18 May FREEZING LEVEL OVERLAY
Posted at 16:04h in Live WX Data Feeds
FREEZING LEVEL OVERLAY
- The Freezing Level Layer consists of a single layer that provides freezing level heights across the globe that are color coded.
- The Freezing Level Layer is derived using the Global Forecast System (GFS) numerical model temperature and RH parameters with a legend provided when view via the TOPS platform.
- The Freezing Level Layer provides forecasts for freezing level heights 6 hours, 12 hours, 18 hours, 24 hours, 30 hours and 36 hours in advance.
- The Freezing Level Overlay is updated 4 times per day via the GFS numerical model 00Z, 06Z, 12Z and 18Z data. The refresh time and rate for the Freezing Level Overlay via TOPS is updated per the following: 03:15Z, 09:15Z, 15:15Z and 21:15Z every day.
This is an example screenshot of the Freezing Level Layer via the TOPS Flight Watch platform.