ATSC 5160-5007, Synoptic Meteorology

Spring 2015


Lecture material supplements

Listed below are a number of ppt files and external links. This material is by no means comprehensive, rather, it supplements the course. Please do not download the files that are marked under construction () yet. I will make an effort to finalize a topic a few hours before the lecture in which that topic is discussed.

Homework assignments

These will be updated 

Lab materials


Some useful weather links

region  sfc obs (lp)

conus RAP surface

LAR last 24 hrs

LAR wunderground   

CYS NWS radar   

conus RAP radar   

Oolman weather (model)


Galarneau QG maps

region VIS 

region IR

GOES global

US/Canada sfc data  

conus sfc anal + IR


24 hr radar mosaic

msfc global satellite


SPC mesoanalysis RTMA

lightning (US)

Operational models: NAM GFS - PSU e-wall  - NCEP - College of DuPage

Mesoscale models: NCAR 10 km WRF (Rockies) CSU (12 km) NCEP fire wx

weather gun U Utah LAPS (5 km CO & WY) Pacific Northwest
UW - Ovens - loops

prog soundings (NOAA)

prog soundings (twisterdata)

Bufkit PSU

WRF user

ensemble CDC

observed precip (MBRFC)

sfc & UA map archive

SPC U. Wash

 NARR data archive

CFSR data archive