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Click here for HTTP access to the /SL.us008001 directory.
You can then find the subdirectory/file you want by following the following naming convention:

Directory Name

Contents

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.ndgd/

Data category: National Digital Guidance Database

GT.gggggg

Guidance type: could be aq, lampgfs, mosgfs, rtma, or slosh

AR.aaaaaaaa

Area of Data: could be CONUS, Alaska, Hawaii, or Guam

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 NDGD element names. The current file for each element will be kept until overwritten by a new file for the same element

NDGD Operational Elements Grids: Status of NDGD Elements as of July 10, 2012

NDGD Guidance Types

URL

Air Quality

http://weather.noaa.gov/pub/SL.us008001/ST.opnl/DF.gr2/DC.ndgd/GT.aq

DNG GFS http://weather.noaa.gov/pub/SL.us008001/ST.opnl/DF.gr2/DC.ndgd/GT.dnggfs

EKDMOS

Not yet available

LAMP GFS

http://weather.noaa.gov/pub/SL.us008001/ST.opnl/DF.gr2/DC.ndgd/GT.lampgfs

MOS GFS

http://weather.noaa.gov/pub/SL.us008001/ST.opnl/DF.gr2/DC.ndgd/GT.mosgfs

RTMA

http://weather.noaa.gov/pub/SL.us008001/ST.opnl/DF.gr2/DC.ndgd/GT.rtma

SLOSH

http://weather.noaa.gov/pub/SL.us008001/ST.opnl/DF.gr2/DC.ndgd/GT.slosh


NDGD Experimental Elements Grids: Status of NDGD Elements as of July 10, 2012


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