Real-time ARPS Model Output via FTP
ARPS output in a variety of formats is provided in real-time as the run progresses.
The region, run type (forecast or analysis) and run time can be identified
from the directory and file name. For instance,
a forecast on the Southern Plains MESOscale grid.
An example of a complete path is
fcst-spmeso/ar2003052012.hdf021600, the 6 hour
forecast in HDF4 format of a run initialized at 12Z on 20 May 2003 on the
ar2003052012.hdf021600, is a 6 hour forecast initialized at 12Z on 20 May 2003. You'll also need the "grid-base" file,
For inquires regarding the ARPS conversion routines or the real-time FTP site, see the link at the bottom of this page.
Maintained by Kevin W. Thomas. Your comments, inquiries, problem reports, and suggestions are welcome.