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GPS-PW data still getting into RUC
Posted By: Stan Benjamin
Date: 1-November-06 2215Z
Some of you are aware about severe NOAA funding problems for the GPS precipitable water observations. Indeed, the network is continuing now with shoestring support and the real-time access to most of the data has been curtailed -- see
However, the GPS-PW data has been made available on a continuing basis to NCEP for the operational RUC (and NAM). Its availability can be monitored through an NCEP observation web site at http://www.nco.ncep.noaa.gov/pmb/nwprod/realtime/ruc/t21z/ruc.plt06.gif.
In case you were wondering...
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