Storm Intercept Forecasting Links

Roger Edwards

1995-2016 Roger Edwards, all rights reserved. Last updated 31 May 16 for links

Here's a list of my favorite Web sites that directly benefit storm-intercept forecasting, arranged by forecast period then by data type. This list is not intended to be all-inclusive -- just to make my life easier when doing storm forecasting out on the road. If you find this page useful, bookmark it. If not, ignore it. I'll update this as needed; so if you find a bad (or better) link, please send e-mail.

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Current Norman Weather: Norman Mesonet and NWC Meteorogram == Norman Rainfall Totals (at my place)

STORM INTERCEPT FORECASTING

BULK NUMERICAL GUIDANCE:

Model Forecast Soundings: == NIU-SCH == Earl Barker == NOAA RR Soundings == CoD Model Page (click for model soundings)== PivotalWx Model Page (click for model soundings)== Twisterdata (click for model soundings) COD Popularity Map

    Extended CFS, MREF, CLIMATOLOGY, COMPOSITES

      MREF-MARS severe probabilities

      CFS + pseudo-SCP chiclet charts (caution: bandwidth/memory hog)

      SPC Day 4-8

DETERMINISTIC MODELS:

ECMWF

    00Z ECMWF 24-hourlies from COD:

    200 mb isotach:
    ==Init, day-1 ==24, day-2 ==48, day-2 ==72, day-3 ==96, day-4 ==120, day-5 ==144, day-6 ==168, day-7==

    500 mb height/isotach:
    ==Init, day-1 ==24, day-2 ==48, day-2 ==72, day-3 ==96, day-4 ==120, day-5 ==144, day-6 ==168, day-7==

    MSLP, 850-mb temp:
    ==Init, day-1 ==24, day-2 ==48, day-2 ==72, day-3 ==96, day-4 ==120, day-5 ==144, day-6 ==168, day-7==

      500-mb + PMSL overlay 4-panel days 3-6 from Unysis

      0Z 4-panel 500/700/850/sfc from PSU: == Init == 24 == 48 == 72 == 96 == 120 == 144 == 168 == Loop

    NAM

    NAM model menus from: Twisterdata (click for PFC)

    Early 12Z NAM from NCEP:


      12Z NAM Parameter Forecast Time (Hours)
      250 mb Hgt/Isotachs Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60 66 72 78 84
      500 mb Hgt/Vort Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60 66 72 78 84
      700 mb Hgt/RH/VV Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60 66 72 78 84
      850 mb Hgt/Temp/Wind Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60 66 72 78 84
      Pmsl & 1000-500 mb Thickness Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60 66 72 78 84
      Total Precip & Pmsl Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60 66 72 78 84
      Sim Ref Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60 66 72 78 84


    Early 0Z NAM from NCEP:

      00Z NAM Parameter

      Forecast Time (Hours)

      250 mb Hgt/Isotachs Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60 66 72 78 84
      500 mb Hgt/Vort Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60 66 72 78 84
      700 mb Hgt/RH/VV Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60 66 72 78 84
      850 mb Hgt/Temp/Wind Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60 66 72 78 84
      Pmsl & 1000-500 mb Thickness Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60 66 72 78 84
      Total Precip & Pmsl Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60 66 72 78 84
      Sim Ref Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60 66 72 78 84



    12Z NAM from COD:

      NAM Parameter

      Forecast Time (Hours)

      250 mb Height, Wind Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60 72 84
      500 mb Hgt/Vort Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60 72 84
      500 mb Temp Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60 72 84
      700 mb Hgt-VV Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60 72 84
      850 mb Hgt/Temp Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60 72 84
      850 mb Td Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60 72 84
      Mslp & Precip Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60 72 84
      Sim Ref Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60 72 84
      Mslp, 2-meter Td & LI Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60 72 84
      2-meter Theta-E Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60 72 84
      90-mb MLCAPE Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60 72 84
      STP Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60 72 84
      0-3 km AGL SRH Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60 72 84


    18Z NAM from COD:

      NAM Parameter

      Forecast Time (Hours)

      250 mb Height, Wind Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60 72 84
      500 mb Hgt/Vort Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60 72 84
      500 mb Temp Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60 72 84
      700 mb Hgt-VV Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60 72 84
      850 mb Hgt/Temp Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60 72 84
      850 mb Td Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60 72 84
      Mslp & Precip Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60 72 84
      Sim Ref Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60 72 84
      Mslp, 2-meter Td & LI Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60 72 84
      2-meter Theta-E Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60 72 84
      90-mb MLCAPE Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60 72 84
      STP Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60 72 84
      0-3 km AGL SRH Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60 72 84


