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Texas Tech National Wind Institute Hosts West Texas Mesonet Ribbon Cutting

Emily Gardner

November 6, 2015

This is the first collaboration for the West Texas Mesonet Network and Western Texas College.

West Texas Mesonet #93

WHAT: West Texas Mesonet (WTM) Ribbon Cutting

WHEN: 1:30 p.m.
Thursday (Nov. 12)

WHERE: Western Texas College Research Park: 2170 FM 2763, Snyder

EVENT: Texas Tech University's West Texas Mesonet and Western Texas College have worked together for five years. The West Texas Mesonet in Snyder is the first project the two have built together, and this is the 93rd station built in the WTM network. The project started in June and construction was completed in September.

Faculty and staff of the National Wind Institute, including associate director Andy Swift, will attend along with WTM employees. Barbara Beebe, Western Texas College president, and the Western Texas College wind energy deans, faculty and staff also will attend.

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CONTACT:  Liz Inskip-Paulk, unit coordinator for marketing/communications, National Wind Institute, Texas Tech University, (806) 834-2273 or elizabeth.paulk@ttu.edu