Automated Data Plotter

This application dynamically generates many types of graphs. These graphs are derived from processing of various data sources done by the IEM. Please feel free to use these generated graphics in whatever way you wish. Reset App. The IEM Explorer application offers a simplified frontend to some of these autoplots.

First, select a chart type::

Second, select specific chart options::

Select WFO:
Select LSR Event Types: (optional)
Start Year
End Year (inclusive)
Image Pixel Size @100 DPI
Image Resolution (DPI) (max 500)
Select Output Format:

Plot Description:

The National Weather Service issues Local Storm Reports (LSRs) with a label associated with each report indicating the source of the report. This plot summarizes the number of reports received each year by each source type. The values are the ranks for that year with 1 indicating the largest. The values following the LSR event type in parenthesis are the raw LSR counts for that year. You need to graph at least two years worth of data to make this plot type work.

Based on a sampling of recent timings for this application, plot generation time has averaged 2 seconds. Hold on for the plot is generating now!

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