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WPC Products in KML Format


WPC has begun provided a subset of its product suite in KeyHole Markup Language (KML).   KML is used by a variety of GIS and mapping applications, including Google Earth, Google Maps, ArcGIS Explorer, Microsoft Virtual Earth, and numerous others, to display geospatial data on two-dimensional maps and three-dimensional Earth browsers.
 
Currently, the following products are available in KML format:

 
Latest Quantitative Precipitation Forecasts (QPFs)

0-6 Hour Update  -- Valid 06Z 05/11/09 - 12Z 05/11/09
(updated twice daily at 06Z and 18Z)
 
Day 1
 
24-Hour Forecast  -- Valid 12Z 05/11/09 - 12Z 05/12/09
 
6-hour QPFs
First period -- Valid 12Z 05/11/2009 - 18Z 05/11/2009
Second period -- Valid 18Z 05/11/2009 - 00Z 05/12/2009
Third period -- Valid 00Z 05/12/2009 - 06Z 05/12/2009
Fourth period -- Valid 06Z 05/12/2009 - 12Z 05/12/2009
 
Complete Day 1 Forecast Package
Includes the four 6-hour QPFs and the 24-hour total QPF
 

 
Day 2
 
24-Hour Forecast  -- Valid 12Z 05/12/09 - 12Z 05/13/09
 
6-hour QPFs
First 6-hour period -- Valid 12Z 05/12/2009 - 18Z 05/12/2009
Second 6-hour period -- Valid 18Z 05/12/2009 - 00Z 05/13/2009
Third 6-hour period -- Valid 00Z 05/13/2009 - 06Z 05/13/2009
Fourth 6-hour period -- Valid 06Z 05/13/2009 - 12Z 05/13/2009
 
Complete Day 2 Forecast Package
Includes the four 6-hour QPFs and the 24-hour total QPF
 

 
Day 3
 
24-Hour Forecast  -- Valid 12Z 05/13/09 - 12Z 05/14/09
 
6-hour QPFs
First 6-hour period -- Valid 12Z 05/13/2009 - 18Z 05/13/2009
Second 6-hour period -- Valid 18Z 05/13/2009 - 00Z 05/14/2009
Third 6-hour period -- Valid 00Z 05/14/2009 - 06Z 05/14/2009
Fourth 6-hour period -- Valid 06Z 05/14/2009 - 12Z 05/14/2009
 
Complete Day 3 Forecast Package
Includes the four 6-hour QPFs and the 24-hour total QPF
 

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