Here is some information about recent improvements in AWIPS builds worth noting:

  • AWIPS Build 20.2.1 Informational Overview in CLC (12min, coming soon)
  • Hazard Services Hydro Changes
    • River Pro hazard generation discontinued
    • Hydro HazSimp
      • Workstation will be setup for practice mode
      • Turnkey in May 2021
  • Multi-Color Station Plot Model (Fig)
  • Multi-panel Layouts (Fig)
  • Multi-color and Multi Line-style contouring (Fig)
  • Time looping changes
  • Display previous 3 model runs (Fig)
  • IBW changes
  • Radar
    • KGJX, KFSX, KDLH sites added to scan below 0.5 degrees
    • Dual pol raw products are now restored in data quality menu for stations that scan below 0.5 degrees (Fig)
  • FFMP Basin table works again
  • Satellite
    • Aerosol detection dust and smoke derived products automatically rename the editor tabs
    • "Alter" function in procedures to switch out satellite products (Fig)
  • Frame count display (Fig)
  • Can use AWIPS Interactive Reference (AIR) to access reference and training material from GFE, Hydro, and MPE perspectives (Fig)
  • GFE displays in D2D
  • Ingest and display National Blend of Models (NBM) v3.2 from Volume Browser (Fig)
  • New time looping options
    • Reverse
    • Refresh
  • ITOs and focal points
    • Addition of GOES-R composite products into NOAAPORT_OPT
    • BLU alerts added to HazCollectTrigger.template
    • Unified dictionary - Hazard Services, GFE, collaboration, text WS
    • Flag tdwrCollectionLimitedhas been removed from the Radar Server
    • FFMP broke previous build  - new fix, can restore ARIs workaround
    • Plot Model Manager

For questions or comments about AWIPS build training, please contact Michael Magsig at WDTD.

Useful AWIPS Links

AWIPS VLab community home page (VLab community request)

AWIPS SREC release planning

AWIPS Redmine DR tracking 

AWIPS Repo Source Code

AWIPS Interactive Reference Links

Future Training-Related AWIPS Build Changes

Here is some information about upcoming improvements in AWIPS builds worth noting:


20.2.1 (Dec 2020)

  • DRs/DCSs, Hazard Services winter weather and hydro products hazard simplification

20.3.1 (Apr 2021)

  • System upgrade to include Python 3 (big impact to local apps)

21.3.1/21.4.1 (Summer/Fall 2021)

  • Hazard Services winter, long-fused marine and non-precipitation