In partnership with the City of Amarillo, we are proud to announce a new WTM station in western Randall online....Umbarger 3NNE!!!


"76th" dedication at the Umbarger 3NNE mesonet station. NWS AMA/City of Amarillo/TTU and the Brandt Family. Photos courtesy city of Amarillo.

New WTM station...Umbarger 3 miles NNE...looking northwest.

WTM station #76 now online and data in all products and feeds...Umbarger. Station is located 9 miles west of Canyon...18 miles southwest of Amarillo. Special thanks to the National Weather Service folks in Amarillo & Lubbock, City of Amarillo, Texas Forest Service, Buffalo Lake YCC, the Brandt family, and Umbarger/Randall Fire Departments who helped build this station.

More specific mesonet site information can be found here.

The West Texas Mesonet: 76 stations, 53 counties, 2 states, 2 time zones....

Construction of the Umbarger station (UMBA) in Randall County...July 2013. Photo Credit: NWS LUB/John Lipe.

GOOGLE image of WTM station #76 (UMBA) Umbarger 3NNE. New station is 18 miles southwest of the Amarillo Southeast WTM station...22 miles west of the Palo Duro Canyon WTM station...22 miles northeast of the Hereford 2NW station.

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