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**NAME**

Wmap_params - This document briefly describes all the internal parameters of Wmap.

**DESCRIPTION**

The following shows all of the internal parameters that affect the behavior of Wmap. Each entry includes the name of a parameter, its Fortran type, its default value, and a short description of the parameter. ´ALO´ - Integer - 0 A Flag to indicate whether a weather front is at the surface or aloft. ALO=0 is surface; ALO=1 is aloft. ´AOC´ - Integer - -1 Color index for the outlines of arrows (outlines drawn only if AOC is non- negative). ´ARC´ - Real - 0. Length of current weather front line (retrieval only). ´ARD´ - Real - 0. Direction of arrows, expressed in degrees. ´ARL´ - Real - 1. Scale factor for the length of an arrow's tail, independent of the arrow's size. ´ARS´ - Real - 0.035 Size of arrows, expressed as a fraction of the maximum screen height. ´ASC´ - Integer - -1 Color index for the shadows of arrows (shadows are drawn only if ASC is non- negative). ´AWC´ - Integer - 1 Color index for the interior of arrows. ´BEG´ - Real - 0.015 Space, expressed in world coordinates, to leave along a front line before the first symbol is drawn. ´BET´ - Real - 0.045 Space, expressed in world coordinates, to leave along a front line before the first symbol is drawn. ´CBC´ - Integer - 1 The color index to be used for backgrounds of city and daily high/low labels. ´CC1´ - Integer - 2 Color index for the interior of a cloud symbol. ´CC2´ - Integer - 1 Color index for the outline of the cloud symbol. ´CC3´ - Integer - 1 Color index for the shadow of the cloud symbol. ´CFC´ - Integer - 1 Color index to use for cold front symbols. ´CHT´ - Real - 0.0105 Height of characters, expressed as a fraction of the maximum screen width, of the city labels and daily high/low temperatures. ´CMG´ - Real - 0.002 Size, expressed as a fraction of the maximum screen height, of the margins used for the city labels. ´COL´ - Integer - 1 Color index to use for all objects that require only a single color setting. ´CS1´ - Real - N/A Slope of the left edge of a front line as calculated internally as measured in degrees from the X-axis (used when SLF=0,2, or 3). This parameter is for retrieval only. ´CS2´ - Real - N/A Slope of the right edge of a front line as calculated internally as measured in degrees from the X-axis (used when SLF=0,1, or 3). This parameter is for retrieval only. ´DBC´ - Integer - 0 The color index to be used for the background shadow for the dots marking the city locations. ´DTC´ - Integer - 1 The color index to use for the dots marking the city locations. ´DTS´ - Real - 0.006 Size, expressed as a fraction of the maximum screen height, of the dots used to mark cities. ´DWD´ - Real - 2.0 Line widths for front lines that do not have symbols along them (like tropical fronts and convergence lines). ´END´ - Real - 0.015 Space, expressed in world coordinates, to leave along a front line after the last symbol has been drawn. ´FRO´ - Character - 'WARM' Front type (one of `WARM', `COLD', `OCCLUDED', `STATIONARY', `SQUALL', `TROPICAL', or `CONVERGENCE'). ´HIB´ - Integer - 0 Background color index for the "H" drawn for the high pressure symbols. ´HIC´ - Integer - 1 Color index of the circumscribed circle for the "H" drawn for the high pressure symbols. ´HIF´ - Integer - 1 Color index for the "H" drawn for the high pressure symbols. ´HIS´ - Integer - 1 Color index for the shadow of the high pressure symbols ´LC1´ - Integer - 2 Color index for the interior of the lightening bolt symbol ´LC2´ - Integer - 1 Color index for the outline of the lightening bolt symbol. ´LC3´ - Integer - 1 Color index for the shadow of the lightening bolt symbol ´LIN´ - Real - 8. Line widths, expressed as a fraction of the maximum screen width, for fronts having symbols along them. ´LOB´ - Integer - 1 Color index for the background of the "L" drawn for the low pressure symbols. ´LOF´ - Integer - 0 Color index for the "L" drawn for the low pressure symbols. ´LOS´ - Integer - 0 Color index for the shadow of the low pressure symbols. ´LWD´ - Real - 0.00275 Line width used when parameter WTY=1 (see below) ´MXS´ - Integer - 300 Maximum number of symbols allowed along a weather front line. ´NBZ´ - Integer - 51 The number of points to use in the Bezier curves for the symbols along the warm fronts. ´NMS´ - Integer - internally calculated Specifies precisely the number of symbols to appear along a weather front line (if this parameter has not been set by the user, then it is calculated internally). ´PAI´ - Integer - 1 Current parameter array index used in specifying