Leeds RASP Tools
Stratus RASP Tools
Useful DIY RASP Scripts
For more Information about the data in the maps, see DrJack's Website and especially the Parameter Descriptions
Much Further Information
There are times when you may need to know the standard RASP paremters for the current half-hour period. For example, it's 11:30, what is the RASP prediction right now?
This is the kind of thing you can have as a short link on your GPRS/3G phone and it doesn't need a lot of bandwidth to send to you (particularly if you request HTML text).
Before using the script, bear in mind these are done on the fly in real-time. So if the time "right now" is before 06:00 GMT and after 18:00 GMT, you will not have any output below.
Also note that the default location is for the RAT turnpoint in East Anglia - be sure to add the turnpoint you actually want to see.
To get a current forecast (Aboyne in this case), use the following URL, with the appropriate turn point:
Which would look like (this is a previous example and not live data):
Now if for some reason you prefer a text version (not an image), then add on the parameter &output=text. This would give the following URL to use:
The resulting output for Lasham Clubhouse at 16:51, looks like this:
Current Time 1651 - RASP Prediction Report for 17:00 for Lasham Clubhouse - LAS (1074, 1657)
The following is a live request for Rattlesden in East Anglia (RAT):
Note if it is outside the RASP forecast hours, it will say so!