Re: limit to number of points in SkewT - CAPE computation

From: Mary Haley <haley_at_nyahnyahspammersnyahnyah>
Date: Wed, 23 Apr 2008 16:17:43 -0600 (MDT)

Hi all,

Just a quick note to say that we were unable to reproduce this
problem, as Jim's script started working again. He was running a great
number of soundings, so he's going to let us know if he can get the
error to happen again.

We'll keep you posted if there's any more information.


On Tue, 22 Apr 2008, James Boyle wrote:

> What are the limiting parameters that govern what SKEWT_PLT can plot?
> My data have 2762 points - I admit this is a lot but it does come from actual
> sounding data.
> When I make a call such as:
> Ngl.skewt_plt(wks, skewt_bkgd, p, t, tdc, z, wspd, wdir, skewtOpts)
> The program hangs unless I turn off the label calculation.
> With no label calculation (sktThermoInfoLabelOn = False ) it all goes
> smoothly.
> I can live with an error such as ' data exceeds bounds ' or something - but
> a hang is unacceptable.
> My experience with such things leads me to believe that it is hung up in
> some 'C' or FORTRAN routine which makes the error trap difficult.
> Any guidance?
> --Jim
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