Bufkit Data

BUFKIT is a forecast profile visualization and analysis tool kit developed by the staff at the
National Weather Service (NWS) office in Buffalo and the Warning Decision Training Branch
(WDTB) in Norman, OK. As of January 2002 it is in use in over 150 NWS, Department of
Defense, University, Environment Canada, and South Africa Weather Service locations.

 LMK Significant Case Archive
 BUFKIT Homepage

00 and 12 UTC Eta Model - Current: 00 UTC on 10/31/2014

 - 00Z and 12Z, to 60 hours, hourly resolution.
     Usually available around three hours after initialization time.

Louisville, KY Lexington, KY Jackson, KY London, KY Nashville, TN Hopkinsville, KY Bowling Green, KY Evansville, IN Madison, IN Covington, KY Map of BUFKIT Eta Sounding Sites

To retrieve the data, right click on the location above, then choose "Save Target As..." and
save the data in your BUFKIT data directory (see your local documentation).  Note, these files
each range in size from 230 KB 260 KB.

06 and 18 UTC "Off-Hour" Eta Model - Current: 06 UTC on 10/31/2014

 - 06Z and 18Z, to 48 hours, hourly resolution.
    Usually available about three hours after initialization time.

Louisville, KY Lexington, KY Jackson, KY London, KY Nashville, TN Hopkinsville, KY Bowling Green, KY Evansville, IN Madison, IN Covington, KY Map of BUFKIT Eta Sounding Sites

To retrieve the data, right click on the location above, then choose "Save Target As..." and
save the data in your BUFKIT data directory (see your local documentation).  Note, these files
each range in size from 170 KB 195 KB.

RUC Model Failed to open BUFKIT file.