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CRONOS Database » Smith Reynolds Airport (KINT)

Station: KINT - Smith Reynolds Airport        Date of first observation: December 1, 1998
Station type: ASOS - Standard what is this?        
City, State: Winston Salem, NC      County: Forsyth County
Latitude: 36.13372°      Longitude: -80.222°
Elevation: 969 feet above sea level You may select another station if you wish:

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Climate division: NC03 - Northern Piedmont
River basin: Upper Yadkin
Supported by: NOAA National Weather Service
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This station is in the ASOS network. Parameter Metadata for ASOS stations:

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PARAMETER
Air Temperature
resistive temperature device (RTD)
-80F to 130F (-62C to 54C)
RMSE: 1.1F - 7.9F
1min
1min
5min
60min
Dew Point
chilled mirror
-30F to 86F (-34C to 30C)
RMSE: 1.1F - 7.9F
1min
1min
5min
60min
Cloud Level
laser celiometer
100ft - 12,000 ft
+/- 100 ft or 5% (whichever is greater)
12sec
30sec
30min
60min
Visibility
forward scatterometer
<0.25 - 10mi+
+/- 0.25mi - 1.25mi; up to +/- 2 reportable increments between 4mi and 10mi
1min
1min
10min
60min
Weather
precipitation identifier, vibrating element (FZRA)
Detects Light, Moderate, and Heavy Rain or Snow; or Mixed Precipitation, Freezing rain
Solid: 99% detected, 97% correctly identified; Liquid: 99% detected, 90% correctly identified
1min
1min
10min
60min
Obscuration
Derived from Air Temp, Dewpoint, & Visibility
only when visibility < 7mi
Reports haze and fog if within range
Derived
Derived
Derived
60min
Pressure
redundant pressure cells
572mb to 1067mb
+/- 0.7mb
1min
1min
1min
60min
Wind Direction
vane
0 - 359 degees
+/- 5 deg @ speed > 5kt
5sec
5sec
2min
60min
Wind Speed
cup anemometer
0 - 125 kt
+/- 2kt or 5% (whichever is greater)
5sec
5sec
2min
60min
Wind Gust
cup anemometer
0-125 kt
+/- 2kt or 5% (whichever is greater)
5sec
5sec
5sec
60min
Precipitation
heating tipping bucket
0-10 in/hr
+/- 0.02" or 4% of hourly total (whichever is greater)
1min
1min
60min
60min

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