Skip Navigation Links 
NOAA logo-Select to go to the NOAA homepage
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's   
  Select to go to the NWS homepage
National Weather Service   
Local forecast by
"City, St" is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.
  Home > NDFD > NDFD WFS

Retrieving GIS-friendly NDFD Data


Users can gain access to National Digital Forecast Database (NDFD) data using a variety of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) clients. These clients understand data encoding formats like Geography Markup Language (GML) and Keyhole Markup Language (KML). Both the NDFD Web Feature Service (WFS) and Simple Object Access Protocol (SOAP) service support these two GIS-friendly data encoding formats. This page describes how to use ArcGIS, Google Earth, Google Maps and uDig to import NDFD data using the WFS and SOAP interfaces.

ArcGIS 9.1

ArcGIS 9.2

Google Earth

Google Maps




    US Dept of Commerce
    National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
    National Weather Service
    1325 East West Highway
    Silver Spring, MD 20910
    Page Author: NWS Internet Services Team
Information Quality
Privacy Policy
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)
About Us
Career Opportunities
     Page last Modified: 6 October, 2005 10:31 AM