AWIPS Alternatives

    AWIPS is described as '(Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System) is a meteorological display and analysis package originally developed by the National Weather Service and Raytheon' and is an app in the Online Services category. There are six alternatives to AWIPS for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Android, iPhone, Android Tablet and iPad. The best alternative is RadarScope. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try GetNexrad. Other great apps like AWIPS are GRLevel3 (Paid), PYKL3 (Paid), GR2Analyst (Paid) and StormLab (Paid).

    This page was last updated Jan 18, 2019

      • Mac
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      RadarScope is a specialized display utility for weather enthusiasts and meteorologists that allows you to view NEXRAD Level 3 radar data and severe weather warnings.
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      • Windows
      GRLevel3 Version 2 is a Windows viewer for live and archive NEXRAD Level III data. It displays high resolution base products, dual polarization products, and derived products along with Local Storm Reports and severe weather warnings.


      • Android
      It's another level 3 radar visualization tool. The functionality follows along the GRlevel3 model, only it was created specifically for the Android operating system. It doesn't hog the drive, is responsive, and dirt cheap.

      Discontinued

      This app has been officially discontinued by its developer, as stated on their official website: http://www.pykl3radar.com/

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      • Windows
      GR2Analyst Version 2 is an advanced Nexrad Level II analysis application. Key features of GR2Analyst are: Standard and Super Resolution Level II data Dual Polarization data High resolution derived products (e.g. Echo Tops, MEHS, etc.
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    1. StormLab turns any internet connection into a unique and comprehensive display system for National Weather Service Doppler radars. With access to over 150 radar sites across the entire US, you will have instant access to nearly 2 dozen products.


      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      GetNexrad.exe is a tool used to view NOAA WSR-88D Nexrad doppler radar images and compute point and area average rainfall and to generate the basin point file used by GetRealtime.exe for automating computaion of a basin average rainfall time series in real time.
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