About Plains Weather Network

The Plains Weather Network was founded in May of 2008 by Drew of Membership is open to those with Personal Weather Stations in the Plains area of the United States (North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas) and member sites can be viewed on the home page.
Hosting for the network is provided by starting May, 2012.

The weather networking idea comes from Chris Arndt at, he is the founder of the Southwestern Weather Network.

The members of this site contribute their data to the map on the home page allowing for a clear and live snap shot of the weather in the Plains states of the USA. It is a great place to visit when there is a storm predicted for the Plains or if you plan on traveling to or in the area.

If you have a weather website using a personal weather station running Weather Display, VWS, or WeatherLink software in (ND, SD, NE, KS), you are invited to join our network. Membership is free, Contact Us to get started. We offer a member mesomap for your site. The map style and rotating data display was a result of collaboration between SWN members as they built their network. Ken True from supplied the backend programming that makes it all work.

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