The blipmaps on the left are based on the latest RUC forecasts and are the most up to date. The scale for the RUC blipmap is the top one on each line.
The blipmaps on the right are based on the longer range NAM forecasts.
See the Ed Levin Weather Page for more forecast information and weather links for the San Francisco Bay Area.
Ed Levin Forecast
The blipmaps are extracted from Dr. Jack Glendening’s Soaring Forecasts. The maps are shown at double scale and cropped to show just the San Francisco Bay Area.
The RUC maps on the left are generated from the NOAA Rapid Update Cycle forecasts and reflect more current conditions. Broken images with bits of text will appear when the forecast is not yet available for tomorrow. The parameters are explained here.
The NAM maps on the right are generated from the North American Meso Model and are based on longer term trends. These plots are presented for comparison purposes, with the exception of the Total Cloud Cover, which is only available on the NAM maps.
The selected maps are the ones I find useful when deciding whether to go paragliding or not. If I have omitted a map that you would like to see included, or if you find any errors, please let me know.
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