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AWIPS OB8.3 Training

In support of AWIPS Operational Build 8.3 (OB8.3), WDTD has released training:

1. Flash Flood Warning Decision Making Using FFMP-Advanced

  1. Lesson1: Introduction (10 minutes)
  2. Lesson2: New and Updated Functionality in FFMP-Advanced (30 minutes)
  3. Lesson3: High-Resolution Precipitation Estimator (15 minutes)
  4. Lesson4: Best practices with FFMP-A and Issuing Basin Based Flash Flood Warnings: (30 minutes)
  5. Lesson 5: WES Case Exercise (30 minutes)

LMS Search Keyword: FFMP-A

Target Audience: All NWS staff with warning-related responsibilities.

Description: After the training you will be able to:

  • identify new data and functionality with the FFMP-Advanced in AWIPS OB8.3
  • effectively incorporate FFMP-Advanced to diagnose flash flood potential at the basin level
  • identify best practices for issuing basin-based flash flood warnings

Estimated Completion Time : 2 hours

Course Webpage: http://www.wdtd.noaa.gov/buildTraining/FFMP-A/index.html

2. AWIPS OB8.3 Four-Dimensional Stormcell Investigator (FSI)

LMS Search Keyword: OB8.3

Target Audience: All NWS staff with warning-related responsibilities.

Description: After the training you will be able to:

  • identify significant changes in FSI8.3
  • identify how to configure FSI for high resolution radar
  • configure cursor readout
  • optimize FSI for performance
  • identify FSI strengths and limitations

Estimated Completion Time : 45 minutes

This lesson was designed to be taken with the Weather Event Simulator. If you would like to view the training without the WES interaction, then download it from the following link. Note it is quite large due to videos.

Download FSI8.3 Presentation (99 MB ZIP file)

3. AWIPS OB8.3 Integrated Radar Sampling and Improved Environmental Analysis

LMS Search Keyword: OB8.3

Target Audience: All NWS staff with warning-related responsibilities,

Description: At the end of this training you will be able to:

  • incorporate new environmental cursor readout and plots into radar analysis
  • incorporate the Popup SkewT into radar analysis
  • dynamically link the Popup SkewT to horizontal model forecasts
  • identify strengths and limitations of the new integrated radar sampling capabilities

Estimated Completion Time : 45 minutes

This lesson was designed to be taken with the Weather Event Simulator. If you would like to view the training without the WES interaction, then download it from the following link. Note it is quite large due to videos.

Download Integrated Radar Sampling Presentation (52 MB ZIP file)

Support

The following materials have been provided to all NWS WES training focal points:

  • WES8.3 Install DVD and AWOC Localizations Update CD (Shipped June 27th, 2008)
    • contains:
      • WES8.3 Install DVD (uses OB8.3)
      • OB8.3 AWOC Cases Localization Update DVD
  • OB8.3 WES-Based Training Install DVD (mailed July 3rd, 2007)
    • contains:
      • two AWIPS cases with four total training modules (FSI8.3, Integrated Radar Sampling, FFMP-Advanced Lesson 5, and RPG Build 10 Super Res)

WES Focal Point Instructions:

    1. take WES8.3 Overview training in LMS (~15 min)
    2. install WES8.3
    3. install OB8.3 WES-Based Training

References / Related Links

Supplemental Information on Integrated Radar Sampling for AWIPS Focal Points:
http://www.wdtd.noaa.gov/buildTraining/AWIPS_OB83/irs.html

OB8.3 Release Notes and D2D User Manual:
https://onestop.noaa3a.awips.noaa.gov/aumob8.3/toc.htm

Training Division AWIPS Site:
http://www.nwstc.noaa.gov/nwstrn/awips.htm

WDTD AWIPS Build Tracking Site:
http://www.wdtd.noaa.gov/tools/wes/awips_info/awips_info.html

 
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