Across Kentucky – March 31, 2016

Western Kentucky University’s Research Foundation was recently approved by the state ag development board for a $105,000 grant of state funds for software and instrumentation improvements of the Kentucky Mesonet weather monitoring system. Stuart Foster heads up that network and discusses its role here, and...

Across Kentucky – April 13, 2015

A report on a partnership between Butler County and the Kentucky Climate Center’s Mesonet, to provide the community with real time, local weather data for use by farmers and the general population. Western Kentucky University Mesonet Coordinator, Stuart Foster, talks about the network’s 66th county...

Across Kentucky – September 26, 2012

  A report on the latest plan to install a Mesonet weather station in Barren County. Kentucky’s State Climatologist, Dr. Stuart Foster, at Western Kentucky University’s Research Foundation, says the system, now with 66 stations statewide, provides high quality, near-real time weather data on a...