Remoted Automated Weather Station (RAWS)

The RAWS is the North American standard for wildfire weather monitoring and fire danger rating, trusted by the National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC), CALFIRE, and beyond.

Why Choose AEM?

Built for wildfire network design

Pre-configured for wildfire applications and compliant with the Wild Land Fire Management Information database.

Broad sensor compatibility

Flexible and expandable, with the ability to add virtually any analog sensor with the optional SDI-AM module.

Respected and certified

Approved, certified, and serviced by the Remote Sensing Fire Weather Report Unit.

How our RAWS can help

A complete solution

Deployment-ready automated wildfire weather monitoring

Our RAWS systems are a field-ready all-in-one solution for wildfire weather monitoring. Wherever wildfires threaten communities, infrastructure, or natural resources, RAWS can go there to help protect people, investments, and the environment.

Actionable insights

Inform wildfire leadership when it matters most

AEM’s Remote Automated Weather Stations are trusted across North America and the globe because they’re decision enablement tools, not just sensor suites. RAWS and AEM Elements™ 360 application work together to create a highly visual, actionable data story.

flexible and scalable

Fixed or portable for your budget and needs

The RAWS is specifically designed for the rapid creation and scaling of regional fire weather networks. That’s why we offer a Quick Deploy (QD) RAWS for the dynamic days of the planning phase, enabling flexible site studies that improve the quality of the network.

Customer Stories


The Remote Automated Weather Station (RAWS) is the standard for remote automated weather stations used in North America for fire weather monitoring. It is designed specifically with the interests of fire and fuels management agencies for use in remote areas, requiring only annual service and maintenance. Our RAWS solution offers accurate and timely weather information tailored to your specific needs, helping you make informed decisions, optimize operations, and enhance safety in diverse industries such as forestry, utilities, and emergency management.

Our Remote Automated Weather Station (RAWS) stands out for its robust features, rugged construction, and seamless integration capabilities. Engineered for reliability and accuracy, our solution offers remote accessibility, customizable sensor configurations, and compatibility with third-party software systems. Whether you require precise weather data for regulatory compliance, resource management, or risk mitigation, our RAWS delivers unmatched performance and value.

Our Remote Automated Weather Station (RAWS) undergoes rigorous testing and calibration to ensure data accuracy and reliability in the harshest environmental conditions. Equipped with high-quality sensors, redundant communication channels, and advanced data validation algorithms, our RAWS consistently delivers dependable meteorological measurements for critical decision-making and operational planning.

Yes, our Remote Automated Weather Station (RAWS) can be customized to suit your unique needs and preferences. Whether you need additional sensors, specialized data outputs, or integration with existing systems, our experienced team can tailor a solution that aligns with your objectives and maximizes the value of your investment in weather monitoring technology.

AEM offers comprehensive support and maintenance services to ensure optimal performance and longevity of your Remote Automated Weather Station (RAWS). Our offerings include installation assistance, training programs, regular calibration checks, and more. With our dedicated field services and support team standing by to address your inquiries and technical issues, you can rely on our commitment to customer satisfaction and system reliability.


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