12-KM NAM MODEL FORECAST SOUNDINGS
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Real time forecast soundings produced by the 12km NAM Model.
Stations are upper air sites from around the country.
The current forecast cycle is 12Z with graphics finished at Mon Jan 29 17:50:41 GMT 2007
Please note that these products are experimental and are not official NWS
forecasts. This server may not be available at all times.
Variables found in the sounding plots:
TEMPERATURE (in degrees C) - solid red line
DEW POINT (in degrees C) - solid green line
WIND (in kts) - left column is full profile; right column is filtered to avoid overlap
Convective Indices (computed in GEMPAK) listed at the top
CAPE - Convective Available Potential Energy in J/kg
LIFT - Lifted Index in K
SWET - Sweat Index
KINX - K Index
SHOW - Showalter Index
CINS - Convective Inhibition in J/kg
TOTL - Total Totals Index
This product is experimental and is for evaluation only. The forecasts are for
the nearest model grid point to the station. Send your questions or comments to