Texas Tech University

Milestone Mesonet Station Installed at Lubbock Christian University

Paul Tubbs

March 6, 2023

The latest site makes 150 for Texas Tech’s National Wind Institute and the West Texas Mesonet.

WHATTexas Tech University's National Wind Institute (NWI) and West Texas Mesonet (WTM), the largest public mesonet in the country, will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its 150th station at Lubbock Christian University (LCU). 

WHEN:  Thursday (March 9) 10:30 a.m.

WHERE:  2611 Frankford Ave. 

West Texas Mesonet Station
West Texas Mesonet Station

EVENT:  Texas Tech' s NWI will unveil WTM station number 150 on LCU's campus. Each mesonet station monitors 29 different parameters to better evaluate various weather patterns and conditions. The first station was installed in 2000 at Reese Technology Center


CONTACT:  Allison Hirth
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(806) 834-5604