Wx Aviation

World Wide Radar List

Models

Analysis Charts 
7 Day Prog Charts (new)
ADDS                                  HPC 7 Day loop

SIGWX Aviaation                NOAA Master index 

Ocean Prediction Center      OPC over Satellite

Storm Prediction Center       Alaska               
European SPC                     Propilots Europe    
Australian Weather package   Australian Weather Chart
Max   Min Temp 3-7 day loop
Soundings   
SPC            NCEP Machine        Twisterdata
Skewt           Plymouth Models     Wyoming    
Earl's Skew-t
Enter an ICAO to pull model data directly up.
Model Selections from Wxcaster
GFS 3H    GFS SFC
Station ICAO:

GFS 6H    GFS Extended
NAM 3H   GFS SFC
Station ICAO:

GFS Meterogram
Station ICAO:

SKEW-T Model Selection
GFS NAM
Forecast Hour 0 12 24 36
48 60 72 96 120
Station ICAO:

Soundings

Initial data source: Op40 (to 18h, NCEP 13km RAP on CONUS 40km grid, hourly, formerly "RUC") or
Bak40 (to 24h, Backup 13km RUC on CONUS 40km grid, hourly, formerly "MAPS") or
FIM (to 5 days, Global, 0.5° grid, 12-hourly) or
GFS (to 5 days, Global, 0.5° grid, 12-hourly) or
NAM (to 15h, 3-hourly) or

--- slower-to-load, high-server-load, or special purpose soundings below ---
RAP_221, (RAP entire domain including AK, at 32km)
RAP, (Rapid Refresh, CONUS, except entire domain with hydrometeors at RAOB times, 13km)
RRnc (Rapid Refresh, non-cycling, every 12h)
Op20 (NCEP 13km RAP on 20km grid) or Bak20 (Backup 13km RUC on 20km grid)
Dev1320 (Dev13 on 20 km grid)
RETRO (special restores) or CIMSS (special RAOBs)

Start Valid Time: Latest,
Name(s), "lat,lon",
Site(s):

(Explanation of GSD format.)

Tutorial from Texas A & M

Latest Surface Analysis (click image to enlarge)

Weather Models
NCEP MAG             ARL  North America/ Europe
COLA                       US Meteograms
FNMOC                   ECMWF    
MeteoStar                 Surface 
GFS Surface 3H         GFS 6H
MOS Surface All
EWALL                     MeteoCentre            
SIMUAWIPS
GFS 16-Day Plots from MeteoStar
ONE Stop MOS Product

Localized Aviation MOS Product

METARs / TAFs - Enter 4-letter ICAOs

IDs:
Include TAF
Time:
Local 7 Day Forecast
Enter "City, ST" or ICAO
  

WunderSearch® Weather Underground

US GFS 384H (New!) Precip Loop All (1200Z Model Run)

Surface Analysis

12 H Surface Prog Chart

36 H Surface Prog Chart

6H GFS Precip model

12H Prog Precip

24 H Surface Prog Chart

48 H Surface Prog Chart

6H GFS 500 MB model

12H Prog 500MB

GFS MODEL DATA BREAK DOWN
MAV Ceiling Height Categories                 MAV Visibility (VIS) Categories
1  < 200 feet                                              1  < 1/2 miles
2  200 - 400 feet                                        2  1/2 - < 1 miles
3  500 - 900 feet                                        3  1 - < 2 miles
4  1000 - 1900 feet                                    4  2 - < 3 miles
5  2000 - 3000 feet                                    5  3 - 5 miles
6  3100 - 6500 feet                                    6  6 miles
7  6600 - 12,000 feet                                7  > 6 miles
8  > 12,000 feet or unlimited ceiling

MAV QPF Categories                               MAV Cloud (CLD) Categories
0  no precipitation                                    CL  clear  
1  0.01 to 0.09 inches                             FW  few > 0 to 2 octas
2  0.10 to 0.24 inches                             SC  scattered > 2 to 4 octas
3  0.25 to 0.49 inches                             BK  broken > 4 to < 8 octas
4  0.50 to 0.99 inches                             OV  overcast  
5  1.00 to 1.99 inches
6  2.00 inches or greater

 MAV Obstruction to Vision (OBV)         MAV Precipitation Type Categories
N  none of the following                            S  pure snow or snow grains
HZ  haze, smoke, dust                              Z  freezing rain/drizzle, ice pellets, or  

FG  fog (visibility < 5/8 mile)                     R  pure rain/drizzle or rain mixed with snow
BL  blowing dust, sand, snow
BR  mist (fog with visibility >= 5/8 mile)   anything mixed with freezing precip


MAV Snow Fall Amount Categories
0  no snow or a trace expected
1  > a trace to < 2 inches  
2  2 to < 4 inches  
4  4 to < 6 inches  
6  6 to < 8 inches  
8  >= 8 inches