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Anyone can make their own custom #GISsurfer map to see near real time wind data.
1. Open GISsurfer with no layers bit.ly/2pfeMtq.
2. Drag and zoom to your area of interest. Or do Menu ==> Search
#DiabloWind #DiabloWinds #KincadeFire #TickFire
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3. Turn on one of the wind gust or wind speed layers. Click the basemap button (next to “Menu” button), look under “Overlay” heading (mobile users scroll down), click layer to turn it on/off.
4. To stay oriented, turn on: ESRI roads and labels, County, State boundary.
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5. Turn on: NOAA weather observations. Zoom out if you do not see any red stars.
6. Click Menu ==> Link to this map.
That link will replicate the map on your screen
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To see near real time wind data, click any red star and follow the link.
* The order with which you turn on layers greatly affects the appearance of the map.
* Only the top layer is clickable
* Click “Map tips” for more information.
Forgot to add that the wind data is in knots. 1 knot is about 1.15 mph. The "Legend" link in upper left corner includes a link with a description (i.e. metadata) of the wind data.

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