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Ian Battering the Florida Peninsula with Catastrophic Storm Surge, Winds, and Flooding

Ian made landfall on mainland Florida as a category 4 major hurricane near 4:30 PM ET south of Punta Gorda near Pirate Harbor. Catastrophic storm surge inundation along with destructive waves is ongoing along the southwest Florida coastline. Hurricane-force winds are expected to spread inland to central Florida near the core of Ian through early Thursday. Heavy rainfall will continue flooding. Read More >

 

Servers for Data & Product Retrieval

Access procedures for reading files

Here are the IP and URL address of the file servers of the Gateway you can access for downloading the many data and forecast products received by the Telecommunication Gateway.

Data and Model Products

See description of file names above. All "new" TOC File Name Standards are used under the SL.us008001 sub-directory name.

  1. The UNIX(AIX) file servers that use the "new" subdirectory and file naming standard are accessible via anonymous FTP over the Internet.
  2. The current IP address is tgftp.nws.noaa.gov/SL.us008001
  3. The password is: (anything you like ¹ )

¹ As a user, if you do not provide your identity (such as your email address), we can not reach you when technical changes are made.

Files written with the "English Descriptive Format"

See description of file names above. All Files of selectable observations and forecasts are found under the data sub-directory name.

  1. The UNIX(AIX) file servers that use this directory tree are accessible via anonymous FTP over the Internet.
  2. The current IP address is tgftp.nws.noaa.gov/data
  3. The password is: (anything you like ² )

² As a user, if you do not provide your identity (such as your email address), we can not reach you when technical changes are made.

Facsimile Charts by WMO Abbreviated Heading (see NOTE)

  1. The UNIX(AIX) file servers that use this directory tree are accessible via anonymous FTP over the Internet.
  2. The current IP address is tgftp.nws.noaa.gov/fax
  3. The password is: (anything you like ³ )

(NOTE): The FAX charts are available in TIFF and GIF formats for many products. Please check our MASTER Index of TIFF versions containing descriptive titles and source information.

³ As a user of this service, if you do not provide your identity (such as your email address), we can not reach you when technical changes are made.