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NCL: Weather symbols
This page shows how to draw various weather symbols using a suite of weather map procedures.
weather_sym_1.ncl: This example shows how to draw a single point of station model data using the built-in procedure wmstnm. The parameter setting routine wmsetp is used to set the size of the wind barb shaft.
weather_sym_3.ncl: This example shows how to draw wind barbs over an orthographic map projection using the wmbarbmap procedure.
weather_sym_4.ncl: This example shows how to draw a weather front and a couple of "High" symbols on a satellite view map projection using the wmdrft and wmlabs procedures. Note that you need to set the EZF parameter to 1 (via the wmsetp procedure) to indicate that you are drawing this over a map.
weather_sym_5.ncl: This example shows how to panel a series of plots that use wmbarb, wmbarbmap, and wmstnm.
weather_sym_6.ncl: This example illustrates plotting station model data over a map using wmstnm. It shows how the windbarb directions are adjusted for the map projection.
weather_sym_7.ncl: This example illustrates drawing arrows with different styles, using wmlabs to draw the arrows, and wmsetp to set attributes of the arrows.
weather_sym_8.ncl: This example illustrates drawing vectors with different attributes using wmvect to draw the vectors, wmsetp to set the attributes, and wmvlbl to draw an informational label box.