Monthly Archives: January 2011

Recent BAMS Article

On the plane ride to Seattle for the AMS conference, I browsed through the recent December 2010 issue of BAMS.  The article was titled “Toward Objective, Standardized Intensity Estimates from Surface Wind Speed Observations.”  The paper notes, “direct use of … Continue reading

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Fun with Ensemble QPF from the SREF

Last evening I was examining the latest SREF guidance to get a feel for how the latest in a series of winter storms would impact central NC. I took a peek at the 21 UTC 2011/01/23 SREF BUFR soundings for … Continue reading

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Operational Forecaster One-Stop Webpage

Following Jonathan’s lead in the operationally relevant information sharing, I thought I would share a webpage that our office uses in our daily operations (is very useful anytime though).  The goal of creating this page was designed to be sort … Continue reading

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High Resolution Model Reflectivity Forecast Comparison Web Page

In an effort to make high resolution NWP reflectivity forecasts available to our staff, we put together a web page that provides a relatively easy way to compare reflectivity forecasts from a range of sources on one web page. The … Continue reading

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Another Paper of Interest

The Davis et. al. paper below should of of interest to both the tropical cyclone winds and the tropical cyclone intial conditions projects. The study used the HRW WRF to perform 69 pairs of simulations for a total of 10 … Continue reading

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CIMMSE blog – 2010 in review

The stats helper monkeys at mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads Wow. Crunchy numbers A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. … Continue reading

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