Local HazMat vehicle uses Orion VM™ Weather Station

By: CWS3175, 7:13 PM GMT on October 22, 2014

As a global company, it’s not often that we get to meet our customers face-to-face. Last week we had a visit from Aaron Randall of Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue with their HazMat vehicle which boasts a nine-year-old Orion VM Weather Station.

This particular crew is part of the Oregon Fire Marshal’s HazMat team and is responsible for Western Washington County through to the coast which includes a section of an important pipeline as well as several la...

Weather Monitoring

Updated: 8:03 PM GMT on October 23, 2014

30+ Years of Reliable Capricorn Weather Stations

By: CWS3175, 6:53 PM GMT on September 09, 2014

You've come a long way, baby! Just about the time we're introducing the Capricorn FLX, we get this weather station console in for repair. It's an original Capricorn weather station pre-1980. Says the owner: "Thank you for taking the time to even look at these Vintage units. They were the best you could buy at one time and they worked great."



Unfortunately this one can't be repaired, but we should be able to fix up his 1980s Capricorn II.

Updating the Capricorn line -- our flagship brand of reliable weather stations

By: CWS3175, 8:12 PM GMT on September 04, 2014

Introducing the Capricorn FLX™ – the new generation modular weather station from Columbia Weather Systems. Replacing the Capricorn 2000EX model, the “Flex” maintains the modular system of individual sensors with mechanical wind speed and direction.

Sensor options include:
• wind speed and direction
• temperature (up to four ambient air, soil, and/or water)
• humidity
• rain gauge (tipping bucket)
• solar radiatio...

Weather Station Mounting Options Presented

By: CWS3175, 6:18 PM GMT on June 30, 2014

Because weather monitoring applications vary widely, Columbia Weather Systems offers a variety of options for mounting weather station sensors.

•The Roof Mount Kit includes hardware and guy wires necessary to mount and stabilize a mast to a rooftop. It can be used with either optional 10-foot fiberglass or steel mast, sold separately.

•The Wall Mount Kit includes the hardware to mount a mast to the side of a building. It can be used with th...

Partnering with World-Class Leaders in the Field of Meteorology

By: CWS3175, 6:09 PM GMT on May 22, 2014

Nader and Martha represented Columbia Weather at the recent Celebrate Trade Gala, a partnership of the Oregon Consular Corp, the State of Oregon and the City of Portland. Thanks to Peter Pomponi (below right) of Met One, one of our sensor suppliers, which received the Oregon Export Leader Award. Congratulations!

We are pleased to partner with world-class leaders in the field.

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Hillsboro, OR
Elevation: 220 ft
Temperature: 45.1 °F
Dew Point: 43.7 °F
Humidity: 94%
Wind: 1.5 mph from the SW
Wind Gust: 3.6 mph
Updated: 2:30 AM PDT on November 01, 2014

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