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Severe thunderstorm east of Denver, 5/21/14
Founded on an NCAR-based research model, the new High-Resolution Rapid Refresh (HRRR) model will transform how the National Weather Service predicts short-range weather threats.

Weather Research & Forecasting

The Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) Model is a next-generation mesoscale numerical weather prediction system designed to serve both atmospheric research and operational forecasting needs. For the current WRF forecast for today's weather, please click here.

Upcoming Visitors

Steve Conley, University of California, Davis, 2013-Jan-01 (Don Lenschow)
Wenxue Tong, Florida State University, 2013-Jan-01 (Jenny Sun)
Karina Apodaca, Colorado State University, 2013-Feb-04 (Tom Auligne)
Milija Zupanski, Colorado State University, 2013-Feb-04 (Tom Auligne)
Weimin Ma, Jiangyin Meteorological Bureau, 2013-Jun-26 (Zhiquan Liu)

Events & Seminars

Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 3:30pm
MPEX Real-time Targeting Approach and Dropsonde Impact on Retrospective Forecasts
Presenters: Glen Romine
Location: FL2 1001
Sponsoring Group(s): NCAR, NESL, MMM
Type of Event: Seminar/Symposium

Publications

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Zhang, D., Z. Wang, A.J. Heymsfield, J. Fan, and T. Luo, 2014: Ice concentration retrieval in stratiform mixed-phase clouds using cloud radar reflectivity measurements and 1D ice growth model simulations. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 71, 3613-3635, DOI: 10.1175/JAS-D-13-0354.1.
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Santos-Alamillos, F.J., D. Pozo-Vázquez, J.A. Ruiz Arias, V. Lara-Fanego, and J. Tovar-Pescador, 2014: A methodology for evaluating the spatial variability of wind energy resources: Application to assess the potential contribution of wind energy to baseload power. Renewable Energy, 69, 147-156, DOI: 10.1016/j.renene.2014.03.006.
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Stern, D., J.R. Brisbois, and D.S. Nolan, 2014: An expanded dataset of hurricane eyewall sizes and slopes. Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, 71, 2747-2762., DOI: 10.1175/JAS-D-13-0302.1.
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