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Advected Layer Precipitable Water Product


Dan Bikos

Ed Szoke

Sheldon Kusselson








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This training introduces the Advected Layer Precipitable Water (LPW) product. Strengths/limitations are discussed along with operational applications. We also let you know how to receive this product in AWIPS from CIRA since it is currently non-operational (experimental).

Training Session Options

NOAA/NWS students – to begin the training, use the web-based video, YouTube video, or audio playback options below (if present for this session). Certificates of completion for NOAA/NWS employees can be obtained by accessing the session via the Commerce Learn Center

  1. Live VISIT teletraining (with an instructor leading the session). Check the VISIT Training Calendar to signup for teletraining. The session will last 20 minutes. This teletraining session uses the VISITview software, where a Windows PC with an Internet connection is needed. Please follow the teletraining installation instructions to install the session.
  2. YouTube video:

References/Additional Links

This course is Basic

There are no prerequisites


Dan Bikos

(970) 491-3777

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