Can I share these maps on my facebook page, twitter feed, or website?
Yes absolutely, a shout-out would be greatly appreciated! Do not crop off or remove watermarks.
Where can I get .MP4 videos of radar loops?
Download our GIF loop and use a free GIF-MP4 converter to create the mp4 file. Check out our resources page for more tools.
How do I embed on my website?
Right click the image and "Open link in new Window". Copy that link into your html with an img tag src =
How frequently are maps updated?
Constantly and it depends on the product. Anywhere from every five minutes, hourly, bi-daily, and daily.
What are your data sources?
Maps are created via our in-house custom mapping software developed over several years. No GIS, no shapefiles. Map elements come from a variety of sources. Check out Iowa State University. mPING reports are gathered using the mPING API.
Why are map backgrounds often white?
So we can add notes or draw on them without it becoming a color overload.