The heat maps are a great way to get a broad overview of what’s happening around the country. Users can select any one of SONAR’s data categories to display on the map.
1. Index Categories
2. Weather Overlay Toggle On/Off
3. Choropleth Legend Toggle On/Off - This displays the index range values for the selected data set.
4. Date Selection (Users may view historical dates)
Users may click into any region to view region-specific data and hover over any region to display to index value for the selected data set. Clicking on the index value will pull up
**Pro Tip - When using the heat maps, focus on the data categories that show weekly, bi-weekly, or monthly changes on the heat maps. It will show you which markets have heated up or cooled down over the selected time period.
SONAR provides real-time weather information for users. Freight schedules are regularly disrupted by weather events, so after toggling the weather on, push the play button to watch recent movements.