VAP : Arkansas-Red Basin River Forecast Center (ABRFC)

Instrument Categories
Surface Meteorology

General Overview

Every hour a gridded (4 km x 4 km) precipitation field is created. This field is a combination of both WSR-88D Nexrad radar precipitation estimates and rain gauge reports. The ABRFC performs extensive quality control on these data. For more details, see the External Data Center web page.

Output Products

  • abrfcprecip : Arkansas-Red Basin River Forecast Center: estimated precipitation

Primary Measurements

The following measurements are those considered scientifically relevant.


Southern Great Plains
SGPX1 Browse DataExternal Data (satellites and others)


Richard Wagener
Brookhaven National Laboratory
(631) 344-5886

Shaocheng Xie
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
(925) 422-6023