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Public Information Statements 17-15

National Weather Service Silver Spring MD

320 PM EDT Mon Apr 17 2017


To:      Subscribers:

         -NOAA Weather Wire Service

         -Emergency Managers Weather Information Network


         Other NWS and NOS Partners and NOAA Employees


From:    Robert Bunge

         Branch Chief, Weather Information Distribution Services

         Office of Dissemination


Subject: New Geographic Information Service (GIS)

         Service: radar_base_reflectivity_time effective

         May 15, 2017


Effective Monday, May 15, 2017, IDP-GIS


will provide users with access to new radar base reflectivity

GIS service via IDP-GIS’s time enabled web mapping services. The

new time enabled service will be available on IDP-GIS map

services via two protocols: GeoServices Representational State

Transfer (REST) map services and Open Geospatial Consortium

(OGC) compliant Web Map Services (WMS).


After May 15, 2017, Link to the REST Map Service endpoint at the

following URL:



This URL will not be accessible until the new version is



IDP-GIS ArcGIS Server Stack is hosted on NOAA’s Integrated

Dissemination Program (IDP) infrastructure where it is monitored

24 x 7 by NWS/NCEP Central Operations.


For questions concerning IDP-GIS web services, please contact:


Nipa Parikh

IDP-GIS Project Manager


Silver Spring, MD



Kari Sheets



Bohemia, NY



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