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Status of NDFD Elements as of
July 31, 2016

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Access Data via ftp

Click here for FTP access to the /SL.us008001 directory.

You can then find the subdirectory/file you want by following the following naming convention:

Directory Name

Contents

pub/

Public directory

SL.us008001/

Data root: for NWS Telecommunication Gateway Server (top directory)

ST.expr/

Status of data as experimental: NDFD data is being made operational in a transitional manner

ST.opnl/

Status of data: operational

DF.gr2/

WMO GRIB files: Edition two, also known as GRIB2

DC.ndfd/

Data category: National Digital Forecast Database

AR.aaaaaaaa

Area of Data: could be CONUS; 1 of 16 overlapping NDFD CONUS subsectors; Alaska; Hawaii; Guam; or Puerto Rico/the Virgin Islands; Northern Hemisphere; North Pacific Ocean

VP.###-###

Valid Period: could be 001-003 covers Days 1-3;
004-007 covers days 4-7, 008-450 covers days 8-450

ds.sssss

FILE NAME = data subcategory containing abbreviated NDFD element names. The current file for each element will be kept until overwritten by a new file for the same element

NDFD Operational Element Grids:
Status of NDFD Elements as of July 31, 2016


NDFD Sectors

URL

CONUS

ftp://tgftp.nws.noaa.gov/pub/SL.us008001/ST.opnl/DF.gr2/DC.ndfd/AR.conus/

Alaska

ftp://tgftp.nws.noaa.gov/pub/SL.us008001/ST.opnl/DF.gr2/DC.ndfd/AR.alaska/

Puerto Rico

ftp://tgftp.nws.noaa.gov/pub/SL.us008001/ST.opnl/DF.gr2/DC.ndfd/AR.puertori/

Hawaii

ftp://tgftp.nws.noaa.gov/pub/SL.us008001/ST.opnl/DF.gr2/DC.ndfd/AR.hawaii/

Guam

ftp://tgftp.nws.noaa.gov/pub/SL.us008001/ST.opnl/DF.gr2/DC.ndfd/AR.guam/

North America - tropical      

ftp://tgftp.nws.noaa.gov/pub/SL.us008001/ST.opnl/DF.gr2/DC.ndfd/AR.nhemi/

North Pacific Ocean-tropical  

ftp://tgftp.nws.noaa.gov/pub/SL.us008001/ST.opnl/DF.gr2/DC.ndfd/AR.npacocn/

CONUS Subsectors

Pacific North West

ftp://tgftp.nws.noaa.gov/pub/SL.us008001/ST.opnl/DF.gr2/DC.ndfd/AR.pacnwest/

Pacific South West

ftp://tgftp.nws.noaa.gov/pub/SL.us008001/ST.opnl/DF.gr2/DC.ndfd/AR.pacswest/

Northern Rockies

ftp://tgftp.nws.noaa.gov/pub/SL.us008001/ST.opnl/DF.gr2/DC.ndfd/AR.nrockies/

Central Rockies

ftp://tgftp.nws.noaa.gov/pub/SL.us008001/ST.opnl/DF.gr2/DC.ndfd/AR.crrocks/

Southern Rockies

ftp://tgftp.nws.noaa.gov/pub/SL.us008001/ST.opnl/DF.gr2/DC.ndfd/AR.srockies/

Northern Plains

ftp://tgftp.nws.noaa.gov/pub/SL.us008001/ST.opnl/DF.gr2/DC.ndfd/AR.nplains/

Central Plains

ftp://tgftp.nws.noaa.gov/pub/SL.us008001/ST.opnl/DF.gr2/DC.ndfd/AR.crplains/

Southern Plains

ftp://tgftp.nws.noaa.gov/pub/SL.us008001/ST.opnl/DF.gr2/DC.ndfd/AR.splains/

Upper Mississippi Valley

ftp://tgftp.nws.noaa.gov/pub/SL.us008001/ST.opnl/DF.gr2/DC.ndfd/AR.umissvly/

Central Mississippi Valley

ftp://tgftp.nws.noaa.gov/pub/SL.us008001/ST.opnl/DF.gr2/DC.ndfd/AR.crmissvy/

