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STORM-FEST

Datasets

79 datasets were found for the STORM-FEST project. Full dataset descriptions are available by selecting the dataset title. Display datasets in groups.

GOES-7 Satellite Winds (SATWND)
GOES winds, both cloud drift and water vapor drift. Gradientwinds from VAS soundings. The horizontal spacing is on the order of 2 degrees. In NMC Office Note 29 format...
GOES-7 VAS Derived Products Data
The GOES-7 VISSR Atmospheric Sensor allowed for the derivation of (for clear/partly cloudy conditions) cloud cover, earth/cloud temperatures, cloud type, cloud motion derived winds, stereo derived cloud-top heights, water vaporand temperature fields,...
GOES-7 VISSR Cloud Motion Vectors
Cloud motion vectors are derived from successive pairs of VISSR images by both manual and automated techniques. This process is performed every 12 hours. Each vector includes date/time, lat/lon, pressure altitude and cloud motion wind speed and...
NOAA AVHRR Digital Imagery (LAC)
Two NOAA polar orbiting satellites carried the AVHRR sensor during STORM-FEST. AVHRR has five spectral channels in the visible, near-infrared and infrared. Data consists of 1 km resolution HRPT or LAC and 4 km resolution GAC imagery over a 1600 km swath...
NOAA TOVS Digital Soundings
Two NOAA polar orbiting satellites carried the TOVS system during STORM-FEST. TOVS carried: High Resolution Infrared Radiation Sounder (HIRS/2) measured incident radiation primarily in the IR; Microwave Sounding Unit (MSU) a passivescanning microwave...
Navigation, State Parameter, and Microphysics HRT Data - [NetCDF]
This data set includes airborne measurements obtained from the NCAR Research Aviation Facility (RAF) King Air aircraft (Tail Number N312D) during the STORM-FEST project. This dataset contains high rate navigation, state parameter, and microphysics flight...
STORM Composite Station List
List of stations whose data are included in the STORM-FEST data sets. List includes Station name, latitude, longitude,elevation, station type, observing network ID, WMO Number, and FAA call sign...
STORM-FEST 1-minute PAM II Mesonet Data
Nine PAM II stations were located near Senseca KS in the STORM-FEST boundary layer network, additionally another PAM II was collocated with an ASOS site in Topeka KS. Data consists of 1 min averages of temperature, relative humiditybarometric pressure,...
STORM-FEST 10mb Sounding Composite
>A composite upper air data set consisting of STORM-FEST data collected from all surface and aircraft based sites (NWS, AES, CLASS, US Military, Picket Fence, L2D2 and USAF). All data sets were converted to NCAR CLASS format and interpolated to 10 mb...
STORM-FEST 15 minute Precipitation Composite
This dataset contains 15-minute precipitation values for all networks measuring precipitation at 15-minute or higher frequencies during STORM-FEST (about 2700 sites). Data includes that from national, regional and special research network data sets. ...
STORM-FEST 5-minute Surface Land Composite
5 min composite from data collected at sites with 5 min or less resolution (about 120 sites). Sites include ASOS, AWOS NWS/FAA, FSL, ICN, HPCN, PAM and USGS). Data includes temperature, dewpoint, station pressure, wind speed/ direction and...
STORM-FEST ASTER Data, 1-Minute
The NCAR/ASTER facility collected measurements as part of the STORM-FEST boundary layer network near Seneca KS. Data consists of tower-based measurements of turbulent eddy correlation fluxes of momentum, sensible heat and water vapor as well as...
STORM-FEST AWOS Network Data
48 AWOS sites in the STORM-FEST domain measured 20 min. averages of temperature, dewpoint, altimeter, visibility, wind speed/direction, barometric pressure, sky conditions, density altitude and precipitation. Winds averaged using 2-5 min running mean,...
STORM-FEST Aircraft PIREPS (ACARS)
Over 2800 commercial aircraft are equipped with ACARS which provides for the measurement of approximately 7 min resolution temperature, wind speed/direction and height derived from altimeter setting...
STORM-FEST CAC 500mb Analyses (GIF)
NMC/CAC 500 mb Analysis (AKA "Daily Weather Maps") for the STORM-FEST period. Maps were scanned from the CAC Daily Weather Map Series publication with the permission of NOAA/ NMC/CAC...
STORM-FEST CAC Surface Analyses (GIF)
NMC/CAC Surface Analysis (AKA "Daily Weather Maps") for the STORM-FEST period. Maps were scanned from the CAC Daily Weather Map Series publication with the permission of NOAA/ NMC/CAC...
