UPDATE: Following huge response, WVSU offers additional weather data collection program

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INSTITUTE, WV (AP) — 5/18/2020 6:20 a.m. UPDATE: West Virginia State University’s Extension Service had a large response to its weather data collection program this month and plans to offer another one next week.

The free session will be held virtually through Zoom at 3 p.m. on May 26. The university says participants will learn how to collect weather data from their counties and about the mission and resources available from the U.S. Agriculture Department’s Northeast Climate Hub.

The program aims to have landowners from each West Virginia county participate in data collection. Participants in the full program will receive a free weather station for data collection.

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INSTITUTE, WV (AP) — 5/11/2020 5:30 a.m. ORIGINAL STORY: West Virginia State University Extension Service is offering a video conference presentation on its weather data collection program this week. The goal is to have landowners from each West Virginia county participating in data collection.

The university says those interested will receive a free weather station for data collection. Participants will learn how to collect data from their county.

The session will be conducted in conjunction with the USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station and will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday via Zoom. It is free.

More information and registration are available on the West Virginia State University Extension Service website.

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