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BUFKIT

Bufkit data

BUFKIT is a forecast profile visualization and analysis tool kit developed by the staff at the National Weather Service (NWS) office in Buffalo NY. As of January 2001 it is in use in over 75 NWS, Department of Defense, University, and Environment Canada locations. BUFKIT is available to anyone who is interested in the analysis of forecast hourly profiles.

 

Bufkit Documentation

Bufkit Software and Optional Support Files


NAM Bufkit Data files(every 6 hours)

RAP Data files(every 1 hour) **note the RAP model has replaced the RUC

GFS3 Bufkit Data files(every 6 hours)

NMM Bufkit Data files(every 6 hours)

**The NMM is a locally generated forecast model at 4 km resolution going out to 36 hours.