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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


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)

Jeffrey K. Lazo Robert S. Raucher Thomas J. Teisberg Carolyn J. Wagner Rodney F. Weiher Version: August 6, 2009 2009 Copyright University Corporation for Atmospheric Research


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Economics Primer
Windshear and Turbulence Warning System (WTWS)

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 CAWFE Modeling System contains two parts: a numerical weather prediction model and a fire behavior model that simulates the growth of a wildfire in response to weather, fuel conditions, and... more

Coupled Atmosphere-Wildland Fire Environment (CAWFE)
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)
Consolidated Storm Prediction for Aviation (CoSPA)

WRF-Fire is a physics module within WRF ARW that allows users to model the growth of a wildland fire in response to environmental conditions of terrain slope, fuel characteristics, and atmospheric... more

WRF-Fire for Wildland Fire Modeling
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)