Deletes weather text and index files.
DELWXT days [keyword] "path
DELWXT deletes weather text and index files for a specified number of days. It should run from the system time scheduler once per day. Scheduling DELWXT to run daily frees up a considerable amount of file space by deleting old weather text and index files. At SSEC, DELWXT runs at 00:05 UTC and deletes files older than three days.
To delete a specific day's data, use the keyword DAY.
SKE 93003 00:05 999999 24 "DELWXT 3
This entry schedules DELWXT to run every 24 hours at 00:05 UTC from the system time scheduler. DELWXT saves weather text and index files containing data for the current day plus the three previous days. For more information about command SKE, see the McIDAS User's Guide.
This entry deletes the text and index files for 17 January 1995.