    00Z NAM from COD:

      NAM Parameter

      Forecast Time (Hours)

      250 mb Height, Wind Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60 72 84
      500 mb Hgt/Vort Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60 72 84
      500 mb Temp Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60 72 84
      700 mb Hgt-VV Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60 72 84
      850 mb Hgt/Temp Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60 72 84
      850 mb Td Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60 72 84
      Mslp & Precip Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60 72 84
      Sim Ref Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60 72 84
      Mslp, 2-meter Td & LI Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60 72 84
      2-meter Theta-E Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60 72 84
      90-mb MLCAPE Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60 72 84
      STP Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60 72 84
      0-3 km AGL SRH Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60 72 84


    UKMET

    UKMO 6-hourlies from Meteocentre:

      12Z UKMO Parameter

      Forecast Time (Hours)

      250 mb Height, Wind Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 60 72
      500 mb Hgt/Vort Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 60 72
      850 mb Hgt/Temp Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 60 72
      Mslp & Precip Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 60 72

      00Z UKMO Parameter

      Forecast Time (Hours)

      250 mb Height, Wind Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 60 72
      500 mb Hgt/Vort Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 60 72
      850 mb Hgt/Temp Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 60 72
      Mslp & Precip Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 60 72

    SPECTRAL

    Spectral model menus: from Twisterdata (click for PFC)

      Early 12Z GFS Spectral from NCEP:

        12Z Spectral Parameter

        Forecast Time (Hours)

        250 mb Hgt/Isotachs Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60 66 72 78 84
        500 mb Hgt/Vort Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60 66 72 78 84
        700 mb Hgt/RH/VV Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60 66 72 78 84
        850 mb Hgt/Temp/Wind Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60 66 72 78 84
        Pmsl & 1000-500 mb Thickness Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60 66 72 78 84
        Total Precip & Pmsl Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60 66 72 78 84



      Early 00Z GFS Spectral from NCEP:

        00Z Spectral Parameter

        Forecast Time (Hours)

        250 mb Hgt/Isotachs Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60 66 72 78 84
        500 mb Hgt/Vort Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60 66 72 78 84
        700 mb Hgt/RH/VV Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60 66 72 78 84
        850 mb Hgt/Temp/Wind Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60 66 72 78 84
        Pmsl & 1000-500 mb Thickness Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60 66 72 78 84
        Total Precip & Pmsl Init 6 12 18 24 30 36 42 48 54 60 66 72 78 84

    12Z GFS Spectral from COD:

      12Z Spectral Parameter

      Forecast Time (Hours)

      250 mb Hgt/Isotachs Init 12 24 36 48 60 72 84 96 108 120 132 144 156 168 180 192 204 216 228 240
      500 mb Hgt/Vort Init 12 24 36 48 60 72 84 96 108 120 132 144 156 168 180 192 204 216 228 240
      700 mb Hgt/VV Init 12 24 36 48 60 72 84 96 108 120 132 144 156 168 180 192 204 216 228 240
      850 mb Hgt/Temp/Wind Init 12 24 36 48 60 72 84 96 108 120 132 144 156 168 180 192 204 216 228 240
      Pmsl, 1000-500 mb Thk, CPCP Init 12 24 36 48 60 72 84 96 108 120 132 144 156 168 180 192 204 216 228 240
      Sfc Dewpt & LI Init 12 24 36 48 60 72 84 96 108 120 132 144 156 168 180 192 204 216 228 240
      Sfc Thetae Init 12 24 36 48 60 72 84 96 108 120 132 144 156 168 180 192 204 216 228 240
      SBCAPE & CINH Init 12 24 36 48 60 72 84 96 108 120 132 144 156 168 180 192 204 216 228 240
      SCP Init 12 24 36 48 60 72 84 96 108 120 132 144 156 168 180 192 204 216 228 240



    00Z GFS Spectral from COD:

      00Z Spectral Parameter

      Forecast Time (Hours)

