HADS Information for CWDI2 in Kaskaskia River Near Cowden 2se, IL, United States Of America

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Registered Location

Latitude: 39° 13' 47" N (deg min sec), 39.2297° (decimal), 3913.78N (LORAN)
Longitude: 88° 50' 30" W (deg min sec), -88.8417° (decimal), 08850.50W (LORAN)
Elevation: 152 metres (500 feet) -- validated against 158 metres (520 feet) from NED 1/3rd arc-second: Eastern United States
Location: Kaskaskia River Near Cowden 2se, IL, United States Of America
County: Shelby, IL
Data provider: USARMY-CO
Forecast Office: Central Illinois (ILX)

The site location should be at the mark shown -- or very close. Clicking within the map area (or you can drag the 'CWDI2' marker) will display the latitude/longitude of that point.

If the displayed location (or elevation) of the weather observing location is incorrect, please drag the marker to the right location (or click in the right location), and then send the updated information. Please note that we are trying to spot either the Stevenson Screen (or equivalent) or the location where the barometric readings are taken.

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The location information for this site was gathered from 2 data sources. The source which most closely matches the consensus is chosen. Many of these sources only report the location to the nearest minute (or hundredth of degree). This can lead to the marker being placed noticeably incorrectly. Please see Discussion of Location Errors for more information. Show location history.

There are no photographs of the station. If you have pictures of this location, then please email them to cwdi2@photo.gladstonefamily.net.

You can try to find photographs from the area surrounding the site marker by clicking on Find nearby photographs.

Data Status

Data is being received for this station, but until the end of day processing has been run (about 12 hours after the end of the UTC day), the graphs will not appear.

Neighboring Stations

This is a list of stations that are close to this station.

You can also subscribe to an RSS feed to tell you when new stations come online in this area. Choose either within 100 miles or 250 miles . For stations covered by your Forecast Office: Central Illinois (ILX) .

SiteDistanceLocation
UP7798.1 milesNortheast Clrkbg, IL, United States Of America (lat 39.3166°, long -88.7412°, altitude 189 metres) (data present)
WB9QPM12.2 milesNorth Shelbyville, IL, US (lat 39.4050°, long -88.8117°, altitude 188 metres) (data present)
UP78016.3 milesNorthwest Dolvil, IL, United States Of America (lat 39.4403°, long -88.9771°, altitude 203 metres) (data present)
K1H220.0 milesSoutheast Effingham, Effingham County Memorial Airport, IL, United States (lat 39.0712°, long -88.5292°, altitude 179 metres) (data present)
FW128920.5 milesEast Teutopolis, IL, US (lat 39.1325°, long -88.4795°, altitude 183 metres) (data present)
VLA924.0 milesSouthwest Vandalia, IL, United States Of America (lat 38.9915°, long -89.1662°, altitude 163 metres) (data present)
Q44BX24.5 milesSouthwest Q44B Vandalia, IL, United States Of America (lat 38.9033°, long -89.0169°, altitude 167 metres) (data present)
UP34325.4 milesNorth Kirkvl, IL, United States Of America (lat 39.5713°, long -88.6694°, altitude 206 metres) (data present)
KC9S26.5 milesNorth Sullivan, IL, US (lat 39.5997°, long -88.7093°, altitude 205 metres) (data present)
KTAZ33.6 milesNorthwest Taylorville, Taylorville Municipal Airport, IL, United States (lat 39.5351°, long -89.3294°, altitude 190 metres) (data present)

The sites marked above thus did not report continuously during the analysis period, so the offsets may (probably will) not be accurate.

Location Formats

The location is shown in three different formats. Each of these is used in some software, and is shown on some websites.

Degrees Minutes Seconds: VWS/VWSAPRS, WeatherLink 5.5, WeatherLink (5.2-5.4), WeatherView (Linux)

Decimal degrees: FreeWX, WeatherView32 (PC application)

LORAN: WeatherDisplay, WUHU, Henriksen WServer

Resources

CWOP Home: This describes the whole CWOP program and has a large amount of useful information.

CWOP Siting Guide (PDF): This is a guide to siting and operating a CWOP station. This is a must-read document.

Another CWOP Guide (PDF): This is another guide to siting and operating a CWOP station. This is a must-read document.

Urban Siting and Operations (PDF): This is a guide to siting and operating a CWOP station in an urban environment.

APRS WX Message format: This describes the actual format of the messages transmitted that carry WX information.

WXQC Mailing List: This is a mailing list where data quality issues are discussed. Assistance with software configuration can often be found here.

Topo Map Reading Guide: How to read USGS topographic maps, with a good section on reading contours.

Geographically nearby web pages: Use Geourl to find web pages that deal with locations geographically close to this site.


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