STORM-FEST CD-ROM (Model Data)
A 2-CD set containing selected model analyses and forecasts from the STORM-FEST field experiment. The set contains selected runs of the Aviation, eta, MAPS, and NGM models from NOAA's National Meteorological Center (NMC). Updated versions of the NCAR...
STORM-FEST CD-ROM (Observational Data)
A 3-CD set containing much of the observational data from the STORM-FEST field experiment. The set contains NCAR King Air, U of Wyoming King Air, U of Washington C131, NOAA P3,NOAA Profilers, Soundings (CLASS, NWS, L2D2 and AES), NCAR ASTER, surface...
STORM-FEST CLASS 10-Second Sounding Data
Twelve (12) fixed CLASS sites were operated in STORM-FEST. Launches were conducted at 12 h (up to 3 h) intervals. Data consist of 10 second vertical resolution soundings of pressure, temperature, windspeed/direction, and relative humidity as well as...
STORM-FEST CLASS 5-Millibar Soundings
NCAR (8) and NSSL (4) operated 12 special fized site CLASS rawinsonde sites. Soundings were taken as directed (from 12 hourly to 3 hourly). Data consists of interpolated 5 mb interval pressure, temperature, relative humidity and wind speed/direction...
STORM-FEST Canadian Daily Summary Obs
Over 3000 volunteer observer stations across Canada provide daily observations of maximum/minimum temperature, snowfall,snow depth and total precipitation. A few sites also reportevaporation and ground state...
STORM-FEST Canadian Soundings
Routine 12 hourly and selected special 6 hourly soundings from 9 Canadian AES stations in western Canada. The data consists of 10 sec resolution data as well as mandatory and significant levels of pressure, temperature, relative humidity and wind speed...
STORM-FEST Canadian Surface Land, Hourly
The Canadian AES routinely collected data from an existing network of hourly observer stations. Data consists of sky conditions, wind speed/direction, visibility, temperature (dry/wet), dewpoint, current weather and sea level/station pressure. Canada...
STORM-FEST Cimarron Doppler Digital Data
Cimarron is a 10 cm wavelength Doppler radar that operated in coordination with other radars in the STORM-FEST region to obtain dual-Doppler data. Reflectivity and velocity spectra data were collected for a total of approximately 26 hours during STORM...
STORM-FEST DMSP OLS Digital Imagery
DMSP is comprised of three near polar orbiting satellites that provide images in two spectral bands: visible (0.56 km)and infrared (2.78 km) from an Operational Linescan System. There are up to 4 overpasses of the STORM-FEST region daily....
STORM-FEST DMSP OLS Transparencies
DMSP is comprised of three near ploar orbiting satellites that provide images in two spectral bands: visible (0.56 km)and infrared (2.78 km) from an Operational Linescan System. There were up to 4 overpasses of the STORM-FEST area daily...
STORM-FEST DMSP SSM/I Digital Data
The USAF/DMSP consists of 3 near polar orbiting satellites that provided global microwave data from the SSM/I. SSM/I provides water vapor measurements (1400 km swath) at three frequencies (19.35, 37.0, 85.5 GHz). Up to 4 overpasses of the STORM-FEST...
STORM-FEST Eta Model (PC-GRIDS)
Selected eta model outputs captured during STORM-FEST in PC-GRIDS format. The output includes pressure, geopotential height, temperature, specific humidity, u and v wind components, vertical velocity, precipitable water, precipitation, among others....
STORM-FEST FNOC Forecast & Analyses
The FNOC model ran every 12h (00, 12 UTC) with 6 h forecastsup to 48 h at a standard resolution of 2.5 deg lat/lon. Thedata consists of surface fields of pressure, temperature, vapor pressure, boundary layer u/v winds and 9 upper level fields of heights...
STORM-FEST GOES Satellite Imagery (GIF)
GOES-7 IR imagery collected during the STORM-FEST period via PC-McIDAS and then converted to GIF image format. These data are available for browsing purposes...
STORM-FEST GOES-7 1-km Visible Imagery
Digital recordings of daily GOES-7 1-km visible imagery thatwere produced during STORM-FEST from the NSSFC Wideword workstation. These data are in McIDAS format...
STORM-FEST GOES-7 8-km Channel 10 Images
Digital recordings of daily GOES-7 8-km Channel 10 imagery that were produced during STORM-FEST from the NSSFC Wideword workstation. These data are in McIDAS format...
