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Author Topic: QGIS - A Free and Open Source Geographic Information System  (Read 3138 times)


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First let me begin by saying I am in no way affiliated with QGIS...Now that said...

I've been playing around with QGIS recently.  It seem's to do a great job with GIS related tools and thought I would share a weather map I created with several different shapefiles that are found online.

Here is one I did tonight of storm reports in the USA in the last 24 hours from the time I created it.

StormReportsLast24Hours.pngQGIS - A Free and Open Source Geographic Information System
Note: Click to open thumb, then right click and open image in a new tab and zoom for the full detail of it.

As for the program website you can find it @

The data for that one came from IEM @

Anyone else heard of/used it and have any thoughts of their own to share?