West Texas Mesonet Celebrates 15th Anniversary

National Wind Institute event includes new website launch.

WHAT: Event to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the West Texas Mesonet and the launch of a new website.

WHEN: 2 p.m., Thursday (June 4)
3 p.m. optional tour of NWI facilities

WHERE: National Wind Institute, 1103 Fillmore Drive, Lubbock

EVENT: Texas Tech University President M. Duane Nellis and Senior Vice President for Research Robert V. Duncan will give remarks prior to tours.

The media and the public are invited to attend, but space is limited. Please RSVP to bryce.looney@ttu.edu.

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CONTACT:  Bryce Looney, unit coordinator, National Wind Institute, Texas Tech University, (806) 787-5772 or bryce.looney@ttu.edu.

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