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Resource: city_file

Resource city_file
Command Line -cf=filename
Environment Variable wxpcity
Default Value program specific

This resource is used to specify the name for the city location database file.  The filename can be specified as a relative path for which the value of the file_path resource is prepended to the filename or as a full path to avoid the file_path setting.

These files all have the same format and contain location information for various types of reporting stations.  The possible files are:

City Database Files
Database Type of Stations Location
sao.cty Surface SAO/METAR Global
sao_all.cty Surface SAO/METAR Global+missing stations
upa.cty Upper air Global
upa_all.cty Upper air Global+missing stations
syn.cty Surface Synoptic Global
syn_all.cty Surface Synoptic Global+missing stations
rad.cty Radar United States
mos.cty Model Output North America
shef.cty SHEF United States

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Last updated by Dan Vietor on July 30, 1998