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Helping Business Weather the Storm

Weather from WDT / Utilities

by Stephen Strum, on Mar 22, 2017 1:16:46 PM

Do you know how to use weather data to estimate energy demand with respect to Heating Degree Days (HDDs) and Cooling Degree Days (CCDs)? Weather is the primary driver in …

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Topics:Renewable EnergyOil & GasUtilitiesFrontier

by Renny Vandewege, on Mar 15, 2017 11:03:11 AM

Spring severe weather can bring major disruptions and threats to Utilities and their customers. Tornadoes, lightning, and damaging wind all bring respective threats that could danger field workers, cause power outages …

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Topics:WeatherOpsLive EventsOil & GasUtilitiesThunderstorm

by Matt Gaffner, on Feb 10, 2017 12:25:40 PM

Spring and summer are typically when we see the most tornadoes, but that doesn’t mean that tornadoes won’t happen any other time of the year. Using our TornadoTrax product, I have created …

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Topics:TornadoUtilitiesThunderstormGeographic Information Systems

by Daphne Thompson, on Jan 12, 2017 2:51:22 PM

WDT's utility partners are currently preparing for an upcoming winter storm. It goes without saying, for utilities, the winter season is quite often the most punishing of the year. Ice …

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Topics:WeatherOpsSnowUtilitiesPrecipitation

by Daphne Thompson, on Oct 14, 2016 3:26:05 PM

A rare Oregon tornado struck today. When you think of tornadoes, Oregon is not usually the first state that comes to mind. October is not usually the first month that …

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Topics:RadarScopeTornadoUtilitiesThunderstormPrecipitation

by Daphne Thompson, on Jun 28, 2016 11:38:53 AM

One of the most critical tasks of any control center or dispatch operator is quickly pinpointing areas of system disruption. From power lines and substations, to wind turbines and pipelines, weather …

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Topics:WeatherOpsSkyWiseDevelopersLightningTornadoUtilities

by Steve Miller, on Apr 28, 2016 9:41:58 AM

Norman, OK - April 28, 2016 — Weather risk and analytics leader Weather Decision Technologies, Inc. (WDT) announces that Aiken Electric Co-op has contracted with the company to utilize WeatherOps risk …

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Topics:WeatherOpsUtilitiesPress