take a plastic storage box... cut a 3" hole in it and run a down pipe (pvc) out the side. Run the hose through the pipe to the WSM with the IQ inside the closed box. This will be weather resistant and allow you to place the unit next to the cooker on the floor.
2013 Stumps Classic - Delivered 4/15/13
Large BGE - Rescued 2012
2010 WSM 22.5"
2010 Weber genesis gas grill
Rescued 22.5 Weber One-touch gold
BBQ Guru CyberQ
2011 Built UDS - Retired