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The Weather Cockpit Pilots Gritting Service

The Weather Cockpit dashboard

A winter gritting service provider have formed a partnership with UBIMET, a global provider of meteorological forecast systems and information, to bring customers The Weather Cockpit.

The Weather Cockpit provides the AccuGrit team with specialist forecasting service to ensure the company's winter maintenance teams know exactly when they need to grit customers’ premises and be prepared for snow clearing operations.

AccuGrit provides a range of winter maintenance services for organisations of all sizes across the UK with a range of ways to pay including subscriptions, pay-per-grit, and weather forecasting only.

UBIMET provides round-the-clock data, weather modelling, radar and satellite images which are analysed and interpreted by high-performing computing systems and the experts who monitor them.

The precise meteorological information provided by UBIMET for the Weather Cockpit enables AccuGrit teams to work more quickly and efficiently than before, ensuring customers not only benefit from cost savings but also a reduction of environmental impact.

Hourly updates from UBIMET that are fed into the Weather Cockpit include highly accurate data on ground temperature, precipitation, snowfall and working conditions.

 

Temperature drop

AccuGrit Director Dean Harvey said: “Accurate and timely weather forecasting underpins everything we do for our customers, so this is fantastic news to be able to share as the temperatures start to fall away in advance of winter arriving. UBIMET have the resources and technology to provide us with real-time data and AI-driven forecasting for The Weather Cockpit which will translate into better service and cost savings for our customers this winter.”

Picture: The Weather Cockpit dashboard.

Article written by Brian Shillibeer

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