Download a selection of polar volume (pvol) files from the NEXRAD Level II archive data.

download_pvolfiles(
  date_min,
  date_max,
  radar,
  directory = ".",
  overwrite = FALSE,
  bucket = "noaa-nexrad-level2"
)

Arguments

date_min

POSIXct. Start date of file selection. If no timezone are provided, it will be assumed to be UTC.

date_max

POSIXct. End date of file selection.If no timezone are provided, it will be assumed to be UTC.

radar

character (vector). 4-letter radar code(s) (e.g. "KAMA")

directory

character. Path to local directory where files should be downloaded

overwrite

logical. TRUE for re-downloading and overwriting previously downloaded files of the same names.

bucket

character. Bucket name to use.

Examples

# \dontrun{
dir.create("~/bioRad_tmp_files")
download_pvolfiles(
  date_min = as.POSIXct("2016-10-02 20:00", tz = "UTC"),
  date_max = as.POSIXct("2016-10-02 20:05", tz = "UTC"),
  radar = "KBBX",
  directory = "~/bioRad_tmp_files",
  overwrite = TRUE
)
#> Downloading data from noaa-nexrad-level2 for radar KBBX spanning over 1 days
#> 
#> Downloading pvol for 2016/10/02/KBBX/
#> 
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# }