Experimental XML/RSS, and GIS Data

The National Weather Service is making a number of its products and services available to the public through new and emerging technologies such as Extensible Markup Language (XML) Common Alerting Protocol (CAP) messages, Really Simple Syndication (RSS) feeds, and geographic information system (GIS) schemes. These experimental initiatives and data feeds are slowly growing, so if you don't see something you are interested in now, stop back here later, or visit http://www.weather.gov/rss/ or http://www.weather.gov/gis/ to see what we have to offer.

The following products are currently available through Really Simple Syndication (RSS):

More information on NWS geographic information system (GIS) data, including radar and precipitation information, can be found here.

 
KML Weather Data
Weather Observations National Satellite Imagery
METAR Obs (large/medium airports) GOES Profiler Soundings
RAWS Observations (fire weather obs)  
APRSWXNET (citizen/backyard obs)  
Surface Analysis
Severe Weather/Radar Hydrology
NWS Doppler Radars Observed River Levels
Severe Weather Warning Polygons River Level Forecasts
Storm Reports (from NSSL) Flash Flooding Basins and Streams
UAH ARMOR Radar  

Additional KML Data Sets are available here. Some data is also in shapefile format.

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RSS Feeds of Regional Watches, Warnings, and Advisories
Click on your county to subscribe to an RSS feed of the latest watches, warnings and advisories for that county. Click the state to subscribe to an RSS feed for watches, warnings, and advisories for the whole state. Additional options are included below the map.
Lauderdale Colbert Franklin (AL) Lawrence Cullman Limestone Morgan Madison Marshall DeKalb Jackson Lincoln Franklin (TN) Moore Tennessee (Statewide Feed) Alabama (Statewide Feed) Mississippi (Statewide Feed) Georgia (Statewide Feed)
Alabama
[Full County List]
CAP XML Messages
Colbert Cullman DeKalb
Franklin (AL) Jackson Lawrence
Lauderdale Limestone Madison
Marshall Morgan  
Tennessee
[Full County List]
CAP XML Messages
Franklin (TN) Lincoln Moore

Nearby States
[Full State List]

Florida
[County List]
CAP XML Messages
Georgia
[County List]
CAP XML Messages
Kentucky
[County List]
CAP XML Messages
Louisiana
[County List]
CAP XML Messages

Mississippi
[County List]
CAP XML Messages

North Carolina
[County List]
CAP XML Messages
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RSS Feeds of Local Area Observations
Observation Site RSS Feed XML Format
Huntsville, AL (HSV) RSS Feed RSS Feed
Muscle Shoals, AL (NW Ala. Regional Airport; MSL) RSS Feed RSS Feed
Decatur, AL (Pryor Field; DCU) RSS Feed RSS Feed
Meridianville, AL (Madison Co. Executive; MDQ) RSS Feed RSS Feed
Fort Payne, AL (Isbell Field; 4A9) RSS Feed RSS Feed
Cullman/Vinemont, AL (Folsom Field; 3A1) RSS Feed RSS Feed
Albertville, AL (8A0) RSS Feed RSS Feed
Haleyville, AL (1M4) RSS Feed RSS Feed
Redstone Army Airfield (HUA)*
*Only available during weekday business hours
RSS Feed RSS Feed
 
State Lists of Available RSS/XML Observation Sites
Alabama Tennessee Mississippi
Georgia Florida Kentucky
Louisiana North Carolina Arkansas
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RSS Feeds of Regional River Conditions
Three different feeds are available for many river gauges across the central Tennessee Valley. All sites have an observed level feed available; several have forecast data (only those that are specified forecast points), and many have alerts set up (for when levels approach caution or flood stages). For more information on regional river and lake levels, visit our Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service page.
 
River/Location ID Observation Forecast Alerts
Aldridge Creek near Farley FRYA1 RSS Feed N/A RSS Feed
Aldridge Creek near Sherwood Drive SHEA1 RSS Feed N/A RSS Feed
Aldridge Creek at Toney Drive TONA1 RSS Feed N/A RSS Feed
Bear Creek near Red Bay RBYA1 RSS Feed N/A N/A
Big Nance Creek at Courtland BNAA1 RSS Feed RSS Feed RSS Feed
Big Wills Creek near Fort Payne BGWA1 RSS Feed N/A RSS Feed
Elk River near Fayetteville FYTT1 RSS Feed RSS Feed RSS Feed
Elk River near Prospect PSPT1 RSS Feed RSS Feed RSS Feed
Flint River at Brownsboro BSBA1 RSS Feed N/A RSS Feed
Flint River near Chase CHSA1 RSS Feed RSS Feed RSS Feed
Indian Creek at Madison MADA1 RSS Feed N/A RSS Feed
Limestone Creek near Athens/Capshaw ATNA1 RSS Feed N/A RSS Feed
Paint Rock River near Woodville WDVA1 RSS Feed RSS Feed RSS Feed
Pinhook Creek at Clinton Ave. CNTA1 RSS Feed N/A N/A
Shoal Creek near Iron City IRCT1 RSS Feed RSS Feed RSS Feed
Tennessee River at Decatur DECA1 RSS Feed RSS Feed RSS Feed
Tennessee River at Florence FLOA1 RSS Feed RSS Feed RSS Feed
Tennessee River below Guntersville Dam GVDA1 RSS Feed RSS Feed RSS Feed
Tennessee River at Pickwick Landing PICT1 RSS Feed N/A RSS Feed
Tennessee River near Scottsboro SCRA1 RSS Feed RSS Feed RSS Feed
Tennessee River at Whitesburg WHIA1 RSS Feed RSS Feed RSS Feed
 
State Lists of Available RSS/XML River Conditions
Alabama Observations Forecasts Alerts
Tennessee Observations Forecasts Alerts
Mississippi Observations Forecasts Alerts
Georgia Observations Forecasts Alerts
Complete State Lists Observations Forecasts Alerts

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