LSX Bufkit Data

Bufkit Data for St. Louis WFO (LSX)


To view bufkit data, select a model tab and click on a station ID in the map.

To save the data onto your PC, right-click on the ID and select "Save link as..." or "Save target as..."





GFS3 Runs every 6 hours, with output available approximately four hours past 00Z, 06Z, 12Z and 18Z. The Bufkit sounding profiles provide 3-hour time resolution from 0 to 180 hours.
RAP
(Formerly RUC)
Runs every hour, but we just provide the 3-hourly runs. Output is available approximately one hour past these times. For the 3-hourly runs of the RAP, the Bufkit sounding profiles provide 1-hour time resolution from 0 to 18 hours.
NAM
(Formerly Eta)
Runs every 6 hours, with output available about 2 1/2 hours past 00Z, 06Z, 12Z and 18z. The Bufkit sounding profiles provide 1-hour time resolution from 0 to 84 hours.
LSX ARW Is run locally at the St. Louis WFO. Runs twice per day using the 00Z and 12Z NAM as the initial and boundary conditions. Complete output from this model should be available no later than 4 hours past 00Z and 12Z, but partial data will be available as early as 2 1/2 hours past 00Z and 12Z. The Bufkit sounding profiles provide 1-hour time resolution from 0 to 84 hours. Click here for more information about the locally run WRF model.
SREF Runs every 6 hours with output availabe approximately 3 1/2 hours past 03Z, 09Z, 15Z and 21Z. The Bufkit sounding profiles provide 1-hour time resolution from 0 to 84 hours for available ensemble members. Not all ensemble members may be available for all sites. Must use Bufkit Version 10.11 or higher to view data.

The latest version of Bufkit and documentation is available at WDTB's Bufkit site.

More detailed information about these models is available from NCEP's Environmental Modeling Center.


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