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Is there a sanctioned way of retrieving the GFS data 4 times a day? I don't want to use the READY web interface in an automated script.

http://www.windguru.cz/ is a good example of what I want to do, but with a subset of data a balloonist would find useful.


The only way you can do it is by downloading the data files (in GRIB format) directly from NOAA NCEP, decoding them and plotting them with a sofware package such as GRADS. You can find the information on how to do alot of this by looking at at: http://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/products/wesley/

Glenn Rolph

Modified: September 23, 2008
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