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Walhalla State Fish Hatchery awarded for decades of service November 1, 2018
The Greenville-Spartanburg National Weather Service awarding SCDNR's Walhalla State Fish Hatchery 75 years of official weather observations. (Photo by the Greenville-Spartanburg National Weather Service)
The National Weather Service Cooperative (COOP) Weather station was established in October 1940. It was operated by the U.S. Fish Hatchery, with hatchery personnel taking the observations.
In the 1960ís, the name was changed to Walhalla National Fish Hatchery. The station was manned by members of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service until 1996 when the ownership of the hatchery and the accompanying weather station was transferred to South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR).
The Greenville-Spartanburg National Weather Service recently honored SCDNR's Walhalla State Fish Hatchery for their more than 75 years of official weather observations.
This station was manned by members of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service until 1996.
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