LAMP Convection and Upgraded Lightning
LAMP Convection and Upgraded Lightning guidance is being produced experimentally
and being made available for public comments until
November 15, 2013.
This page contains documentation about the experimental LAMP Convection
and Upgraded Lightning Products.
Experimental LAMP GRIB2 data:
Experimental LAMP "lav" text bulletins:
Experimental LAMP BUFR data:
Current BUFR file (Coming Soon)
Last 24 hours of BUFR files (Coming Soon)
LAMP Convection Objective Forecast Guidance: Technical Description
AMS Preprint (includes verification):
Charba, J.P., F.G. Samplatsky, and P.E. Shafer, 2011:
Experimental LAMP 2-h Convection Guidance on a 20-km grid.
Preprints, 24th Conference on Weather Analysis and Forecasting/20th
Conference on Numerical Weather Prediction.
Seattle, WA, Amer. Meteor. Soc., J19.3.
Science presentation for NCEP regarding LAMP convection guidance:
Localized Aviation Model Output Statistics Program (LAMP): Improvements to
convective forecasts in response to user feedback October 11, 2011
(7.6 MB, pptx format)
Presentation on LAMP Convection and Upgraded Lightning:
Originally presented June 2012 (Updated 09/06/2013)
Public Notification Statement soliciting comments on Experimental LAMP
Convection and Upgraded Lightning Guidance
Soliciting Comments through November 15, 2013.
Technical Implementation Notice 13-50:
Changes to the Localized Aviation Model Output Statistics Program (LAMP)
Products and addition of Convection Guidance and upgrade to Lightning Guidance:
Comment period extended to January 16, 2014, and effective date to be
March 11, 2014.
LAMP Products on NWS Server
GRIB2 encoding details for LAMP convection and lightning products
Page Last Modified: February 07 2014 19:18:00. UTC