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Austin Althouse Awarded with KSHSAA "Heart of the Arts" Award

Posted on February 8, 2018 at 6:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Austin Althouse a student from Douglass High School is being honored with the 2017 KSHSAA Heart of the Arts Award, which recognizes the values of participants in high school arts programs that go above and beyond the norm. KSHSAA Executive Director Gary Musselman invited all member high schools of the Association to submit the name of a student(s), teacher(s), or group(s) demonstrating such qualities. Austin Althouse was selected from five outstanding nominations submitted by KSHSAA member se...

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Austin Althouse Recognized By Kansas Dept of Education's TASN for Sound System Work at DHS

Posted on August 5, 2017 at 3:35 PM Comments comments (0)

Austin Althouse has been featured by KWCH 12 Eyewitness News and the Butler County Times for his knowledge of weather. But this past May, he was recognized by the Kansas Department of Education's Technical Assistance System Network or TASN for short. TASN, according to their website, provides technical assistance to help and support school districts' implementation of evidence-based practices. The video production occured on Friday, May 12th.

NWIDC Digital HD10 Core to replace NWIDC Digital HD10 Thunder

Posted on August 4, 2017 at 12:25 PM Comments comments (0)

The NWIDC Digital HD10 Thunder will be replaced with a new version of the NWIDC Software. AWN will be releasing NWIDC Digital HD10 Core. The reason for this update is because of many performance issues we have had with the program. The program has the tendency to crash when it is needed the most. The program is also known to not always update some information. While some of this can be blamed on a poor internet connection, the choice was made to discontinue NWIDC Digital HD10 Thunder and crea...

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Your Thanksgiving 2016 Forecast

Posted on November 22, 2016 at 12:55 PM Comments comments (0)

Hold on to your feathers because this Thanksgiving is going to be a windy one!

This year's Thanksgiving celebration is going to be a windy one for areas near Wichita as a cold front comes into the area next week bring temperatures in the lower 50s. Stay tuned for updates and hope everyone has a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday!


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A Frontier Christmas 2016 Forecast

Posted on November 17, 2016 at 12:10 PM Comments comments (0)


Expect cooler weather this weekend for A Frontier Christmas 2016. You can expect highs near 50 so it is recommended to bring a coat. Last year, it was cold as it was maybe around lower 40s. Even our sun couldn't help us warm up. Since Thanksgiving ...
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AWN to Conduct Performance and Capabilities Testing of the NWIDC Digital HD10 Thunder Software

Posted on November 4, 2016 at 2:25 PM Comments comments (0)

The AustinWeather Company and the AWL Weather Network will be performing performance and capabilities testing of the NWIDC Digital HD10 Thunder software. The reason for conducting these tests is to see how the software reacts under specific weather, internet, and computer conditions. These tests hopefully, will be able to help AWN understand some problems in the software such as the program crashing. AWN will be releasing the test results when all data has been accounted for.

Dangerous Severe Weather Threat Today!

Posted on October 3, 2016 at 2:05 PM Comments comments (0)

A dangerous severe weather threat is possible this evening across South Central Kansas with the chance of baseball sized hail and destructive 75 mph straight line winds. Flooding is also a concern. Here is today's SPC Outlook.


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NWIDC Status Report: Weather Alerts Are Going Well

Posted on September 14, 2016 at 9:40 AM Comments comments (0)

The AWL Weather Network rolled out an update to the NWIDC software in May of 2016. This update was centered around automatic weather alerts. The alerts are going quite well. The update and software is going really well and we are working on getting some bugs out of the software that are causing it to crash. We have an update that will be rolled out soon that includes the following: 

  • In Program Support Including: Link for TeamViewer Support, Online Knowlege Base.
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AWNHD Broadcast Audio to be put into Nobex Radio App

Posted on July 1, 2016 at 1:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Unfortunantly, the AWN Weather App has not gone as planned. Therefore for now, AWN will not have a mobile app. However, a person that has been helping set up the AWN with Nobex did say that people won't see video but will be able to hear the AWN broadcasts's audio. Please stay tuned for updates.

Automatic Weather Alerts Now Available on AWN

Posted on May 12, 2016 at 2:55 PM Comments comments (0)

AWN has released a historic update of the NWIDC software application. The weather alerts are the center of this update as they are now relying on the National Weather Service's RSS feeds and not AWN to display the warnings. Alerts used to display the type of alerts and when it expires. Now, you will get the FULL text just as it is written by the NWS Meteorologist. The alert ticker however as of 5/12/2016, does not have the abillity to hide if no alerts are in effect. So until then, you will h...

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Local Forecast Now Available in the Local Version

Posted on May 2, 2016 at 10:40 AM Comments comments (0)

AWN is proud to announce that the Local Version of the Local Forecast segment is now working. Users will be getting a NWIDC Update within the next few days. If you have any questions, email us at [email protected]