      250 mb Hgt/Isotachs Init 12 24 36 48 60 72 84 96 108 120 132 144 156 168 180 192 204 216 228 240
      500 mb Hgt/Vort Init 12 24 36 48 60 72 84 96 108 120 132 144 156 168 180 192 204 216 228 240
      700 mb Hgt/VV Init 12 24 36 48 60 72 84 96 108 120 132 144 156 168 180 192 204 216 228 240
      850 mb Hgt/Temp/Wind Init 12 24 36 48 60 72 84 96 108 120 132 144 156 168 180 192 204 216 228 240
      Pmsl, 1000-500 mb Thk, CPCP Init 12 24 36 48 60 72 84 96 108 120 132 144 156 168 180 192 204 216 228 240
      Sfc Dewpt & LI Init 12 24 36 48 60 72 84 96 108 120 132 144 156 168 180 192 204 216 228 240
      Sfc Thetae Init 12 24 36 48 60 72 84 96 108 120 132 144 156 168 180 192 204 216 228 240
      SBCAPE & CINH Init 12 24 36 48 60 72 84 96 108 120 132 144 156 168 180 192 204 216 228 240
      SCP Init 12 24 36 48 60 72 84 96 108 120 132 144 156 168 180 192 204 216 228 240


    GFS Spectral 500 mb Heights & Vorticity to 144 hours
    GFS Spectral Mslp & 1000-500 mb Thickness to 144 hours

    To 72 hours:


    200 mb Isotachs & Streamlines
    500 mb Heights & Vorticity
    700 mb VV and Precip
    850 mb Temperature, RH and Wnd
    Mslp & 1000-500 Thickness
    CAPE and Precipitable Water

      SPECTRAL NA ENSEMBLES

      "Spaghetti" plots (500 mb: 546 and 567 dm lines):
      ==48h, day-2 ==72h, day-3 ==96h, day-4 ==120h, day-5 ==144h, day-6 ==168h, day-7 ==192h, day-8 ==216h, day-9 ==240h, day-10 ==264h, day-11 ==288h, day-12 ==312h, day-13 ==336h, day-14 ==360h, day-15==

      Mean 500 mb:
      ==48h, day-2 ==72h, day-3 ==96h, day-4 ==120h, day-5 ==144h, day-6 ==168h, day-7 ==192h, day-8 ==216h, day-9 ==240h, day-10 ==264h, day-11 ==288h, day-12 ==312h, day-13 ==336h, day-14 ==360h, day-15==

      Mean PMSL:
      ==48h, day-2 ==72h, day-3 ==96h, day-4 ==120h, day-5 ==144h, day-6 ==168h, day-7 ==192h, day-8 ==216h, day-9 ==240h, day-10 ==264h, day-11 ==288h, day-12 ==312h, day-13 ==336h, day-14 ==360h, day-15==

SREF (SPC Ensemble)

    Latest SPC SREF Run, all fields menu with stills and loops

    Plume diagrams map

SSEO

    All fields menu with stills and loops: CONUS (Click on sector changer)

RR

RR model menus: from Twisterdata

    Hourly RR from NCEP:

    9Z RR Parameter

    Forecast Time (Hours)

    250 mb Hgt/Isotachs Init 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
    500 mb Hgt/Vort Init 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
    700 mb Hgt/RH/VV Init 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
    850 mb Hgt/Temp/Wind Init 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
    Pmsl & 1000-500 mb Thickness Init 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
    CAPE & CINH Init 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
    SRH Init 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
    1-hr Precip Init 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18

    12Z RR Parameter

    Forecast Time (Hours)

    250 mb Hgt/Isotachs Init 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
    500 mb Hgt/Vort Init 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
    700 mb Hgt/RH/VV Init 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
    850 mb Hgt/Temp/Wind Init 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
    Pmsl & 1000-500 mb Thickness Init 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
    CAPE & CINH Init 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
    SRH Init 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
    1-hr Precip Init 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18

    15Z RR Parameter

    Forecast Time (Hours)

    250 mb Hgt/Isotachs Init 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
    500 mb Hgt/Vort Init 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
    700 mb Hgt/RH/VV Init 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
    850 mb Hgt/Temp/Wind Init 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
    Pmsl & 1000-500 mb Thickness Init 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
    CAPE & CINH Init 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
    SRH Init 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
    1-hr Precip Init 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18

    18Z RR Parameter

    Forecast Time (Hours)

    250 mb Hgt/Isotachs Init 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
    500 mb Hgt/Vort Init 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
    700 mb Hgt/RH/VV Init 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
    850 mb Hgt/Temp/Wind Init 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
    Pmsl & 1000-500 mb Thickness Init 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
    CAPE & CINH Init 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
    SRH Init 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
    1-hr Precip Init 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18

    21Z RR Parameter

    Forecast Time (Hours)

    250 mb Hgt/Isotachs Init 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
    500 mb Hgt/Vort Init 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
    700 mb Hgt/RH/VV Init 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
    850 mb Hgt/Temp/Wind Init 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
    Pmsl & 1000-500 mb Thickness Init 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
    CAPE & CINH Init 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
    SRH Init 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18
    1-hr Precip Init 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18