STORM-FEST GOES-7 8-km Infrared Imagery
Digital recordings of daily GOES-7 8-km infrared imagery that were produced during STORM-FEST from the NSSFC Wideword workstation. These data are in McIDAS format...
STORM-FEST GOES-7 8-km Visible Imagery
Digital recordings of daily GOES-7 8-km visible imagery thatwere produced during STORM-FEST from the NSSFC Wideword workstation. These data are in McIDAS format...
STORM-FEST GOES-7 8km Channel 12 (Water Vapor) Imagery
Digital recordings of daily GOES-7 8-km Channel 12 (water vapor imagery that were produced during STORM-FEST from the NSSFC Wideword workstation. These data are in McIDAS format...
STORM-FEST GOES-7 Image Loop Video Films
FSU developed 3 VHS format videos containing loops of 8 km resolution GOES-7 visible, infrared and MSI channel 10 data over the central US during STORM-FEST. Tapes contain daily loops of 1 hour interval 8-bit imagery. Some navigational errors may be...
STORM-FEST GOES-7 Precipitable Water
Digital recordings of daily GOES-7 precipitable water imagery that were produced during STORM-FEST from the NSSFC Wideword workstation. These data are in McIDAS format...
STORM-FEST GOES-7 VAS Dwell Soundings
The GOES-7 VISSR Atmospheric Sensor allowed for the derivation of Dwell Soundings consisting of vertical profiles of temperature and moisture. The interval and number of dwell soundings depended on whether the satellite was in normal or RISOP...
STORM-FEST Hourly Precipitation Composite
Hourly composite containing data from all networks measuring precipitation during STORM-FEST (about 2700 sites). Data includes that collected from national, regional and special research network data sets. Limited quality control was performed on...
STORM-FEST Hourly Surface Land Composite
1 h composite of data collected at all 1 h resolution sites (about 720 sites). Included is data from ASOS, AWOS, FSL, NWS/FAA, ICN, HPCN, PAM and USGS. Data consists of wind speed/direction, station pressure, temperature and dewpoint.Data is converted...
STORM-FEST Illinois HOT Doppler Radar
The University of Illinois HOT 5 cm wavelength Doppler radarwas located at Urbana-Champaign Airport and operated by the Iliinois State Water Survey during STORM-FEST. The radar was activated under the direction of STORM-FEST during designated IOPs. This...
STORM-FEST Iowa AWOS Network Data
The Iowa DOT collected 1 min resolution data for the Iowa AWOS stations. Data has undergone QC. The data consists oftemperature, dewpoint, altimeter, barometric pressure, wind speed/direction, sky conditions, visibility, density altitude and...
STORM-FEST L2D2 5-Millibar Dropsondes
About 96 NCAR L2D2 dropwindsondes were deployed during STORM-FEST. Data consists of interpolated 5 mb interval pressure, temperature, relative humidity and wind speed/ direction...
STORM-FEST L2D2 Dropsonde Data
Approximately 96 NCAR L2D2 dropwindsondes were deployed during STORM-FEST. Data consists of soundings of 10 second vertical time resolution pressure, temperature, relative humidity and windspeed/direction...
STORM-FEST Mile High Doppler Radar Data
The Mile High doppler radar is a 10 cm wavelength Doppler radar that is in Denver, Colorado. It was operated nearly every day during STORM-FEST. The primary times of operation were 1600-0000 UTC daily. It operated in PPI mode collecting...
STORM-FEST NASA ER-2 Aircraft Data
NASA/Ames Research Center operated an ER-2 stratospheric jet (max altitude 65 kft). Nine flights were taken during STORM-FEST from 14 February to 14 March. Data was collectedby Millimeter Imaging Radiometer, Advanced Microwave Precipitation...
STORM-FEST NCAR CP-3/CP-4 Doppler Radars
NCAR CP-3 and CP-4 5 cm wavelength Doppler radars were operated in a dual-Doppler coordinated mode in Northeast Kansas. Data consists of radar reflectivity, velocity, spectral width, normalized coherent power, signal noise ratio and received power...
STORM-FEST NCAR/DSS NMC Soundings
Pressure, hydrostatic height, temperature, dew point depression, wind speed and direction at mandatory and significant levels at official U.S. and Canadian sites across North America...
