Doppler Radar KML. While the RIDGE radar display allows for the use of interactive toggles with the image, RIDGE images can be best utilized with GIS software. This page allows you to create "kmz" files which are compressed "kml" files compatible with several GIS software applications. A list of some of the software applications that support KML can be found here. Visit the NWS website Standards Description Website which explains KML in more detail.
Main Page. NWS Gages Download. NWS-GIS_KML. Precip Frequency Data Server. The Precipitation Frequency Data Server (PFDS) is a point-and-click interface developed to deliver NOAA Atlas 14 precipitation frequency estimates and associated information.
Upon clicking a state on the map above or selecting a state name from the drop-down menu, an interactive map of that state will be displayed. From there, a user can identify a location for which precipitation frequency estimates are needed. NWS Cooperative Observer Program.