    9Z RR 3-hourlies from COD

      RR Parameter

      Forecast Time (Hours)

      250 mb Height, Wind Init 3 6 9 12 loop
      500 mb Height, Vort Init 3 6 9 12 loop
      700 mb Height, VV Init 3 6 9 12 loop
      850 mb Thetae Init 3 6 9 12 loop
      2m AGL Temp/Wind Init 3 6 9 12 loop
      2m AGL Td/LI Init 3 6 9 12 loop
      SBCAPE, CINH Init 3 6 9 12 loop
      STP Init 3 6 9 12 loop
      3 km AGL SRH Init 3 6 9 12 loop

    12Z RR 3-hourlies from COD

      RR Parameter

      Forecast Time (Hours)

      250 mb Height, Wind Init 3 6 9 12 loop
      500 mb Height, Vort Init 3 6 9 12 loop
      700 mb Height, VV Init 3 6 9 12 loop
      850 mb Thetae Init 3 6 9 12 loop
      2m AGL Temp/Wind Init 3 6 9 12 loop
      2m AGL Td/LI Init 3 6 9 12 loop
      SBCAPE Init 3 6 9 12 loop
      STP Init 3 6 9 12 loop
      3 km AGL SRH Init 3 6 9 12 loop

    15Z RR 3-hourlies from COD

      RR Parameter

      Forecast Time (Hours)

      250 mb Height, Wind Init 3 6 9 12 loop
      500 mb Height, Vort Init 3 6 9 12 loop
      700 mb Height, VV Init 3 6 9 12 loop
      850 mb Thetae Init 3 6 9 12 loop
      2m AGL Temp/Wind Init 3 6 9 12 loop
      2m AGL Td/LI Init 3 6 9 12 loop
      SBCAPE Init 3 6 9 12 loop
      STP Init 3 6 9 12 loop
      3 km AGL SRH Init 3 6 9 12 loop

    18Z RR 3-hourlies from COD

      RR Parameter

      Forecast Time (Hours)

      250 mb Height, Wind Init 3 6 9 12 loop
      500 mb Height, Vort Init 3 6 9 12 loop
      700 mb Height, VV Init 3 6 9 12 loop
      850 mb Thetae Init 3 6 9 12 loop
      2m AGL Temp/Wind Init 3 6 9 12 loop
      2m AGL Td/LI Init 3 6 9 12 loop
      SBCAPE, CINH Init 3 6 9 12 loop
      STP Init 3 6 9 12 loop
      3 km AGL SRH Init 3 6 9 12 loop

    21Z RR 3-hourlies from COD

      RR Parameter

      Forecast Time (Hours)

      250 mb Height, Wind Init 3 6 9 12 loop
      500 mb Height, Vort Init 3 6 9 12 loop
      700 mb Height, VV Init 3 6 9 12 loop
      850 mb Thetae Init 3 6 9 12 loop
      2m AGL Temp/Wind Init 3 6 9 12 loop
      2m AGL Td/LI Init 3 6 9 12 loop
      SBCAPE, CINH Init 3 6 9 12 loop
      STP Init 3 6 9 12 loop
      3 km AGL SRH Init 3 6 9 12 loop

    FSL's RR convective probability forecasts

HRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR

ESRL Menu tables for Full-CONUS fields == South-central == North-central

John Hart's SPC HRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR Browser with sectors

NSSL WRF

CONUS Domain

    Total 1h Precip
    01-36h LOOP
    17-20h 21-24h 25-28h 29-32h
    00h 01h 02h 03h 04h 05h 06h 07h 08h 09h 10h 11h 12h 13h 14h 15h 16h 17h 18h 19h 20h 21h 22h 23h 24h 25h 26h 27h 28h 29h 30h 31h 32h 33h 34h 35h 36h

    Simulated Reflectivity
    01-36h LOOP
    17-20h 21-24h 25-28h 29-32h
    00h 01h 02h 03h 04h 05h 06h 07h 08h 09h 10h 11h 12h 13h 14h 15h 16h 17h 18h 19h 20h 21h 22h 23h 24h 25h 26h 27h 28h 29h 30h 31h 32h 33h 34h 35h 36h