STORM-FEST NMC Eta Analyses/Forecasts
NMC ran the Early Eta model every 12 h (00, 12 UTC) with 6 hforecasts up to 48 h at a standard resolution of 80 km. Output are available at 38 levels to 100 mb. The data cutoff for model runs was about 1 h and the output format was GRIB. The output...
STORM-FEST NMC LFM Analyses/Forecasts
NMC ran the LFM model every 12 h (00, 12 UTC) with 12 h forecasts up to 48 h with a standard resolution of 191 km. The data cutoff was 1.5 h and the output format was ON84. The output includes pressure, height, temperature, u and v wind components,...
STORM-FEST NMC MAPS Analyses/Forecasts
NMC ran the MAPS model every 6 h (00, 06, and 18 UTC) with up to 6 h forecasts at a standard resolution of about 60 km.Output are available at 25 levels from the surface to 100 mb. the data cutoff for the model runs was about 1 hour and the output...
STORM-FEST NMC MRF Analyses/Forecasts
NMC ran the MFR model every 24 h (00 UTC) with 12 h forcastsup to 240 h with a standard resolution of 200 km. the data cutoff was 6 h and the output format was ON85. There are 18forecast levels. The output includes pressure, geopotential altitude, u...
STORM-FEST NMC MRF Flux A and B Analyses
The operational Flux A and B analyses from the NMC MRF for the STORM-FEST period. Flux A contains the analyses for 00 and 12 UTC, Flux B contains the 06 and 18 UTC analyses. The output are available on a gaussian latitude/longitude grid. The output...
STORM-FEST NMC MRF Flux C Forecast
The operational Flux C forecast from the NMC MRF for the STORM-FEST period. Flux C contains the 24 and 36 hour MRF 12-hour forecasts. The output are available on a gaussian latitude/longitude grid. The data formats are ON84/85 and GRIB. The output...
STORM-FEST NMC MRF Flux D Forecast
The operational Flux D forecast from the NMC MRF for the STORM-FEST period. Flux D contains the analyses and forecasts for total precipitation at the four analysis times (00, 06, 12, and 18 UTC), a forecast initialization, and 12-hour forecasts for 10...
STORM-FEST NMC MRF Sigma Analyses
NMC ran the MRF every 24 h (00 UTC) with 12 h forecasts up to 240 h at a standard resolution of 200 km. The data cutoff for the model runs was 6 h and the output was ON85. There are 18 sigma levels. The output includes pressure, geopotential altitude,...
STORM-FEST NMC RAFS Analyses/Forecasts
NMC ran RAFS NGM model every 12 h (00, 12 UTC) with forecasts every 6 h up to 48 h at a standard resolution of 80 km. Output are available at 50 mb increments from the surface to 100 mb. The data cutoff for model runs was 2 h and the output format...
STORM-FEST NMC gridded model data
This dataset contains gridded meteorological data collected for the 1992 STORM-FEST project. This data is from the National Meteorological Center (now NCEP). There are four file types...
STORM-FEST NOAA WP-3D Cloud Microphysics
NOAA/AOC operated a Lockheed Orion WP-3D from 5 Feb through 10 March 1992 for STORM-FEST (9 flights). The plane carried a tail 3 cm wavelength Doppler radar and a 5 cm wavelength lower fuselage non-coherent radar. ...
STORM-FEST NOAA WP-3D Flight Level Data
NOAA/AOC operated a Lockheed Orion WP-3D turboprop from 5 Feb - 10 March 1992 (9 flights). The flight level data consists of housekeeping (time, position and performance) and state parameters (temperature, moisture and winds) at 1-sec resolution...
STORM-FEST NOAA WP-3D Radar Data
NOAA/AOC WP-3D aircraft carried a 5 cm horizontally scanninglower fuselage radar (reflectivity) and a 3 cm vertically scanning tail radar (reflecitivity and velocity). Both werethree axis stabilized and covered the full 360 deg of azimuth...
STORM-FEST NWS WSR-57 Digital Data
NWS WSR-57 radars at St. Louis and Grand Island were interfaced with digitizers. The digitized PPI and volume scan reflectivity data were recorded. Recorders were activated at the request of STORM-FEST. One data tape is available for each station,...
STORM-FEST New NMC Aviation Model Data
NMC ran the Aviation model (T126) every 12 h (00, 12 UTC) with 12 h forecasts up to 48 h at a standard resolution of about 100 km. Standard fields are available at 18 levels from the surface to 100 mb (6 layers below 850 mb to pre- serve the PBL). ...
