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NOAA NEXt-Generation RADar (NEXRAD) Products
Entry ID: gov.noaa.ncdc.C00682


Summary
Abstract: This dataset consists of Level III weather radar products collected from Next-Generation Radar (NEXRAD) stations located in the contiguous United States, Alaska, Hawaii, U.S. territories and at military base sites. NEXRAD is a network of 160 high-resolution Doppler weather radars operated by the NOAA National Weather Service (NWS), the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), and the U.S. Air Force ... View entire text

Purpose: NEXRAD Level III products are used to remotely detect atmospheric features, such as precipitation, precipitation-type, storms, turbulence and wind, for operational forecasting and data research analysis.
Related URL
Description: Amazon S3 bucket. NEXRAD Level II archive data is hosted in the "noaa-nexrad-level2" Amazon S3 bucket.

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Multimedia Sample
Small multimedia sample image
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Description:  NEXRAD reflectivity image

 
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 68.0   S: 11.0   E: -64.0   W: 124.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: DOC/NOAA/NWS/ROC > Radar Operations Center, National Weather Service, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
Dataset Title: NOAA NEXt-Generation RADar (NEXRAD) Products
Dataset Release Date: 1992
Data Presentation Form: imageDigital
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1992-05-07
Use Constraints Cite this dataset when used as a source.
Ancillary Keywords
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Data Set Progress
IN WORK
Data Center
National Climatic Data Center, NESDIS, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/

Data Center Personnel
Name: CUSTOMER ENGAGEMENT BRANCH DOC/NOAA/NESDIS/NCEI
Phone: +1 828-271-4800
Fax: +1 828-271-4876
Email: ncdc.orders at noaa.gov
Contact Address:
151 Patton Avenue
Federal Building, Room 468
City: Asheville
Province or State: NC
Postal Code: 28801-5001
Country: USA
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Distribution
Distribution Format: Native Binary
Fees: In most cases, electronic downloads of the data are free
Personnel
Role: DIF AUTHOR
Phone: +1 828-271-4800
Fax: +1 828-271-4876
Email: ncdc.metadata at noaa.gov
Contact Address:
Federal Building, Room 468
City: Asheville
Province or State: NC
Postal Code: 28801-5001
Country: USA
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2017-01-25
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-05-22


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