Welcome!

Welcome to the AWIPS Technical Library!

Here you'll find a One-Stop site for all publicly available AWIPS II-related materials.  This includes:

  • AWIPS II software (binaries and source code)
  • AWIPS II Development Environment (ADE)
  • AWIPS II documentation & reports

For first-time users, we recommend you start by clicking on the "Wiki" link in the menubar above this portlet.

We hope you find this information useful.  This site will be updated from time to time as new information and documents become available.  If you have any questions, feel free to post them in the AWIPS Technical Library Forum (click on "Forums" near the top of this page).

Blogs

AWIPS 17.2.1 (and its associated ADE) has been posted, and is accessible via the "AWIPS II Software Download" link at the top of this page.  Documentation is also available at the download site. The Windows Thin Client software is not yet available.  This page will be updated once it has been posted. As a reminder, RHEL7 (or equivalent, e.g. CentOS 7) is required for AWIPS...

Greetings, For those that are not aware, the next release of AWIPS is 17.2.1 which requires Red Hat 7.  The 17.2.1 release is currently in Beta Test and is expected to be made available here in November.  This will be updated once a specific date is known.

The final version of AWIPS 17.1.1 (and its associated ADE) has been posted, and is accessible via the "AWIPS II Software Download" link at the top of this page.  Documentation is also available at the download site. The Windows Thin Client software is also now available at the same link.

As some have noticed, the "AWIPS II Software Download" link at the top of the page is not working.  We had to move the contents to a new server, necessitating some down time.  In addition, weekend work on our building is delaying the availability of the new server. We expect that the server will be back up early next week.  When it is active again, I'll send out an...

2/17/17 UPDATE:   The 16.4.1 Thin Client software has been added to the download portal. ----- The final version of AWIPS 16.4.1 (and its associated ADE) has been posted, and is accessible via the "AWIPS II Software Download" link at the top of this page.  Documentation is also available at the download site. The Windows Thin Client software will be available in a...

10/24/16 UPDATE:   The 16.2.2 AWIPS Users Manual has been added to the download portal.  The UM is only available in html format, so its contents are all within the UM_16.2.2_SourceFiles.tgz file. 9/29/16 UPDATE:   The 16.2.2 Thin Client software has been added to the download portal. The final version of AWIPS 16.2.2 (and its associated ADE) has been...

There have been a couple of requests to post the config_awips2.sh and associated scripts that NWS WFOs use to localize their AWIPS software to a particular WFO.  While the scripts themselves are of little use to the general public since it requires access to the AWIPS 1 configuration data at the WFOs, the scripts have been posted on the AWIPS II Software Download portal (link at the top...

*** UPDATED *** 24Sep2015 - File "AWP PLN AWB-01.02 5 May 11 - Redacted v3" was added to the Specifications/Software folder in the Document Library and is now considered to be part of the baseline set of artifacts for the AWIPS Acquisition. 23Sep2015 - File "Red Hat Entitlements List.xlsx" was added to the Specifications/Software folder in the Document Library and is now considered...

The AWIPS Technical Library FAQ has been updated to include information about "Rehosted Code" -- for example, the AWIPS System Monitor. To view the FAQ, click on the new "FAQ" item on the navigation menubar item near the top of the page.

The final version of AWIPS 14.4.1 (and its associated ADE) has been posted, and is accessible via the "AWIPS II Software Download" link at the top of this page.  Documentation is also available at the download site.

Since it may not be obvious to most visitors of this site, this blog entry serves as a notice that the AWIPS Technical Library FAQ page has been updated.  Among the changes you'll find are information about ingesting canned data into AWIPS and updated information about the AWIPS II Thin Client software. The FAQ can be accessed via the Wiki page (see the menubar item above) or by...

The AWIPS Acquisition Contracting Officer has changed.  Effective immediately, please use the following contact information: Tim Wampler Contracting Officer U. S. Department of Commerce/NOAA/ERAD Norfolk Federal Building 200 Granby Street, Room 815 Norfolk, VA 23510 EMail:  timothy.wampler@noaa. gov (757) 441-6563 (Office) (757)...

The final version of AWIPS 14.3.1 has been posted, and is accessible via the "AWIPS II Software Download" link at the top of this page.  Documentation is also available at the download site.

*** UPDATE *** The videos are now on YouTube.  They are imbedded on this page for ease of viewing. -------------------- The videos presented on 3Feb2015 at AWIPS Industry Day, as well as a video recording of the morning session, are now available for download.  Click on the "AWIPS II Software Download" link on the menubar above, then select the "IndustryDay" folder. We...

Additional documentation on AWIPS/AWIPS II is currently being reviewed and should be available in the coming days/weeks on the AWIPS Technical Library.  This includes docuementation mentioned in the RFP/SOO and at the 3Feb2015 AWIPS Industry Day, such as Discrepancy Report (DR) classification schema and system performance test procedures. If you have a specific documentation request,...

It was pointed out that there was no documentation for AWIPS 14.2.4 at the download link (AWIPS II Software Download link on the menubar above). The 14.2.4 documentation is now available for download.  Sorry for the inconvenience.

The NWS Virtual Lab, which hosts the AWIPS Technical Library, has migrated to a new host as of 12/5/14.  The URL HAS CHANGED.   The new location for the AWIPS Technical Library is: https://vlab.ncep.noaa.gov/web/awips-technical-library/home The old URL (at nws.weather.gov/innovate) will automatically redirect you to the new URL.  Please update your bookmarks --...

AWIPS II OB14.2.4 & ADE have been released.  You can find them by clicking on the "AWIPS II Software Download" menu item above (in the dark grey bar) . We did not receive new Flowtags with this release.  Previous versions are included in the documentation tarball for convenience.

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AWIPS Industry Day Recording

AWIPS Industry Day - NWS Video Parts 1 & 2

AWIPS Industry Day - NWS Video Part 3

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User Manual

I find reference to a "AWIPS Users Manual", which is said to be found in UM_16.2.2_SourceFiles.tgz.  The closest file I can find is UM Source Files.zip.  Unzipped, the closest thing to...

EdexBridge SSL Configuration Inquiry

Hello Everyone,        Anybody have the steps or at least some general guidance on setting up the appropriate certs for EdexBridge to use SSL when connecting to...

RE: Windows Cave

Are there instructions to install 17.3.1 on a Linux machine? Thanks

Windows Cave

Haven't checked in a while but still not seeing 17.2.1  for Windows Cave. Many of us users have been expected it for months with no replies. I can now see 17.3.1 is now posted for Linux with...

AWIPS II & ADE Software Download Portal

Typically contains the two most recent releases.