Oklahoma Climatological Survey

DESCRIPTION: Vertically Integrated Liquid, or VIL, is a calculation that converts a column of reflectivity into its liquid water equivalent. However, it turns out that VIL is seasonally and geographically correlated to hail size.

PRODUCTS: There is one (1) Vertically Integrated Liquid NIDS product.

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VIL [Plugin Image]

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NIDS Product Suite

VIL Interpretation Guide

Base Reflectivity (BREF)

Base Velocity (BVEL)

Composite Reflectivity (CREF)

Layer Composite Reflectivity (LCREF)

Rainfall Accumulation (RAIN)

Echo Tops (ECHO)

Storm-Relative Radial Velocity (SRVEL)

VAD Wind Profile (VAD)

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