Daily Weather Analysis
Our gritting service is underpinned by the most reliable forecasting service available to minimise unnecessary gritting. We have invested in your service provision by using the world-leading weather and climate service. We are accredited with the Met Office Winter Gritting Quality Mark, Gold standard.
The 'Open Site' forecast takes road temperature readings as well as many other variable factors into account to determine the potential for frost and ice forming.
Our gold standard trained weather team monitor the weather status daily from October through into April so you don’t have to. We buy in daily forecasts 'Open Site' specific to your location so as to gain the most accurate forecast for your site. These forecasts combine actual road surface temperatures as well as other prevailing conditions such as precipitation and cloud cover to determine the likelihood of frost, ice or snow.
Daily reports are received which provide a traffic light scenario with regard to the prospect of frost, ice or snow developing. It is this traffic light system that provides the basis for attendance and removes the element of responsibility in second guessing the weather. Example: