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NAM Products
Updated: 08/28/2014

North American Model (NAM)

NAM Data Assimilation System (NDAS)

* Information about the NAM Model
    cc is the model cycle runtime (i.e. 00, 06, 12, 18)
    YYYYMMDDhh is the Year Month Day Hour
    fh is the forecast hour (i.e. 00, 03, 06, ..., 84)
    xxxx also denotes forecast hour (i.e. 0000, 0003, 0006, ..., 0084)

    Click on the links under Inventory to see the file's contents.
    Use as a guide when selecting specific parameters from NOMADS. Click to view what is available.


 NAM NEST INVENTORY WARNING

DESCRIPTION
NCEP FTP/HTTP SERVER
File Name
NWS FTP SERVER
File Name
NAM
NAM NEST over CONUS (5 km Resolution - Grid 227)
  Filename Inventory
  nam.tccz.conusnest.hiresffh.tm00.grib2 FH00 FH06-60

Available in GRIB2 via ftp
Available in GRIB2 via http
nam.tccz.conusnest.hiresffh.tm00.grib2
Not Available
NAM NEST - FIRE WEATHER (1.33 km CONUS / 1.5 km Alaska Resolution)
On-Call Nest; Placement Determined Daily
  Filename Inventory
  nam.tccz.firewxnest.hiresffh.tm00.grib2 FH00 FH06-60

Available in GRIB2 via ftp
Available in GRIB2 via http
nam.tccz.firewxnest.hiresffh.tm00.grib2
Not Available
NAM NEST over ALASKA (6 km Resolution - Grid 198)
  Filename Inventory
  nam.tccz.alaskanest.hiresffh.tm00.grib2 FH00 FH06-60

Available in GRIB2 via ftp
Available in GRIB2 via http
nam.tccz.alaskanest.hiresffh.tm00.grib2
Not Available
NAM NEST over HAWAII (3 km Resolution - Grid 196)
  Filename Inventory
  nam.tccz.hawaiinest.hiresffh.tm00.grib2 FH00 FH06-60

Available in GRIB2 via ftp
Available in GRIB2 via http
nam.tccz.hawaiinest.hiresffh.tm00.grib2
Not Available
NAM NEST over PUERTO RICO (3 km Resolution - Grid 194)
  Filename Inventory
  nam.tccz.priconest.hiresffh.tm00.grib2 FH00 FH06-60

Available in GRIB2 via ftp
Available in GRIB2 via http
nam.tccz.priconest.hiresffh.tm00.grib2
Not Available
NAM 218 AWIPS Grid - CONUS
(12-km Resolution; full complement of pressure level fields and some surface-based fields)

  Filename Inventory
  nam.tccz.awphysfh.grb2.tm00 FH00* FH06*

*FH00 inventory applies to these hours
*FH06 inventory applies to these hours

Available in GRIB2 via ftp
Available in GRIB2 via http
nam.tccz.awphysfh.grb2.tm00
Available in GRIB2 via ftp fh.xxxx_tl.press_gr.awp218
NAM 218 AWIPS Grid - CONUS
(12-km Resolution; full complement of surface-based fields)

  Filename Inventory
  nam.tccz.awip12fh.tm00.grib2 FH00* FH06*

*FH00 inventory applies to these forecast hours
FH06 applies to all other Forecast Hours

Available in GRIB2 via ftp
Available in GRIB2 via http
nam.tccz.awip12fh.tm00.grib2
Available in GRIB2 via ftp
fh.xxxx_tl.press_gr.awip12
NAM 218 AWIPS Grid - CONUS
(12-km Resolution; 10-m wind only)

  Filename Inventory
  nam.tccz.awip12fh.tm00.10m.uv.grib2 FH00-84

Available in GRIB2 via ftp
Available in GRIB2 via http
nam.tccz.awip12fh.tm00.10m.uv.grib2
Available in GRIB2 via ftp
fh.xxxx_pa.sw10m_tl.press_gr.awip12
NAM 181 AFWA Grid - Central America/Caribbean
12-km Resolution

