Hi Chris- > Does this relate to looking at the Ideal model runs? I think I tried > using this release of the IDV to look at the 3D Supercell simulation and > got similar error messages. If this is unrelated, do you know what is > "wrong" with the ideal runs that makes them not viewable in the IDV? > Many of the post-processing packages don't work on the ideal runs and > I'd love to look at a 4D view of the output .... No, that's a different problem. The IDV now reads them in, but doesn't project them properly. I'll look into that. Don > Dr. Christopher G. Herbster > Associate Professor > Director of Science and Technology > for the ERAU Weather Center > Applied Aviation Sciences > Embry-Riddle Aeronautical Univ. > 600 S. Clyde Morris Blvd. > Daytona Beach, FL 32114-3900 > > 386.226.6444 Office > 386.226.6446 Weather Center > http://wx.erau.edu/ > > Schedule at: http://wx.erau.edu/faculty/herbster/Schedules/ > > > > Don Murray wrote: > > Hi All- > > > > A last minute bug was introduced in IDV 2.7 that shows up when trying > > to read WRF ARW netCDF files. Unfortunately, this was not caught by > > our tests before the release. Also, unfortunately, this comes on the > > heels of us giving an IDV tutorial at the WRF User's Workshop. If > > you are not using the IDV to view WRF output, you can ignore this > > message. > > > > The symptom is that IDV 2.7 will indicate that it can't find any grids > > in the WRF output files. Versions up to 2.7beta 3 did not have this > > problem. This is only with the raw netCDF output, not the post > > processed files. > > > > For now, we have a fix in the form of a plugin that will allow this to > > work again. To apply the fix: > > > > - Start the IDV > > - Open the Plugin Manager (Tools->Plugin Manager menu) > > - Expand the Bug Fixes category. Install the "WRF ARW fix for IDV > > 2.7" plugin by clicking the + icon. > > - Close the Plugin Manager and restart the IDV > > - Try loading in your WRF data again. > > > > Caveats on the plugin: > > > > - it will look for files named wrfout_d01_.* in the I'm Feeling Lucky > > mode of the data choosers. > > - if your files are named something different, set the Data Source Type > > to be "WRF ARW netCDF files" > > > > The current nightly build has the fix in it. If you use that, you do > > not need the plugin. > > > > For those of you who use the IDV to view WRF output, note that we > > recommend you use one of the postprocessing tools to convert to > > another format that the IDV supports (GRIB, GEMPAK, Vis5D). These > > tools destagger the grids and create the standard meteorological > > variables. > > > > See the FAQ item at: > > > > http://www.unidata.ucar.edu/software/idv/docs/userguide/Faq.html#wrf > > > > The postprocessed files also don't have the problem described above. > > > > If you have any questions, please send them to > > address@hidden > > > > The IDV Developers > > > > _______________________________________________ > > idvusers mailing list > > address@hidden > > For list information, to unsubscribe, visit: > > http://www.unidata.ucar.edu/mailing_lists/ > > Ticket Details =================== Ticket ID: HQR-123670 Department: Support IDV Priority: Normal Status: Open
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