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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, April 24, 2014 - 3:30pm: Elevated Convective Systems and Extreme Rainfall with Russ Schumacher - FL2 1001 [NCAR, NESL, MMM]
Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 3:30pm: Russ Schumacher Seminar with Russ Schumacher - FL2 1001 [NCAR, MMM]
Monday, June 23, 2014 - 1:30pm: WRF Users' Workshop with Assorted NCAR Staff - CG1 Auditorium [NCAR, NESL, MMM]
Monday, July 21, 2014 - 8:30am: WRF Tutorial with Assorted MMM Staff - FL2 1022 [NCAR, NESL, MMM]


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Holland, G., and C.L. Bruyere, 2014: Recent intense hurricane response to global climate change. Climate Dynamics, 42, DOI: 10.1007/s00382-013-1713-0.
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Schwartz, C.S., and Z. Liu, 2014: Convection-permitting forecasts initialized with continuously cycling limited-area 3DVAR, ensemble Kalman filter, and "hybrid" variational-ensemble data assimilation systems. Monthly Weather Review, 142, 716-738, DOI: 10.1175/MWR-D-13-00100.1.
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Gao, F., P.P. Childs, X.-Y. Huang, N.A. Jacobs, and J. Min, 2014: A relocation-based initialization scheme to improve track-forecasting of tropical cyclones. Advances in Atmospheric Sciences, 31, 27-36, DOI: 10.1007/s00376-013-2254-5.
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