  Filename Inventory
  nam.tCCz.afwacafh.grb2.tm00 FH00-84

Available in GRIB2 via ftp
Available in GRIB2 via http
nam.tCCz.afwacafh.grb2.tm00
Not Available
NAM 182 AFWA Grid - North Pacific
12-km Resolution

  Filename Inventory
  nam.tCCz.afwahifh.grb2.tm00 FH00-84

Available in GRIB2 via ftp
Available in GRIB2 via http
nam.tCCz.afwahifh.grb2.tm00
Not Available
NAM 215 AWIPS Grid - CONUS
(20-km Resolution)

  Filename Inventory
  nam.tccz.awip20fh.tm00.grib2 FH00* FH06*

*FH00 inventory applies to these forecast hours
FH06 applies to all other Forecast Hours

Available in GRIB2 via ftp
Available in GRIB2 via http
nam.tccz.awip20fh.tm00.grib2
Available in GRIB2 via ftp
fh.xxxx_tl.press_gr.awip20
NAM 221 AWIPS Grid - High Resolution North American Master Grid
(32-km Resolution)

  Filename Inventory
  nam.tccz.awip32fh.tm00.grib2 FH00-84

Available in GRIB2 via ftp
Available in GRIB2 via http
nam.tccz.awip32fh.tm00.grib2
Not Available
NAM 212 AWIPS Grid - Regional - CONUS
Double Resolution (40-km Resolution)

  Filename Inventory
  nam.tccz.awip3dfh.tm00.grib2 FH00* FH06*

*FH00 inventory applies to these forecast hours
FH06 applies to all other FHs

Available in GRIB2 via ftp
Available in GRIB2 via http
nam.tccz.awip3dfh.tm00.grib2
nam.tccz.awip3dfh.tm00_icwf.grib2
Available in GRIB2 via ftp
fh.xxxx_tl.press_gr.awip3d
NAM 217 AWIPS Grid - Regional - Alaska
Double Resolution (22.5-km Resolution)

  Filename Inventory
  nam.tccz.awp217fh.tm00.grib2 FH00* FH06*

*FH00 inventory applies to these forecast hours
FH06 applies to all other Forecast Hours

Available in GRIB2 via ftp
Available in GRIB2 via http
nam.tccz.awp217fh.tm00.grib2
Not Available
NAM 216 AWIPS Grid - Regional - Alaska
(45-km Resolution)

  Filename Inventory
  nam.tccz.awipakfh.tm00.grib2 FH00-84

Available in GRIB2 via ftp
Available in GRIB2 via http
nam.t12z.awipakfh.tm00.grib2
Available in GRIB2 via ftp
fh.xxxx_tl.press_gr.awipak
NAM 243 AWIPS Grid - Eastern North Pacific
Double Resolution (40-km Resolution)

  Filename Inventory
  nam.tccz.awiphifh.tm00.grib2 FH00-84

Available in GRIB2 via ftp
Available in GRIB2 via http
nam.t12z.awiphifh.tm00.grib2
Not Available
NAM 211 AWIPS Grid - Regional - CONUS
(81-km Resolution)

  Filename Inventory
  nam.tccz.awp211fh.tm00.grib2 FH00-84

Available in GRIB2 via ftp
Available in GRIB2 via http
nam.tccz.awp211fh.tm00.grib2
Available in GRIB2 via ftp
fh.xxxx_tl.press_gr.awp211
NAM 237 AWIPS Grid - Puerto Rico FAA Regional Grid
(32-km Resolution)

  Filename Inventory
  nam.tccz.awp237fh.tm00  

Not Available Not Available
NAM 96 AWIPS Grid - Arakawa staggered E-grid
(12-km Resolution)

  Filename Inventory
  nam.tccz.egrd3dfh.tm00.grib2 FH00 FH06

Available in GRIB2 via ftp
Available in GRIB2 via http
nam.tccz.egrd3dfh.tm00.grib2
Not Available
NAM 96 AWIPS Grid - Arakawa staggered E-grid
(12-km Resolution)

