National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

Do you live in the Richland Center, Wisconsin, or Waukon or Oelwein  Iowa area, and have an avid interest in weather? If you do, how about volunteering to become the official weather observer for your community?

The National Weather Service will provide an official thermometer system and rain gauge, and the training needed to record and report the temperature, rain and snow.  The prospective observer will need to have an area that is suitable for placing the equipment and should have access to the internet. The observations are to be taken at between 6 am and 8 am daily. 


If you are interested and would like more information please send an email to Tom.Stangeland@NOAA.GOV.