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Visit https://www.weather.gov/owp/operations for access to new EXPERIMENTAL products and services from the National Water Center: National Hydrologic Discussion, Area Hydrologic Discussion, Flood Hazard Outlook and the National Water Center Visualization Services, a suite of geospatial services depicting River Forecast Center and National Water Model information.
View the Enhanced Operating Capability Products and Services StoryMap here
Downloads for Chicago, IL (LOT)
While the AHPS display allows for the use of interactive toggles with the image, AHPS data can also be utilized within GIS software.
This page links to "Shapefiles" and "KMZ" files (generated every 15 minutes) which are compressed "KML" files compatible with several
GIS software applications. A list of some of the software applications that support Shapefiles and KML can be found
or, visit the
NWS website Standards Description Website
which explains KML in more detail.
Recently, the downloadable observations and forecast files have changed.
Click here to see a summary of the changes.
- No observed shapefile files available at this time.
- No observed kmz files available at this time.
- No forecast shapefile files available at this time.
- No forecast kmz files available at this time.
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