  Filename Inventory
  nam.tccz.egrdsffh.tm00.grib2 FH00-84

Available in GRIB2 via ftp
Available in GRIB2 via http
nam.tccz.egrdsffh.tm00.grib2
Not Available
NAM 5 AWIPS Grid
N. Hemisphere polar stereographic grid (LFM analysis)

  Filename Inventory
  nam.tccz.grb5fmfh.tm00.grib2 FH00-84

Available in GRIB2 via ftp
Available in GRIB2 via http
nam.tccz.grb5fmfh.tm00.grib2
Not Available
NAM 104 AWIPS Grid
N. Hemisphere polar stereographic grid (NGM Super C grid)

  Filename Inventory
  nam.tccz.grbgrdfh.tm00.grib2 FH00-84

Available in GRIB2 via ftp
Available in GRIB2 via http
nam.tccz.grbgrdfh.tm00.grib2
Available in GRIB2 via ftp
fh.xxxx_tl.press_gr.grbgrd
NAM 242 AWIPS Grid - Over Alaska
(11.25 KM Resolution; full complement of pressure level fields and some surface-based fields)

  Filename Inventory
  nam.tccz.awak3dfh.grb2.tm00 FH00* FH06*

*FH00 inventory applies to these forecast hours
FH06 applies to all other Forecast Hours

Available in GRIB2 via ftp
Available in GRIB2 via http
nam.tccz.awak3dfh.grb2.tm00
Not Available
NAM 242 AWIPS Grid - Over Alaska
(11.25 KM Resolution; full complement of surface-based fields)

  Filename Inventory
  nam.tccz.awp242fh.tm00.grib2 FH00* FH06*

*FH00 inventory applies to these forecast hours
FH06 applies to all other Forecast Hours

Not Available
Available in GRIB2 via ftp
fh.xxxx_tl.press_gr.awp242
NAM 101 AWIPS Grid
N.Hemisphere polar stereographic grid (NGM "Big C-Grid")

  Filename Inventory
  nam.tccz.grb_fmfh.tm00.grib2 FH00-84

Available in GRIB2 via ftp
Available in GRIB2 via http
nam.tccz.grb_fmfh.tm00.grib2
Not Available
NAM 218 AWIPS Grid - CONUS - (12-km Resolution) Tiles
where TT=tile number (1-54)

  Filename Inventory
  nam.tccz.awip218fh.TT.grib2 FH00-84

Available in GRIB2 via ftp
Available in GRIB2 via http
nam.tccz.awip218tiles_ffh.grib2.tar.gz
Not Available
NAM 221 AWIPS Grid - N. American Master (32-km Resolution) Tiles
where TT=tile number (1-36)

  Filename Inventory
  nam.tccz.awip32fh.TT.grib2 FH00-84

Available in GRIB2 via ftp
Available in GRIB2 via http
nam.tccz.awip32tiles_ffh.grib2.tar.gz
Not Available
NAM 218 AWIPS Grid - CONUS - (12-km Resolution)
GOES Simulated Brightness Temp.

  Filename Inventory
  nam.tccz.goes218fh.tm00.grib2 FH00-84

Available in GRIB2 via ftp
Available in GRIB2 via http
nam.tccz.goes218fh.tm00.grib2
Not Available
NAM 221 AWIPS Grid - N. American Master (32-km Resolution)
GOES Simulated Brightness Temp.

  Filename Inventory
  nam.tccz.goes221fh.tm00.grib2 FH00-84

Available in GRIB2 via ftp
Available in GRIB2 via http
nam.tccz.goes221fh.tm00.grib2
Not Available
NAM 243 AWIPS Grid - Eastern North Pacific (40-km Resolution)
GOES Simulated Brightness Temp.

