Returns xarray.Dataset with stored data and metadata from NOAA PSL FMCW Radar files. See References section for details.


files (str or list) – Name of file(s) to read. Currently does not support reading URLs but files can be downloaded easily using the act.discovery.download_noaa_psl_data function.


ds (xarray.Dataset) – Standard Xarray dataset with the data for the parsivel


Johnston, Paul E., James R. Jordan, Allen B. White, David A. Carter, David M. Costa, and Thomas E. Ayers.

“The NOAA FM-CW snow-level radar.” Journal of Atmospheric and Oceanic Technology 34, no. 2 (2017): 249-267.