    Hourly Max Simulated Reflectivity
    01-36h LOOP
    17-20h 21-24h 25-28h 29-32h
    00h 01h 02h 03h 04h 05h 06h 07h 08h 09h 10h 11h 12h 13h 14h 15h 16h 17h 18h 19h 20h 21h 22h 23h 24h 25h 26h 27h 28h 29h 30h 31h 32h 33h 34h 35h 36h

    Hourly Max Updraft Helicity
    01-36h LOOP
    17-20h 21-24h 25-28h 29-32h
    00h 01h 02h 03h 04h 05h 06h 07h 08h 09h 10h 11h 12h 13h 14h 15h 16h 17h 18h 19h 20h 21h 22h 23h 24h 25h 26h 27h 28h 29h 30h 31h 32h 33h 34h 35h 36h

    Hourly Max 10m Wind Speed
    01-36h LOOP
    17-20h 21-24h 25-28h 29-32h
    00h 01h 02h 03h 04h 05h 06h 07h 08h 09h 10h 11h 12h 13h 14h 15h 16h 17h 18h 19h 20h 21h 22h 23h 24h 25h 26h 27h 28h 29h 30h 31h 32h 33h 34h 35h 36h

    Hourly Max Updraft
    01-36h LOOP
    17-20h 21-24h 25-28h 29-32h
    00h 01h 02h 03h 04h 05h 06h 07h 08h 09h 10h 11h 12h 13h 14h 15h 16h 17h 18h 19h 20h 21h 22h 23h 24h 25h 26h 27h 28h 29h 30h 31h 32h 33h 34h 35h 36h

    Hourly Max Downdraft
    01-36h LOOP
    17-20h 21-24h 25-28h 29-32h
    00h 01h 02h 03h 04h 05h 06h 07h 08h 09h 10h 11h 12h 13h 14h 15h 16h 17h 18h 19h 20h 21h 22h 23h 24h 25h 26h 27h 28h 29h 30h 31h 32h 33h 34h 35h 36h

    Hourly Max Lightning Threat 1
    01-36h LOOP
    17-20h 21-24h 25-28h 29-32h
    00h 01h 02h 03h 04h 05h 06h 07h 08h 09h 10h 11h 12h 13h 14h 15h 16h 17h 18h 19h 20h 21h 22h 23h 24h 25h 26h 27h 28h 29h 30h 31h 32h 33h 34h 35h 36h

    Hourly Max Lightning Threat 2
    01-36h LOOP
    17-20h 21-24h 25-28h 29-32h
    00h 01h 02h 03h 04h 05h 06h 07h 08h 09h 10h 11h 12h 13h 14h 15h 16h 17h 18h 19h 20h 21h 22h 23h 24h 25h 26h 27h 28h 29h 30h 31h 32h 33h 34h 35h 36h

    Hourly Max Lightning Threat 3
    01-36h LOOP
    17-20h 21-24h 25-28h 29-32h
    00h 01h 02h 03h 04h 05h 06h 07h 08h 09h 10h 11h 12h 13h 14h 15h 16h 17h 18h 19h 20h 21h 22h 23h 24h 25h 26h 27h 28h 29h 30h 31h 32h 33h 34h 35h 36h

    2 m Temperature
    01-36h LOOP
    17-20h 21-24h 25-28h 29-32h
    00h 01h 02h 03h 04h 05h 06h 07h 08h 09h 10h 11h 12h 13h 14h 15h 16h 17h 18h 19h 20h 21h 22h 23h 24h 25h 26h 27h 28h 29h 30h 31h 32h 33h 34h 35h 36h

    2 m Dew Point
    01-36h LOOP
    17-20h 21-24h 25-28h 29-32h
    00h 01h 02h 03h 04h 05h 06h 07h 08h 09h 10h 11h 12h 13h 14h 15h 16h 17h 18h 19h 20h 21h 22h 23h 24h 25h 26h 27h 28h 29h 30h 31h 32h 33h 34h 35h 36h

    Most Unstable CAPE
    01-36h LOOP
    17-20h 21-24h 25-28h 29-32h
    00h 01h 02h 03h 04h 05h 06h 07h 08h 09h 10h 11h 12h 13h 14h 15h 16h 17h 18h 19h 20h 21h 22h 23h 24h 25h 26h 27h 28h 29h 30h 31h 32h 33h 34h 35h 36h

    NSSL-WRF Forecast Moisture Channel Imagery from CIRA

    Outlooks & Discussions:

