Southern Region Haitian Disaster Support

Current Conditions/Analyses

Port-Au-Prince METAR from contingency U.S. Air Force personnel (enter KQHA in the search box - NOTE - this special METAR will cease eventually as conditions slowly return to normal) or click here

Port-Au-Prince METAR (enter MTPP in the search box) or click here  (CAUTION - updates are irregular, data may be old)

Dominican Republic METAR sites (select airport from drop-down menu).

Surface Map Analysis: Caribbean Sector (NHC/TAFB)

Tropical Weather Discussion (NHC/TAFB)

Radar Data

Guantanamo Bay Radar (RIDGE)

Cuban Institute of Meteorology (INSMET) Gran Piedra Radar Site (Eastern Cuba)


Satellite Data

  •  Western Atlantic

Visible (image) (loop)

Infrared (image) (loop)

Water Vapor (image) (loop)

  • Greater Antilles/Hispaniola Region

Visible (image) (loop)

Infrared (image) (loop)

Water Vapor (image) (loop)

Interactive Satellite Imagery Courtesy of NASA/Earth Science Center (to zoom: click map on Haiti and/or enter coordinates x= 418 y=377 and set controls to animate imagery).

Satellite Rainfall Estimates (Provided by NHC/TAFB when tropical disturbances or other significant weather systems are in the area).



Tropical Discussion (NCEP International Desk)

Precipitation Forecast: Days 1-3 (NCEP International Desk)

7 to 14 Day Outook (CPC)



Port-Au-Prince TAF   (enter KQHA for U.S. Air Force contingency TAF (NOTE - this TAF will cease eventually as conditions slowly return to normal) or MTPP for Haitian TAF in the search box)  CAUTION - updates are irregular, data may be old

Caribbean Aviation Area Forecast (FA)


Surface (NHC/TAFB)

24-hour surface map

48-hour surface map

72-hour surface map


Marine (NHC/TAFB)

Marine Weather Discussion

Offshore Waters Forecast for Carribean and SW N ATLC

High Seas Forecast for Atlantic/Caribbean/Gulf of Mexico


Model Data

GFS (Global Forecast System) and other model data from NCEP

12km NAM Meteograms for KQHA/MTPP (Port-au-Prince)

12km NAM Meteograms for MUGM (Guantanamo)

 87-hr SREF with cumulative 24-hr precip


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