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Raedwulf
07-12-2010, 08:14 AM
http://www.meted.ucar.edu/resource/soo/MesoAnalyst.htm
This will provide you with a simple chart for understanding how to read meso-analysis.
It also gives more detailed explanations, though some not as useful as others...

http://www.spc.noaa.gov/exper/mesoanalysis/new/viewsector.php?sector=16#
This is a great chart to look at to check hourly updated meso-analysis.

HRRR models(Take this with a grain of salt)
http://rapidrefresh.noaa.gov/hrrrconus/Welcome.cgi?dsKey=hrrr&domain=t3&run_time=17+Jun+2010+-+17Z

http://weather.unisys.com/upper_air/skew/
Weather Balloon upper-air soundings (very accurate)

nexrad
http://www.wunderground.com/radar/map.asp
Meso, hail, tornadic flags for cells. Speed, direction, VIL(vertically integrated liquid). As well as other advanced features for detecting potential wind threats and tornadic events using "Radial Velocity"

DarkSky
07-12-2010, 11:26 AM
Thanks. I added this to my datalinks thread.

Derecho
07-12-2010, 07:39 PM
HRRR is hardly useful, it's just experimental future radar technology.

Raedwulf
07-13-2010, 03:48 PM
Indeed. That's why I said take it with a grain of salt. Although it can be surprisingly accurate 'sometimes'. Sometimes I notice in its composite future radar prediction where a cell pops up..a cell actually pops up in that area.

Like I said, take it with a grain of salt.
Actually, a bag of salt.

Derecho
07-13-2010, 05:19 PM
Indeed. That's why I said take it with a grain of salt. Although it can be surprisingly accurate 'sometimes'. Sometimes I notice in its composite future radar prediction where a cell pops up..a cell actually pops up in that area.

Like I said, take it with a grain of salt.
Actually, a bag of salt.

Might take a salt mine!

;)

HRRR is good for getting your hopes up then letting you down big time.

davefootball123
07-13-2010, 05:29 PM
LOL i agree i use HRRR to get an idea if storms or going to fire. I sometimes dont use the composite refelectivity but i use the CAPE and stuff but now i use sref and wrf and stuff like that