    SPC Day 4-8
    SPC Day-3 Outlooks: Categorical and Probabilities
    SPC Day-2 Outlooks: Categorical and Probabilities at 1730 Z and 06 Z
    SPC Day-1 Outlooks: Categorical and Probabilistic Outlooks by Issuance Z Time :

      Tornado: == 06 == 13 == 1630 == 20 == 01
      Hail: == 06 == 13 == 1630 == 20 == 01
      Tstm Wind: == 06 == 13 == 1630 == 20 == 01

      Valid SPC Mesoscale Discussions

      Canadian PSPC Outlooks

    UPPER AIR DATA:

    Soundings:

      SPC Daily Skew-T Plotter

      UCAR Skew-Ts:
      ==ABQ ==ABR ==AMA ==BIS ==BRO ==CRP ==DDC ==DNR ==DRT ==DVN ==EPZ ==FWD ==GGW ==ILX ==LBF ==LZK ==MAF ==MPX ==OAX ==OUN ==SGF ==TOP ==UNR

      COD Skew-Ts:
      ==ABQ ==ABR ==AMA ==BIS ==BRO ==CRP ==DDC ==DNR ==DRT ==DVN ==EPZ ==FWD ==GGW ==ILX ==LBF ==LMN; ==LZK ==MAF ==MPX ==OAX ==OUN ==SGF ==TOP ==UNR

      LBB soundings & archives from WTX Mesonet

      TAMDAR ACFT SOUNDINGS: NOAA Clickmap


      PROFILERS:

      NOAA-ESRL National Profiler Activity & Data Map (MRF, MFE available)

    SODAR: West TX Mesonet SODAR (N-S): Hereford== CDS== LBB== HOB== SWW== MAF== SJT==

    SPC 12Z Upper Air Plots with VAD Wind (PDF format):
    925 mb
    == 850 mb == 700 mb == 500 mb == 250 mb

    VAD Wind Profiles:

    COD VWP Time-sections by site:
    == ABR == AMA == BIL == BIS == CVS == CYS == DDC == DEN == DSM == DVN == DYS == END == FAR == FDR == FSD == FSM == FTW == GGW == GLD == GRK == GTF == HSI == ICT == ILX == LBB == LBF == MAF == MKC == MOT == MSP == OKC == OMA == PUB == RAP == SGF == SJT == STL == TOP == TUL

Derived Upper Air Analysis Fields:

SPC analysis fields (available :25-:30 past hour) for fixed sectors:


    MLCAPE, CINH: Southern, Central, Northern, Midwest, CONUS
    0-3-km MLCAPE, sfc VORT: Southern, Central, Northern, Midwest, CONUS
    3-hour MLCAPE Change: Southern, Central, Northern, Midwest, CONUS
    PW: Southern, Central, Northern, Midwest, CONUS
    LCL Hgt: Southern, Central, Northern, Midwest, CONUS
    EBS: Southern, Central, Northern, Midwest, CONUS
    0-6 km Shear: Southern, Central, Northern, Midwest, CONUS
    ESRH: Southern, Central, Northern, Midwest, CONUS
    0-3 km SRH: Southern, Central, Northern, Midwest, CONUS
    0-1 km SRH: Southern, Central, Northern, Midwest, CONUS
    Anvil-level SR Wind: Southern, Central, Northern, Midwest, CONUS
    EHI: Southern, Central, Northern, Midwest, CONUS
    SCP: Southern, Central, Northern, Midwest, CONUS
    STP: Southern, Central, Northern, Midwest, CONUS
    NSTP: Southern, Central, Northern, Midwest, CONUS

National SBCAPE analyses: UCAR

    ADAS hourlies (srn/central plains) from CAPS:
    == Sfc Temp == Sfc Dewpt == Mslp, Pcp == CAPE, SRH == 300 Wind == 500 Hgt/Vort == 700 VV == 700 RH == 850 Wind

SATELLITE IMAGES

    CIRA Javascript Loop Menus (all channels)

    VIS

    Central/Southern Plains GOES-12 Visible
    Central High Plains GOES-12 Visible
    Northern Plains GOES-12 Visible
    Midwest GOES-12 Visible
    Northern High Plains Visible
    SPC Sectors: Southern, Central, Northern, Midwest, CONUS
    1-km CIRA VIS floater
    U.S. Remapped Visible from UCAR

    COD VIS sectors:
    == AMA == BIS == CAO == COS == CPR == DSM == FSD == GRK == IML == JEF == LIT == MAF == MLS == OKC == OLU == PIR == RFD == RSL == SAT == SPS == STC == TCS

