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Hi-tech weather network fires up in South Australia

FARMERS in the South Australian Mallee and Riverland have access to hi-tech weather information with the $1.4 million Mesonet weather network now fully online.

Staff writer
 A network of 70 weather stations is now operational in the South Australian Mallee.

A network of 70 weather stations is now operational in the South Australian Mallee.

The network was officially launched this week with 30 new automatic weather stations being added across the two regions. The network will generate localised weather data which is easily accessed and can...

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