Southern Mississippi Valley

ftp://tgftp.nws.noaa.gov/pub/SL.us008001/ST.opnl/DF.gr2/DC.ndfd/AR.smissvly/

Central Great Lakes

ftp://tgftp.nws.noaa.gov/pub/SL.us008001/ST.opnl/DF.gr2/DC.ndfd/AR.crgrlake/

Eastern Great Lakes

ftp://tgftp.nws.noaa.gov/pub/SL.us008001/ST.opnl/DF.gr2/DC.ndfd/AR.ergrlake/

North East

ftp://tgftp.nws.noaa.gov/pub/SL.us008001/ST.opnl/DF.gr2/DC.ndfd/AR.neast/

South East

ftp://tgftp.nws.noaa.gov/pub/SL.us008001/ST.opnl/DF.gr2/DC.ndfd/AR.seast/

Mid Atlantic

ftp://tgftp.nws.noaa.gov/pub/SL.us008001/ST.opnl/DF.gr2/DC.ndfd/AR.midatlan/

NDFD Experimental Element Grids:
Status of NDFD Elements as of July 31, 2016


NDFD Sectors

URL

CONUS

ftp://tgftp.nws.noaa.gov/pub/SL.us008001/ST.expr/DF.gr2/DC.ndfd/AR.conus/

Alaska

ftp://tgftp.nws.noaa.gov/pub/SL.us008001/ST.expr/DF.gr2/DC.ndfd/AR.alaska/

Puerto Rico

ftp://tgftp.nws.noaa.gov/pub/SL.us008001/ST.expr/DF.gr2/DC.ndfd/AR.puertori/

Hawaii

ftp://tgftp.nws.noaa.gov/pub/SL.us008001/ST.expr/DF.gr2/DC.ndfd/AR.hawaii/

Guam

ftp://tgftp.nws.noaa.gov/pub/SL.us008001/ST.expr/DF.gr2/DC.ndfd/AR.guam/

North America - tropical  

no experimental elements currently

North Pacific Ocean - tropical  

no experimental elements currently

Oceanic  

ftp://tgftp.nws.noaa.gov/pub/SL.us008001/ST.expr/DF.gr2/DC.ndfd/AR.oceanic/

CONUS Subsectors

Pacific North West

ftp://tgftp.nws.noaa.gov/pub/SL.us008001/ST.expr/DF.gr2/DC.ndfd/AR.pacnwest/

Pacific South West

ftp://tgftp.nws.noaa.gov/pub/SL.us008001/ST.expr/DF.gr2/DC.ndfd/AR.pacswest/

Northern Rockies

ftp://tgftp.nws.noaa.gov/pub/SL.us008001/ST.expr/DF.gr2/DC.ndfd/AR.nrockies/

Central Rockies

ftp://tgftp.nws.noaa.gov/pub/SL.us008001/ST.expr/DF.gr2/DC.ndfd/AR.crrocks/

Southern Rockies

ftp://tgftp.nws.noaa.gov/pub/SL.us008001/ST.expr/DF.gr2/DC.ndfd/AR.srockies/

Northern Plains

ftp://tgftp.nws.noaa.gov/pub/SL.us008001/ST.expr/DF.gr2/DC.ndfd/AR.nplains/

Central Plains

ftp://tgftp.nws.noaa.gov/pub/SL.us008001/ST.expr/DF.gr2/DC.ndfd/AR.crplains/

Southern Plains

ftp://tgftp.nws.noaa.gov/pub/SL.us008001/ST.expr/DF.gr2/DC.ndfd/AR.splains/

Upper Mississippi Valley

ftp://tgftp.nws.noaa.gov/pub/SL.us008001/ST.expr/DF.gr2/DC.ndfd/AR.umissvly/

Central Mississippi Valley

ftp://tgftp.nws.noaa.gov/pub/SL.us008001/ST.expr/DF.gr2/DC.ndfd/AR.crmissvy/

S. Mississippi Valley

ftp://tgftp.nws.noaa.gov/pub/SL.us008001/ST.expr/DF.gr2/DC.ndfd/AR.smissvly/

Central Great Lakes

ftp://tgftp.nws.noaa.gov/pub/SL.us008001/ST.expr/DF.gr2/DC.ndfd/AR.crgrlake/

Eastern Great Lakes

ftp://tgftp.nws.noaa.gov/pub/SL.us008001/ST.expr/DF.gr2/DC.ndfd/AR.ergrlake/

North East

ftp://tgftp.nws.noaa.gov/pub/SL.us008001/ST.expr/DF.gr2/DC.ndfd/AR.neast/

South East

ftp://tgftp.nws.noaa.gov/pub/SL.us008001/ST.expr/DF.gr2/DC.ndfd/AR.seast/

Mid Atlantic

ftp://tgftp.nws.noaa.gov/pub/SL.us008001/ST.expr/DF.gr2/DC.ndfd/AR.midatlan/



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