    VIS Still and LOOP sectors from AWC: ABQ (Loop) == AUS (Loop) == COD (Loop) == DEN (Loop) == EVV (Loop) == ICT (Loop) == MSP (Loop) == PIR (Loop)

    IR

    GOES-E IR and GOES-W IR, SAB Enhancement
    US Remapped GOES-12 IR - "Baskin-Robbins" enhancement from UCAR -- 15 minutes
    National Radar/IR Overlay from U. AZ
    IR sectors from UCAR: ABI, DEN, ICT, PIR
    North America IR Loop from U. AZ

    MOISTURE CHANNEL

    NHC enhancement: National Remap Loop with RR from COD
    Other Enhancements: Pac-W-central, W-central-E, CONUS color, CONUS B&W
    Loops: SSEC GOES-E, CONUS

    TOTAL PW


    Stills: CIMSS
    Loops: NESDIS
    GPS: UCAR-Suomi interactive map or colored OBAN

SURFACE DATA:

    Roamable National Mesonet+Roadway Obs Map from WRH (drag image out of Utah)

    Southern Plains Sfc Maps from: UCAR == Al Pietrycha == COD == Aviation West == Aviation East == SPC == COD == OU Hoot (loop) == Meteostar
    Central Plains Sfc Maps from: UCAR == Al Pietrycha == Aviation West == Aviation East == SPC == COD
    Northern Plains Sfc Maps from: UCAR == Al Pietrycha == Aviation West ==Aviation East == SPC == Meteostar == COD
    Midwest Sfc Maps: COD == Al Pietrycha Grt Lks == Alnado MO == Aviation == SPC
    Custom Sfc Plot by State or Region from the Storm Machine
    Printable PDF sfcmaps for TX == OKzoom == Central-Srn Plains == SD-TX High Plains Vertical == Nrn Plains == MT == Rockies Vertical == Upper Midwest == roam+click
    Mesonets: CO DOT stations == CO (Alnado station map) == OK (Public OCS sfc plot) == West TX (within Alnado sfc plot) == WTM from COD == WTM from WTM

Derived Sfc Fields:

    Custom Contour Almost Anything from the Storm Machine

    National Isallobaric Analyses: from C.O.D. == UCAR
    National Isothermal Analyses: COD == UCAR
    National Isodrosothermal Analyses: Ohio State == UCAR
    National Theta Analysis from SUNYA
    National Thetae Analysis C.O.D. == UCAR == Ohio St
    ARPS-ADAS Southern Plains Sfc & stability analyses for today from CAPS
    Moisture Convergence: National COD

    SPC analysis fields (available :25-:30 past hour) for fixed sectors:

    Sfc Obs: Southern, Central, Northern, Midwest, CONUS
    T, Td, P, Wind: Southern, Central, Northern, Midwest, CONUS
    Mixing Ratio, Theta: Southern, Central, Northern, Midwest, CONUS
    Veloc. Tensor Mag: Southern, Central, Northern, Midwest, CONUS
    Frontogenesis: Southern, Central, Northern, Midwest, CONUS
    Convergence, Vort: Southern, Central, Northern, Midwest, CONUS
    3km CAPE, Vort: Southern, Central, Northern, Midwest, CONUS
    Thetae, Adv: Southern, Central, Northern, Midwest, CONUS
    3-hr 100 mb MixR Change: Southern, Central, Northern, Midwest, CONUS
    2-hr Isallobars: Southern, Central, Northern, Midwest, CONUS
    Radar Reflectivity: Southern, Central, Northern, Midwest, CONUS
    VIS Stlt: Southern, Central, Northern, Midwest, CONUS
    EHI: Southern, Central, Northern, Midwest, CONUS
    SCP: Southern, Central, Northern, Midwest, CONUS
    STP: Southern, Central, Northern, Midwest, CONUS
    NSTP: Southern, Central, Northern, Midwest, CONUS

SHORT-FUSED INFO:

Watches & Warnings

    National Convective Watches & Warnings Map from SPC
    SPC Watch Text & Maps

    IWIN warnings: Tornado == Svr Tstm == TC == Flash Flood ==

    National statements, reports and warnings map from IWIN

    "Kamala" text warning list from COD

    NWS National Enhanced Data Display (satelitem, radar, fcst grids, obs, UA, webcams) *** SLOW ***

Nowcast Discussions

    SPC mesoscale discussions

RADAR:

Nationwide WSR-88D unit status

RADAR IMAGERY:

    Base Reflectivity from NOAA Webserver (national map)

