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.

First, select a chart type::

Second, select specific chart options::

Which metric to plot:
Start Date / Time (UTC, inclusive): (YYYY/mm/dd HH24MI)
End Date / Time (UTC): (YYYY/mm/dd HH24MI)
Local Storm Report Type Filter
Aggregate Option:
Color Ramp:   Reverse Colormap?
Image Pixel Size @100 DPI
Image Resolution (DPI) (max 500)
Select Output Format:

Plot Description:

This application generates a map displaying the number of LSRs issued between a period of your choice by NWS Office. These are the preliminary reports and not official totals of events.

NOTE: If you choose a period longer than one year, only the "count" metric is available. Sorry.

Based on a sampling of recent timings for this application, plot generation time has averaged 16 seconds. Hold on for the plot is generating now!

View Data (as csv)   Download as Excel  
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