DTN WeatherSentry Alternatives

Perry Weather: A DTN WeatherSentry alternative with fast alerts, on-site WBGT, and accurate data

Precise On-Site WBGT Measurements

Perry Weather’s commercial-grade WBGT sensor provides highly accurate readings with a full sensor suite including a critical sensor, black globe thermometer.

Free Weather Policy Setup

We’ll build your Perry Weather account with custom mobile and on-site alerts based on your policies. Just send them to us and we’ll handle setup.

Fast first-strike lightning alerts

Perry Weather offers accurate, instant alerts with strike info and countdown timers, so you know exactly when it’s safe to resume activities.

Comparing Perry Weather vs. DTN Weather Sentry

Perry Weather
DTN WeatherSentry
Web Dashboard & Mobile App
Outdoor warning system (optional)
Auto lightning strike timer
Alerts for multiple locations, including GPS location
Organization policy breach alerts
Text message (SMS), push notifications, and email alerts
Configurable quiet times and alert settings
Policy alert directives (e.g. “20 mins rest per 1hr activity”)
24/7 text/call/phone meteorologist support
On-site WBGT monitor (with black globe sensor)
Automated WBGT historical data logging
Mass text staff (e.g. “All outdoor activities cancelled today.”)
On-site weather station
Text-to-speech PA functionality

“Perry Weather is timely, accurate, and actionable data that is always available. Takes any guess work out of event planning and management, making the weather something we just don’t have to be concerned about anymore.”

– Brett Mortensen, Head Athletic Trainer
Brigham Young University

Why choose Perry Weather over DTN WeatherSentry

Here are some reasons to choose Perry Weather over DTN WeatherSentry:

Dedicated support

The number one reason people cite for loving Perry Weather? Our customer service. We’re always here to help with real people offering chat, email, or phone support during normal business hours.

All Perry Weather customers also receive 24/7 meteorologist support via phone, text, or email. So if you have a big event coming up and you’re uncertain of which way the weather will turn, our degreed meteorologists have your back.

Unlimited locations

Perry Weather lets you manage as many locations as you want under one account. With Perry Weather, you can make sure all your locations follow your organization’s rules and have proper security settings.

For example, let’s say you’re a school district. The athletic trainer at one school doesn’t need weather alerts from other schools. But you can feel confident knowing you can control settings for all schools in your district from Perry Weather.

Data you can trust

If real-time, on-location readings matter to you, Perry Weather offers on-site weather stations. Our commercial grade sensors provide accurate measurements of critical factors like WBGT and lightning strikes directly from your field or facility. You’ll get the precise, actionable insights you need to make informed decisions.

Up-to-date weather data

Perry Weather’s on-site weather stations update your dashboard with fresh weather data every 5 minutes, providing you with the most up-to-date weather information possible.

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Perry Weather vs. DTN Weather Sentry.
What’s right for me?

Great question! We obviously think we’re pretty great, but here’s an honest comparison:

Both Perry Weather and DTN WeatherSentry allow you to monitor severe weather and alert those who need to know what to do when severe weather strikes.

To help you decide between Perry Weather and DTN Weather Sentry, let’s dive into the details.

All features are accurate at the time of writing, but they may change over time.

Platform user friendliness

Perry Weather and DTN WeatherSentry both report on similar data, such as WBGT, lightning strikes, humidity, ambient temperature, wind speed, and more. However, the interface in which you access this crucial information are vastly different. Take a look below at an example screenshot from Perry Weather and DTN Weather Sentry.

Perry Weather’s Interface:

At a glance, you’re able to see:

  • Risk Forecast information – on the Perry Weather dashboard, you’ll be informed of what risks are most likely to occur that day, and during which time frame. This allows you to easily make changes or adjustments ot your outdoor activities with confidence.
  • Current conditions from any location, including your current location such as temperature, precipitation, heat index, WBGT, and wind speed
  • Lightning status for 0-10mi, 10-20mi, 20-30mi, or whatever distance you prefer. You can also view this visually on the Live Radar.
  • Forecast high temp, low temp, precip, heat index, WBGT, and wind speed over time. You can conveniently use the toggle to view this information hourly or daily for the week.
  • Perry Weather customers with weather stations can also get a live camera feed of all locations which is featured at the top of the dashboard.

DTN WeatherSentry’s Interface:

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Take Perry Weather for a test drive with a two-week free trial. Get started today!