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14th August 2019

NEPO launch solution for Weather Forecasting Services

NEPO’s solution for weather forecasting services went live on 1 August 2019.

NEPO230 Weather Forecasting Services helps public sector organisations plan, manage and deliver their winter service management requirements. The solution includes the following:
  • Provision of weather forecasting information via the existing NEPO winter weather bureau system (available under NEPO217).
  • Provision of data from weather radars, allowing analysis of storm structures and their potential to cause severe weather.
  • Additional back-up of bureau data and forecasting information, offering continuity in the event of the bureau system becoming unavailable.
The solution has been awarded for an initial four-year period, with an option to extend for a further two years.

Two suppliers have been appointed to the solution
  • MeteoGroup Limited (ranked first)
  • MetDesk Limited (ranked second)
A User Guide and other useful information is being developed to help contracting authorities to use the solution, click here to find out more and request information.

Contracting authorities may also be interested in NEPO217 Winter Bureau & Helpdesk Service.