internal parameters that are arrays. ´RBS´ - Integer - -1 The color index to use for the background of the regional temperature labels (plotted only if RBS is non-negative). ´RC1´ - Integer - 1 Color index for the outline of the boxes drawn for the regional weather labels. ´RC2´ - Integer - 0 Color index for the backgrounds of the boxes used for the regional weather labels. ´RC3´ - Integer - 1 Color index for the shadow color of the boxes used for the regional weather labels. ´RC4´ - Integer - 1 Color index for the text string used for regional weather labels. ´RC5´ - Integer - 1 Color for the outlines of the characters in the text strings used for regional weather labels (plotted only if RC5 is non-negative). ´REV´ - Integer - N/A Reverses the current setting for the direction symbols will be drawn along front lines. ´RFC´ - Integer - 1 The color index to be used for the foreground of regional temperature labels and cities. ´RHT´ - Real - 0.008 Height, expressed as a fraction of the maximum screen width, of the characters used for the regional weather patterns (like rain, snow, etc.). ´RLS´ - Integer - 1 The color index to use for shadows of regional temperature labels. ´RMG´ - Real - 0.001 Size, expressed as a fraction of the maximum screen height, of the margins of the regional temperature labels. ´ROS´ - Integer - -1 The color index to use for the outlines of the regional temperature labels (plotted only if ROS is non-negative). ´SC1´ - Integer - 2 Color index to be used for the center of the sun symbol. ´SC2´ - Integer - 3 Color index for the points of the sun symbol. ´SC3´ - Integer - 1 Color index for the outline of the sun symbol. ´SC4´ - Integer - 1 Color index for the shadow of the sun symbol. ´SHT´ - Real - 0.02 Height of symbols, expressed as a fraction of the maximum screen width, for all the special symbols. ´SL1´ - Real - 0.0 The slope of the beginning of a front line measured in degrees from the X-axis. This parameter is used in conjunction with the parameter SLF. ´SL2´ - Real - 0.0 The slope of the end of a front line measured in degrees from the X-axis. This parameter is used in conjunction with the parameter SLF. ´SLF´ - Integer - 3 Flag for indicating how the slopes at the end of a front line should be handled (0=use SL1 & SL2; 1=use SL1 only; 2=use SL2 only; 3=use neither SL1 or SL2). When either SL1 or SL2 is not used, it is calculated internally. ´STY´ - Integer Array - all 2s An array for precisely specifying whether a warm front or cold front symbol is to be drawn at the specified position along a front line (1=cold; 2=warm). Use the internal parameter PAI for defining this array. ´SWI´ - Real - 0.0325 Width of a symbol along a weather front, expressed as a fraction of the maximum screen width. ´T1C´ - Integer - 1 One color to use for the alternating colors of the dashes in the tropical fronts. ´T2C´ - Integer - 1 A second color to use for the alternating colors of the dashes in the tropical fronts. ´THT´ - Real - 0.0165 Height of characters, expressed as a fraction of the maximum screen width, for the regional temperature labels. ´UNT´ - Integer - 0 Flags whether imperial units (the default) or metric units are used. ´VVC´ - Integer - 0 Flags whether the raw SYNOP codes are plotted for surface visibility (default is not to). ´WBA´ - Real - 62. Angle (in degrees) that the wind barb ticks make with the wind barb shafts. ´WBC´ - Real - 0.3 Diameter of sky cover circle at base of wind barb, expressed as a fraction of the shaft length. ´WBD´ - Real - 0.1 Spacing between tick marks along a wind barb expressed as a fraction of the wind barb shaft length. ´WBF´ - Integer - 0 Flag indicating whether the base of a wind barb should be drawn to allow for the sky cover circle at its base (WBF=1 means yes; WBF=0 means no). ´WBL´ - Real - 0.17 Size of the text labels in the station model display, expressed as a fraction of the shaft length. ´WBR´ - Real - 0.25 Radius of the larger circle drawn for calm, as a fraction of the wind barb shaft length. ´WBS´ - Real - 0.035 The size, expressed as a fraction of the maximum screen height, of a wind barb shaft. ´WBT´ - Real - 0.33 Length of wind barb full tic as a fraction of its shaft length. ´WFC´ - Integer - 1 Color index to use for warm front symbols. ´WHT´ - Real - 0.014 Height of characters, expressed as a fraction of the maximum screen width, of the characters used for regional weather labels (plotted with WMLABW or c_wmlabw). ´WTY´ - Integer - 0 Flag indicating whether linewidths are to be implemented via GKS (WTY=0), or simulated internally (WTY=1).

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