The Kestrel 3000 Pocket Weather Meter is the perfect environmental tool for professional and collegiate athletic trainers, storm chasers, and wildland firefighters alike who understand the importance of monitoring field conditions and keeping workers and athletes safe in hot and humid conditions. You know you're working hard - make sure you're staying safe. The Kestrel 3000 pocket weather meter keeps you from working past your limits.
The Kestrel 3000 measures wind speed, temperature, wind chill, and relative humidity like the Kestrel 2500, but it also adds two important measurements: heat stress index and dew point temperature. These two additional measurements are extremely important to know when working or playing outdoors in hot and humid conditions. Kestrel Wind Meters have been used used by NFL trainers to determine how frequently the athletes need to hydrate, and when the conditions are unhealthy for strenuous exercise.
Extremely popular with woodland firefighters and smokejumpers, the Kestrel 3000 has practically become required equipment with these brave men and women in the field. The Kestrel 3000 is also a vital part of our Heat Stress line of meters that keep people safe from heat stress injuries.
As with all Kestrel meters, the 3000's sensitive and user-replaceable impeller technology provides accurate wind speed info. Additionally, an external temperature sensor and waterproof casing allow you to gauge the temperature of water and snow, as well as the open air. A hard slide-on case, lanyard, and battery are included.