12-KM nam MODEL FORECAST SOUNDINGS
Click here for the most recent 00/12Z "on" cycle.
Click on a site for an ANIMATED gif
Real time forecast soundings produced by the 12km nam Model.
stations_off are upper air sites from around the country.
The current forecast cycle is 06Z with graphics finished at Mon Jan 29 11:26:34 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