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StormJunkie.com 3d-LIIVID FAQ
Does 3d-LIIVID require a software installation?
3d-LIIVID operates similar to most radars and the displays use Java so there is no software to download or use.
Why can't I see the display?
Your browser must be Java enabled in order to view the 3d-LIIVID.
If the problem persists, close your browser and try to view the page again.
Since the radar data is coming from the NWS and a outside source, there is the potential for one or more radar stations to go down. These issues are raWU mailre, but are beyond our control.
Where can I get Java and Java support?
Why do the isosurface and 3d radar images not appear to be in the correct spot in relation to the base map?
This is due to the way the radar station scans the atmosphere. Using the 2d radar along with the isosurface and 3d radar displays can help maintain relationship to the ground.
Understanding how radar stations work will assist in understanding how the isosurface and 3d radars are displayed.
Find more information on this in the
3d-LIIVID manual. Why does one frame not look correct?
This can happen when there is a problem with the data feed from the radar. This is beyond our control.
This can also occasionally happen when a frame is not processed correctly through the 3d-LIIVID radar. We are always working to reduce the occurrence of these anomalies.
Why are some of the first frames not the correct time and data?
This happens when we change from one radar station to the another. It takes one 40 frame loop to clear out all of the old frames for members and 6 frames for non-members.
If you still have problems or questions regarding the 3d-LIIVID radar feature then please email
This FAQ will be updated as needed.
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