    Base Reflectivity from COD - Single Sites in Central CONUS: ABR (loop) == ABX (loop) == AMA (loop) == BIS (loop) == BLX (loop) == BRO (loop) == CRP (loop) == CYS (loop) == DDC (loop) == DFX (loop) == DLH (loop) == DMX (loop) == DVN (loop) == EAX (loop) == EWX (loop) == FDR (loop) == FDX (loop) == FSD (loop) == FTG (loop) == FWS (loop) == GGW (loop) == GLD (loop) == GRK (loop) == HDX (loop) == ICT (loop) == ILX (loop) == INX (loop) == LBB (loop) == LNX (loop) == LOT (loop) == LSX (loop) == MAF (loop) == MBX (loop) == MPX (loop) == MVX (loop) == OAX (loop) == PUX (loop) == RIW (loop) == SGF (loop) == SJT (loop) == SRX (loop) == TFX (loop) == TLX (loop) == TWX (loop) == UDX (loop) == UEX (loop) == VNX (loop) ==

    Storm-relative Velocity - Single Sites from COD

    ABR (loop) == ABX (loop) == AMA (loop) == BIS (loop) == BLX (loop) == BRO (loop) == CRP (loop) == CYS (loop) == DDC (loop) == DFX (loop) == DLH (loop) == DMX (loop) == DVN (loop) == EAX (loop) == EWX (loop) == FDR (loop) == FDX (loop) == FSD (loop) == FTG (loop) == FWS (loop) == GGW (loop) == GLD (loop) == GRK (loop) == HDX (loop) == ICT (loop) == ILX (loop) == INX (loop) == LBB (loop) == LNX (loop) == LOT (loop) == LSX (loop) == MAF (loop) == MBX (loop) == MPX (loop) == MVX (loop) == OAX (loop) == PUX (loop) == RIW (loop) == SGF (loop) == SJT (loop) == SRX (loop) == TFX (loop) == TLX (loop) == TWX (loop) == UDX (loop) == UEX (loop) == VNX (loop) ==

    Reflectivity Regionals:

    COD reflectivity sectors:
    == AMA == BIS == CAO == COS == CPR == DSM == FSD == GRK == IML == JEF == LIT == MAF == MLS == OKC == OLU == PIR == RFD == RSL == SAT == SPS == STC == TCS

    By state from NIU: CO (loop) == IL (loop) == IA (loop) == KS (loop) == MN (loop) == MO (loop) == MT (loop) == NE (loop) == NM (loop) == ND (loop) == SD (loop) == TX (loop) == TX-Central (loop) == TX-N (loop) == TX-Pnhdl (loop) == WY (loop) ==

    By multistate region:

    Southern Plains: U. AZ == NIU (loop) == CoD
    Central Plains: CoD
    Northern Plains/Upper Midwest: U. AZ == NIU (loop) == CoD
    Southwest: CoD

    SPC Reflectivity Sectors: Southern, Central, Northern, Midwest, CONUS (OSF-ref16 enhancement)


Regional Loops:

SPC 12-hour Loops: South-central == North-central == Floater sector

    National Radar/WWA Overlay from U. AZ
    National mosaic from Unysis
    National Reflectivity Loops: Short from U. AZ == 12-hour from SPC
    2km nationwide Base REF loop + HPC analysis

LIGHTNING IMAGES:

LightningMaps regional zooms: Southern Plains == Central Plains == Northern Plains == Upper Midwest == Mid MS Valley == CONUS ==

Last 2-hr loop every 15 min from WSI

Last-hour nationals from Intellicast

Last 1/2-hr stills from WxBug: National == S-central == N-central

LIVE IMAGES:

WEBCAMS:
Interactive Nat'l Map from John and Jon
Jack's Cam Wall

CHASER STREAMS: Chaser TV-IMAP == SVR Studios

NOW and THEN:

NEAR REAL-TIME & RECENT REPORTS:

    SPOTTERNETWORK REPORT TRACKER == NSSL Ping precip reports == Latest SPC Daily Severe Log & Maps: Today (so far) | Yesterday == Recent days' LSR Hail vs. MESH == CoD List of Warnings == NWS LSRs by WFO == Yahoo tornado news search == D.A.T. mapping

Historical Daily Weather Maps for mental MARS comparisons

Useful Travel Info:

    Gas Prices Map

    ROAD-WORK MAPS: CO == IA == KS == MT == ND == NE == NM == SD == TX == WY ==


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