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HRRR Model to Capture Mesoscale Features as a Operational National Weather Service model

The HRRR model, High Resolution Rapid Refresh model is moving from experimental to operational status at the National Weather Service.  It will incorporate Dual Pol radar data and grid points down to 3km/2mi to attempt to simulate features for thunderstorms … Continue reading

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Improved Weather Models Improving Flood Models at Mesoscale and below

The University Center for Atmospheric Research (UCAR) has a good press release on improvements using short term nowcasting with Dual Pol 88D weather radar data to improve stream flooding models during the 2014 STEP (Short Term Explicit Prediction) experiment.  It … Continue reading

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