Wind Energy & Weather Radar

Don’t be fooled by myths about wind energy and weather radar. Research shows that fears about wind turbines interfering with weather radar are misunderstood.

Did you know…

  • The National Weather Service has indicated that Alta Farms Wind Project will have low (almost zero) operational impact on Lincoln, Illinois weather radar.
  • Alta Farms has voluntarily committed in the Special Use Permit to shut down the wind turbines for the duration of all severe thunderstorm and tornado warnings in DeWitt County.
  • The National Weather Service is the expert in weather, water, and climate data, forecasts and warnings for the protections of life and property and enhancement of the national economy.