Thursday, August 25, 2016

Thursday in the AWDE CPAC Testbed


The final day of participation for the AWDE CPAC in the testbed included valuable feedback from FAA meteorologists and an ATC specialist.

Thursday in the AWT

Forecaster reviewing radar mosaic imagery for issuance of convective products

Ceiling and visibility forecasters testing collaboration connecting national and local offices

Discussing how products are generated based on navigational points

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Wednesday in the AWDE CPAC Testbed


Wednesday in the AWDE CPAC included numerous participants with PERTI expertise. Valuable feedback was given while establishing communication with the AWT throughout the day.


Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Tuesday in the AWDE CPAC Testbed


Participants discussing long range experimental products. Participant backgrounds include TFM and ATC specialists, NWS Mt. Holly meteorologist, and pilots.

Week Two of the 2016 Summer Experiment at AWT

 Experimenters working on cloud and visibility grids for the western United States

Experimental satellite products and one minute imagery being used to look at the current weather 

Video conference established with the AWDE lab in Atlantic City

Monday, August 22, 2016

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Day Four in the Testbed


GA and test pilots in AWDE engaged in discussion on the experimental AWT products.

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Day Three in the Testbed

Participants in AWDE collaborate with AWT via NWS Chat and a live video feed
Participation from a research meteorologist and TFM subject matter expert led to a collaborative discussion with AWT on the CAWS products that were issued throughout the day with CCFP overlays. Participants also offered feedback on the experimental long-range and TAF products.

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Day Two in the Testbed


Tuesday in the AWDE CPAC included participants with TFM backgrounds as well as GA pilots. Feedback was given on the long range experimental products, C&V and TAF products, as well as CAWS and new versions of the CCFP.


2016 AWT Summer Experiment is Underway


The Aviation Weather Testbed's 2016 Summer Experiment started this week with participants from across the county. This summer's experiment includes a test of cloud and visibility grid collaboration, new AWIPS2 convective SIGMET production tools, and experimental guidance including new versions of the CCFP.


Monday, August 15, 2016

Week 1 of the 2016 Summer Experiment Kicks Off in the AWDE CPAC



A local GA pilot offered valuable feedback on the day's experimental CAWS and C&V product grids

The first day of the 2016 Summer Experiment kicked off with collaborative efforts between AWC and the AWDE CPAC, located at the William J. Hughes Technical Center in Atlantic City, NJ.