We take pride in being the leaders in radar processing, severe weather, nowcasting, geo-mapping of weather, precipitation estimation, lightning safety, and modeling.
Innovative, Accurate, and Global Content
WDT is the industry leader in applying science and technology to acquire, create, and deliver the highest quality meteorological content available. This is evidenced by WDT’s clientele, which consists of many of the largest, most recognizable and demanding weather, media, and transportation companies in the world who settle for nothing less than the best. From past weather to forecast conditions, WDT has a comprehensive suite of standard and unique meteorological data sets that can be applied to virtually any weather decision. We provide fast, reliable, and flexible delivery via a variety of APIs or automated transfer mechanisms. Our 24/7 support team monitors the systems and data to ensure your content is always there when you need it.
Reliable, Fast, and Flexible Access
WDT’s operational processing systems are located in a state-of-the-art, hardened, secure facility with redundant power, cooling, and network connectivity. With multiple Internet paths, fully redundant NOAAPort receivers, and a direct feed of full-volume raw radar data from all US and Canadian radar sites, our data ingest is designed for maximum reliability. This has allowed WDT to be certified by the Federal Aviation Administration as a Qualified Internet Communications Provider (QICP) for weather information.
Depending on your specific needs,
we have a variety of protocols and data formats that we support and we
can create custom versions as necessary. Our GeoPlex™ image tile
service allows external applications to access image products such as
WDT’s quality-controlled radar products and satellite imagery, providing
the fastest and most scalable image tile service on the market that can
be readily integrated into your mobile or online weather application.
Our suite of standard product feeds allow customers to retrieve current
conditions, forecast, and critical weather advisories in XML using a
flexible, HTTP-based API. Our engineers have worked with virtually
every meteorological data format in use and can readily assist in
determining the most appropriate format for your needs.
Methods: HTTP (GeoPlex™ image tile server, XML feeds), LDM
Formats: XML, CSV, NetCDF, GRIB, ASCII, KML, ESRI, Images