How do you train? And how weather affects the railroads

It’s amazing when you think about it: how much of the stuff we have in our apartments and homes was shipped on a train. You name it: vegetables, video game consoles, TV’s/monitors, air conditioners, fans and heaters, vehicles, stereos, smart phones, oil, coal, wheat, recyclables, steel…and on and on. In the last portion of their […]

Got a kid’s Little League, soccer, high school football game, or outdoor event you’re responsible for? Read this.

Carnivals. Concerts. Deep fried…well, just about everything you can think of. Animals being judged. It’s fair time across the Midwest, and in other areas of the country as well. Cities have farmer’s markets, and back to school events like football games are starting up. It’s also the “second” severe weather season in the Midwest. This […]

When accuracy isn’t good enough

Hello everyone, This evening, I made a very interesting decision for our subscribers. Working with our CTO and programmer Ryan Hickman, we successfully transitioned using the FAA and aviation databases from governments around the world to plot our METARs, instead of using the database that the National Weather Service uses. This should show up globally […]