[field_related_solution_area] Products

The primary role of the nowcast environment is to collect weather data, execute algorithms for producing a combined thunderstorm forecast, and provide a graphical display tool for viewing the... more

Cidd is a X-based, real-time data display application which supports PPI, CAPPI, and cross sectional views. Cidd is the main display tool within the Auto-Nowcast Environment. It is highly configurable and is used to display the majority of the MDV and SPDB formated data produced within the Environment.
FINECAST® Nowcasting System: High Resolution AnalysisImproving Nowcasting via Data Assimilation

Fine-Scale Analysis and Nowcast System (FINECAST®) is used by the research community to study... more

FINECAST®

The National Convective Weather Forecast (NCWF) product was developed by NCAR/RAL and eventually operationalized by the NWS Aviation Weather Center (AWC).  It was the first extrapolation-based... more

National Convective Weather Forecast Product (NCWF)

Thunderstorms and especially lightning pose a safety risk to people outdoors whether they are working or enjoying themselves with recreational activities.  It is imperative to bring people inside... more

BoltAlert® lightning potential (high risk in magenta) and actual strikes.
The FAA and NCAR are working to solve the Aircraft Ground Icing Problem.

The accumulation of ice on aircraft prior to take off has long been recognized as one of the most significant safety hazards... more

Weather Support to Deicing Decision Making (WSDDM®)

The Next Generation Air Transportation System (NextGen) is a national priority designed to meet the air transportation needs of the US in the 21st century—in particular, a significant growth in... more

Consolidated Storm Prediction for Aviation (CoSPA)
WRF Model Output

The Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) Model is a next-generation mesoscale numerical weather prediction system designed to serve both atmospheric research and operational... more

WRF model output showing simulated radar reflectivity (dBZ) for Typhoon Mawar at 3.3-km (2.1-mi) grid spacing. Time period is from 0000 UTC 22 August 2005 to 0000 UTC 24 August 2005.

The WRF-Hydro® HydroInspector® is a state-of-the-art Web Mapping Service (WMS) that allows users to manipulate and interact with a host of hydrologic observation and hydrologic model output data.... more

The National Convective Weather Forecast (NCWF) product, designed and implemented by the National Centerfor Atmospheric Research (NCAR), provides a diagnose of the current locations of convective... more

National Convective Weather Forecast 2 (NCWF2)

The aims of this project are: (a) to foster increased development of forecast aids for global basins by engaging the wider community of operational centers, academic researchers, and commercial... more

Tropical Cyclone Guidance Project (TCGP)

This project is funded by the Risk Prediction Initiative (RPI2.0) to develop a new historical database of tropical cyclone wind and size parameters. Unlike other historical databases, such as the... more

Tropical Cyclone Data Project (TCDP)