WX02: Weather Information Processing and Distribution
Need Area Description
This service package processes and distributes the environmental information collected from the Weather Data Collection service package. This service package uses the environmental data to detect environmental hazards such as icy road conditions, high winds, dense fog, etc. so operational centers and decision support systems can make decision on corrective actions to take. The continuing updates of road condition information and current temperatures can be used to more effectively deploy road maintenance resources, issue general traveler advisories, issue location specific warnings to drivers using the Traffic Information Dissemination service package, and aid operators in scheduling work activity.
Need Area Type
Service PackageWX02: Weather Information Processing and Distribution
|02||Maintenance and construction operations need to be able to process collected environmental information to issue location specific road weather warnings derived from roadway environmental sensor data, vehicle on–board sensor data and weather service operations to make decisions regarding efficient deployment of road maintenance resources based on historical, current and forecasted environmental conditions.|
|03||Maintenance and construction operations needs to process collected environmental information to issue road weather alerts, warnings and advisories derived from roadway environmental sensor data, vehicle on–board sensor data and weather service operations to share the road weather information with emergency management operations, transit management operations, rail operations, weather service operations and other maintenance and construction operations.|