Road Weather Resources

As we hit the half way point of winter, there's a blizzard of resources available around road weather

SICOP Talks Winter Operations
Developed by Rick Nelson under the AASHTO Snow and Ice Cooperative Program, the SICOP’s podcast series about winter maintenance is available here.
Weather Terminology for VMS Messages
FHWA recently conducted a virtual peer exchange with panelists from Colorado, Montana, Idaho, and Utah Departments of Transportation (DOT). Panelists shared their experiences with Variable Message Signs (VMS) weather messaging. To watch the recording, click here.
Integrating Mobile Observations (IMO) Demonstration Site Visit
To support enhancements in agency road weather mobile observations, the Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) hosted a demonstration site visit on NDOT’s latest advances in integrating mobile observations (IMO). Participants included representatives from 14 State DOTs across the country. Discussions included the successes, challenges, and lessons learned in operating IMO from all three IMO state pioneers (Michigan, Minnesota, and Nevada). For more information and additional resources check out the Weather-Savvy Roads IMO Toolkit.