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Blended TPW Products


Ross Van Til



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This session covers the Blended TPW (total precipitable water), and Percent of Normal TPW products that became available with the AWIPS version released in February 2009 (OB9), then were enhanced in September 2011. Data sources used for these blended TPW products will be identified. Also, the presentation of these products in AWIPS will be illustrated, as well as the current AWIPS display limitations. Finally, basic operational uses of blended TPW products will be identified.

  • Identify data sources used for Blended TPW products
  • Understand presentation of products in AWIPS
  • Become aware of current AWIPS display limitations
  • Recognize basic operational uses of Blended TPW products

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. Web-based video that can be taken at anytime (streamed, not recommended for low-bandwidth users). Be sure to have your speakers on and the volume loud enough to hear the presentation.

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This course is Basic

There are no prerequisites


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