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Slowly Departing Nor'easter; Severe Weather Along The Gulf Coast

The powerful Nor'easter along the Northeastern seaboard will gradually begin to depart today but high winds and showers will persist through this afternoon. Another powerful storm will slowly track from the Plains to the Northeast over the next few days. This system may produce severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and tornadoes from southeastern Texas to the western Florida Panhandle today. 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.