STORM-FEST Nowrad Imagery (GIF Format)
Daily radar reflectivity GIF images of a sector of the WSI Nowrad composite for the STORM-FEST Period. The sector is centered over Kansas. These data are for browsing purposes...
STORM-FEST Old NMC Aviation Model Data
NMC ran the Aviation model (T126) every 12 h (00, 12 UTC) with 12 h forecasts up to 48 h at a standard resolution of about 100 km. Standard fields are available at 18 levels from the surface to 100 mb (6 layers below 850 mb to pre- serve the PBL). The...
STORM-FEST PAM II Mesonet Data, 1-Minute
9 PAM II sites were positioned near Seneca KS in the STORM- FEST boundary layer network, also a PAM II was collocated with an ASOS in Topeka KS. Data has not undergone QC, but consists of temperature, barometric pressure, 10 m wind speed/direction,...
STORM-FEST PAM II Mesonet Data, 5-Minute
45 NCAR PAM II stations were deployed in the STORM-FEST domain (9 in the boundary layer network near Seneca KS most of the rest were in Missouri (100 km spacing). Data consistof 5 min averages of temperature, relative humidity, 10 m wind speed...
STORM-FEST SAO Special Observations
Wind direction/speed, ceiling height, visibility. dry bulb temperature, wet bulb temperature, dew point temperature, sea level and station pressure, cloud data, and present weather. Manual and automatic observations for special conditions that arose at...
STORM-FEST Topeka ASOS 1-minute Data
The ASOS site at Topeka KS provided 1 min resolution measurements of temperature, dewpoint, wind speed/direction,barometric pressure, altimeter, density altitude, visibilitysky conditions and precipitation (5 min). Data has under- gone quality control....
STORM-FEST UW King Air Flight Data
The University of Wyoming Beechcraft King Air Super 200 conducted 17 flights from 3 Feb - 11 Mar 1992. Data consists of 1 sec resolution housekeeping and state parameters, particle spectra and liquid water content. ...
STORM-FEST University of Wisconsin High-Resolution Interferometer Data
The University of Wisconsin operated a High-resolution interferometer as part of the STORM-FEST boundary layer network near Seneca KS. It provided vertical profiles of temperature and moisture every 12 min from calibrated infrared downwelling radiance...
STORM-FEST WPL Boundary Layer Profilers
NOAA/WPL operated 5 boundary layer profilers (915 MHz) in the STORM-FEST boundary layer network near Seneca KS. They were equipped with RASS and provided vertical profiles of winds and temperature at 30 min intervals. Winds were measured at 100 m...
STORM-FEST WSI NOWRAD Radar Composites
WSI provides PPI reflectivity data from individual NWS radars and regional NWS radar composites (NOWRAD) every 15 min during STORM-FEST. A fixed regional sector (STORM-FEST inner domain) and a floater sector were collected via PC- McIDAS...
STORM-FEST WSR-88D Archive II Radar
>WSR-88D 10 cm wavelength Doppler radar data were collected from the following sites during STORM-FEST (in OK Twin Lakes (KTLX), Fredrick and Norman (KFDR); and St. Louis). St. Louis started on 4 March and has no Archive II data. The data consists of...
STORM-FEST Wideword W/S Video Recordings
VHS Video tape records of the image products produced on theWideword workstation by the operations forecaster at the KC RCC during STORM-FEST. This video tape includes operational weather maps, forecast maps, and imagery viewed by forecasters on the...
STORM-FEST: CLASS Soundings [NCAR]
>USWRP/STORM Fronts Experiment Systems Test (STORM-FEST) sounding data were collected from Cross-chain LORAN Atmospheric Sounding System (CLASS) instruments at 8 locations:  Arkansas City, Burington, Iowa City, Kearney, Kirsksville, St. Louis,...
STORMFEST: Aircraft KingAir Photography Video Camera
>This dataset consists of mpg movies from VHS tapes of videos taken from the KingAir during the STORMFEST 1992 project.  Videos on each flight were shot in the forward and down directions.  > >WARNING: This is a big dataset. Each...
Satellite: NOAA/SAA AVHRR and TOVS/ATOVS Data
AVHRR multispectral and TOVS/ATOVS data from the NOAA Polar Orbitting satellites. Images are available in several different resolutions...
Storm-Fest: Pam-II Data CMF format [NCAR]
>This data contains two tar files, 1minute and 5 minute,  each containing cmf text files of PAM station data from the Storm-Fest experiment.  ...