The Austin College Weather Station (ACWX) is located on Austin College's Sneed Environmental Research Area, approximately 10 miles west of Sherman. The weather station provides unique opportunities to study weather and climate in North Texas.

Established in Spring 2001 by undergraduate physics students, the main objectives of the weather station are:

  • To measure the surface energy balance for land-atmosphere research
  • To provide reliable meteorological information for the Austin College and local communities
  • To involve undergraduates in high quality scientific research.