The National Weather Service (NWS) is centrally collecting Level
III products from 156 WSR-88D
radars and 45 TDWR radars.
The Level III radar products can either be obtained by directly
connecting to the Gateway for an immediate receipt of the products
through a LDM feed, via standard anonymous FTP
from the Gateway file servers, or receipt of a OPSnet transmission.
The documentation on the products and instructions to download
the software needed for the LDM dissemination
can be found below.
Documentation on the radar product central
collection and dissemination process used at the Gateway.
Available Radar Products:
Software needed to receive the LDM data feed from the
- Software Implementation a guide
for configurating the software used for the LDM services of the
- Download the
LDM Software for receiving in realtime from Unidata
More information about WSR-88D and TDWR radar:
The NWS has established a web site for additional information on
the NEXRAD/WSR-88D and TDWR radars at the NEXRAD Radar Operations
Center (ROC), http://www.roc.noaa.gov.