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Station Details
Station: NWAY - Wayah        Date of First Observation: February 20, 2003
Station Type: RAWS - what is this?        
City, State: Franklin, NC      County: Macon County
Latitude: 35.17°      Longitude: -83.4°
Elevation: 2160 feet above sea level
Climate Division: NC01 - Southern Mountains
River Basin: Upper Tennessee
Supported By: USFS
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This station is in the RAWS network. Parameter Metadata for RAWS stations:

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PARAMETER
Air Temperature
platinum resistance
-58F to + 140F ( -50C to + 50C)
+/- 1F (+/- 0.6C)
Instantaneous
1min
10min
60min
Relative Humidity
film capacitance
0-100%
0-80%: +/- 2% at 25C, 80%-100%: +/- 5% at 25C
5sec
10min
60min
60min
Precipitation
tipping bucket
0 - 99.99in
within +/- 3% of total
continuous
1min
60min
60min
Wind Speed
cup anemometer or transducers
87 kts (0-100mph)
within +/- 5%
5sec
10min
60min
60min
Wind Direction
vane
0-360 degrees
within +/- 5%
1min
10min
60min
60min
Solar Radiation
photovoltaic detector
0 to 1300 W/m^2
+/- 5% of reading
1min
60min
60min
60min



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