Re: Missing area in an 850mb plot

From: Andrea Hahmann <hahmann_at_nyahnyahspammersnyahnyah>
Date: Fri, 17 Mar 2006 14:06:56 -0700


There is high topography in that area, so that the 850 mb level is below
ground. Therefore the fields are set to missing and no contours are plotted.


Sam Drinkard wrote:

> Fellow NCL and WRF users,
> I'm using the pre-configured WRF_NCL scripts to view WRF model
> output. I've noticed on my 850mb plots, there is an area in the shape
> of a ")" that is blanked, or more appropriately, missing all symbols
> on the left hand side of the displayed image. You can see what I'm
> talking about at
> .
> It only appears to affect the H85 plots, and then, only on the
> outer, or 33km domain. This is the older script, not the latest one
> available. I do have the newer one, but the images are, for some
> reason, much smaller when displayed as an .ncgm metafile. It also
> appears on the newer script, so that would perhaps point to some kind
> of problem with the domain dimensions perhaps? I'm puzzled by this
> one for sure. I have another domain, a 36 / 12km which is slightly
> further eastward towards the SE atlantic coast and it does not have
> this "feature". Could someone perhaps shed some light on why this
> area is not displaying the wind barbs, or the continuation of isobars,
> and other features?
> Many thanks,
> Sam
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Andrea N. Hahmann, Ph.D.
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