  Filename Inventory
  nam.tccz.goes243fh.tm00.grib2 FH00-84

Available in GRIB2 via ftp
Available in GRIB2 via http
nam.tccz.goes243fh.tm00.grib2
Not Available
NAM 198 Grid over Alaska (6-km Resolution)
NAM Smartinit for NDFD

  Filename Inventory
  nam.tccz.smartakfh.tm00.grib2 FH00 FH03*
FH06* FH12*

*FH03 inventory applies to these hours
*FH06 inventory applies to these hours
*FH12 inventory applies to these hours

Available in GRIB2 via ftp
Available in GRIB2 via http
nam.tccz.smartakfh.tm00.grib2
Not Available
NAM 197 Grid - CONUS (5-km Resolution)
NAM Smartinit for NDFD

  Filename Inventory
  nam.tccz.smartconusfh.tm00.grib2 FH00 FH03*
FH06* FH12*

*FH03 inventory applies to these hours
*FH06 inventory applies to these hours
*FH12 inventory applies to these hours

Available in GRIB2 via ftp
Available in GRIB2 via http
nam.tccz.smartconusfh.tm00.grib2
Not Available
NAM 196 Grid over Hawaii (2.5-km Resolution)
NAM Smartinit for NDFD

  Filename Inventory
  nam.tccz.smarthifh.tm00.grib2 FH00 FH03*
FH06* FH12*

*FH03 inventory applies to these hours
*FH06 inventory applies to these hours
*FH12 inventory applies to these hours

Available in GRIB2 via ftp
Available in GRIB2 via http
nam.tccz.smarthifh.tm00.grib2
Not Available
NAM 195 Grid over Puerto Rico (2.5-km Resolution)
NAM Smartinit for NDFD

  Filename Inventory
  nam.tccz.smartprfh.tm00.grib2 FH00 FH03*
FH06* FH12*

*FH03 inventory applies to these hours
*FH06 inventory applies to these hours
*FH12 inventory applies to these hours

Available in GRIB2 via ftp
Available in GRIB2 via http
nam.tccz.smartprfh.tm00.grib2
Not Available
NAM IMS Snow Grid (24-km Resolution)
  Filename Inventory
  nam.tccz.imssnow.grb.grib2 ANL

Available in GRIB2 via ftp
Available in GRIB2 via http
nam.tccz.imssnow.grb.grib2
Not Available
NAM (RTMA version) CONUS Precipitation Analysis
Stage2 4km Resolution
  Filename Inventory
  pcprtma.YYYMMDD ANL

Available in GRIB1 & GIF via ftp
Available in GRIB1 & GIF via http
pcprtma.YYYYMMDD
Not Available
NAM Radar and Gauge Analysis under Stage2
  Filename Inventory
Multi-sensor Analysis
Gauge only Analysis
Gauge-adjusted radar-only w bias
ST2mlYYYYMMDDhh.Grb.gz
ST2ggYYYYMMDDhh.Grb.gz
ST2unYYYYMMDDhh.Grb.gz
ANL

Available in ZIP via ftp
Available in ZIP via http
ST2mlYYYYMMDDhh.Grb.gz
ST2ggYYYYMMDDhh.Grb.gz
ST2unYYYYMMDDhh.Grb.gz
Not Available
NAM Precipitation Analysis
4km Analysis mapped to 15km grid
  Filename Inventory
Multi-sensor Analysis
Gauge only Analysis
Gauge-adjusted radar-only w bias
multi15.YYYMMDD.Z
gage15.YYYYMMDD.Z
radunb15.YYYYMMDD.Z
ANL

Available in ZIP via ftp
Available in ZIP via http
multi15.YYYMMDD.Z
gage15.YYYYMMDD.Z
radunb15.YYYYMMDD.Z
Not Available
NAM Precipitation Analysis
Stage4
  Filename Inventory
1 hour accum
6 hour accum
ST4.YYYYMMDDhh.01h.gz
ST4.YYYYMMDDhh.06h.gz
ANL

