In our part of the country, storms can do much more than water lawns and gardens. They can crush the flowers, flood yards and ravage homes and trees.
As the winter storm season approaches, it's good to know when nasty weather is coming and to be ready to deal with the problems that it can leave behind.
The Color LCD Wireless Weather Station from La Crosse Technology. It’s a little more expensive than some weather monitors, but it has a few more features than the others. The color screen, for example, is larger and easier to read than displays on smaller monitors.
The system includes a weather-resistant sensor that you mount outside where it transmits outdoor temperature and humidity readings to the indoor base station. The base station uses a standard power cord but it has a battery backup that will keep it going if it loses AC power.