New WTM station at Caprock Canyons State Park!!! Real-time data now online!!! This is a partnership station with the following groups:
The West Texas Mesonet: 63 stations, 43 counties, 2 states, 2 time zones.
Photo of WTM station number 61 located in Caprock Canyons State Park. Photo looking west-northwest toward the caprock edge. WTM CAPR station elevation is 2650 feet. Mesonet station is located south of Lake Theo and on flat pasture-land on the bison preserve.
GOOGLE map overlay (looking west) showing the caprock escarpment with Caprock Canyons State Park on the right. The Caprock Canyons mesonet station will have higher winds speeds during cold fronts/outflow and downslope wind events due to it's location. The Turkey (VALL) and Silverton (SILV) mesonet stations are very close to CAPR (8 miles ESE and 7 miles WNW respectively).