Available in ZIP & GIF via ftp
Available in ZIP & GIF via http
ST4.YYYYMMDDhh.01h.gz
ST4.YYYYMMDDhh.06h.gz
Not Available
NAM - Binary Universal Form for the Representation of meteorological data (BUFR)
  WCOSS Filename (nam.tccz...)
Upper-Air adpupa.tm00.bufr_d
Wind Profiler proflr.tm00.bufr_d
Satellite-derived wind satwnd.tm00.bufr_d
HIRS-3 NCEP-processed brightness temps 1bhrs3.tm00.bufr_d
HIRS-4 1b radiances 1bhrs4.tm00.bufr_d
Microwave Humidity Sounder-processed bright temps 1bmhs.tm00.bufr_d
AMSU-A NCEP-processed brightness temps 1bamua.tm00.bufr_d
AMSU-B NCEP-processed brightness temps 1bamub.tm00.bufr_d
AQUA-AIRS AIRS/AMSU-A/HSB proc bright T airsev.tm00.bufr_d
GOES 1x1 fov sounder radiances goesfv.tm00.bufr_d
GPS radio occultation data gpsro.tm00.bufr_d
1bmhs.tm00.bufr_d
BUFR Sounding bufrsnd.tar.gz
BUFR Sounding for Alaska NEST bufrsnd_alaskanest.tar.gz
BUFR Sounding for CONUS NEST bufrsnd_conusnest.tar.gz
BUFR Sounding for Hawaii NEST bufrsnd_hawaiinest.tar.gz
BUFR Sounding for Puerto Rico NEST bufrsnd_priconest.tar.gz
Enhanced BUFR Alaska NEST class1.bufr_alaskanest.tm00
Enhanced BUFR CONUS NEST class1.bufr_conusnest.tm00
Enhanced BUFR Hawaii NEST class1.bufr_hawaiinest.tm00
Enhanced BUFR Puerto Rico NEST class1.bufr_priconest.tm00
GOES satellite data goesnd.tm00.bufr_d
Level-2.5 radar radial wind data radwnd.tm00.bufr_d
Surface Marine sfcshp.tm00.bufr_d

NCEP BUFR File Documentation  & Observation file descriptions
 All Available in BUFR via ftp
 All Available in BUFR via http
 nam.tccz.filename.tm00.bufr_d
Not Available
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DESCRIPTION
NCEP FTP/HTTP SERVER
File Name
NWS FTP SERVER
File Name
NDAS
NDAS 212 AWIPS GRID
40km Resolution
  Filename Inventory
ndas.tCCz.awip3dHH.tmMM.grib2 FH03,06,09,12

Available in GRIB2 via ftp
Available in GRIB2 via http
ndas.tCCz.awip3dHH.tmMM.grib2
Not Available
NDAS - Binary Universal Form for the Representation of meteorological data (BUFR)
Inital BUFR Data Dump Files

  WCOSS Filename (ndas.tccz...)
Upper-Air adpupa.tm00.bufr_d
Wind Profiler proflr.tm00.bufr_d
Satellite-derived wind satwnd.tm00.bufr_d
HIRS-3 NCEP-processed brightness temps 1bhrs3.tm00.bufr_d
HIRS-4 1b radiances 1bhrs4.tm00.bufr_d
Microwave Humidity Sounder-processed bright temps 1bmhs.tm00.bufr_d
AMSU-A NCEP-processed brightness temps 1bamua.tm00.bufr_d
AMSU-B NCEP-processed brightness temps 1bamub.tm00.bufr_d
AQUA-AIRS AIRS/AMSU-A/HSB proc bright T airsev.tm00.bufr_d
GOES 1x1 fov sounder radiances goesfv.tm00.bufr_d
GPS radio occultation data gpsro.tm00.bufr_d
GOES satellite data goesnd.tm03.bufr_d
Level-II radar radial wind data nexrad.tm03.bufr_d
Level-2.5 radar radial wind data radwnd.tm03.bufr_d

NCEP BUFR File Documentation  & Observation file descriptions
 All Available in BUFR via ftp
 All Available in BUFR via http
 ndas.tccz.filename.tm00.bufr_d
Not Available

*Inventory Disclaimer*
Actual Parameters May Differ From Listed


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