Term of the Road Dictionary

road weather information system

  • Language : PIARC Road Dictionary / English
  • Theme : Operations Transport Intelligent Transport Systems
  • Definition : Set of electronic monitoring outposts located throughout a road network to provide data on wind speed, air and ground temperature, and rainfall. Note: the system comprises sensors, outstations, instations and master stations, and may also include the weather forecasting for the sensor sites.
  • Abbreviation : RWIS

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