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Did you know that the City of Lake Oswego has weather stations providing current weather conditions at 5 different City locations? If you do know of and use the Weather Stations, what do you use the information for?
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Water Conservation Coordinator Kevin McCaleb
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Get accurate, up to-the-minute weather and climate information from the five Lake Oswego weather stations. Currently all stations record and display temperature, rainfall, wind speed and direction, relative humidity and dew point. To viiew them, go to https://www.ci.oswego.or.us/publicworks/weather-stations-and-climate-information.
The Municipal Golf course and Westlake sites additionally display soil moisture content, soil temperature and evapotranspiration. A sixth station is currently under construction at Nansen Summit park, lake Oswego's highest point.
To access the station nearest your home or business go to the interactive map at http://gis.ci.oswego.or.us/Public/Weather/Flexmap.html. Type in your address and you will be automatically linked to the weather station that geographically and climatically most closely matches your location. The link provides elevation so that you can decide probability of being affected by severe weather events.
The weather stations provide Staff with valuable information on climate events and how these events may impact you and what the City can do to minimize those effects. You can use the sites to help determine summer watering needs, and to view general daily conditions around town.
-City Hall in downtown Lake Oswego
-Operations facility on Jean Road
-Cooks Butte Reservoir
-Westlake Fire Station