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GCIP/GIST: Radar NWS/OH Gridded Precipitation


This dataset contains hourly gridded precipitation values derived from WSR-88D reflectivity (STAGE-III) by the Arkansas-Red Basin River Forecast Center (ABRFC). The data are on a 4km regular grid in WMO FM-92 GRIB format. These data were received from the National Weather Service Office of Hydrology (NWS/OH). NWS/OH provided the processing of the ABRFC Stage-III products into the GRIB format.

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Spatial Type grid
Frequency hourly
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 1994-04-01 00:00:00
End datetime 1994-08-31 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 40.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 31.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -107.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -91.00

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Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. 1996. GCIP/GIST: Radar NWS/OH Gridded Precipitation. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 15 Nov 2019.

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