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NCAR MMM 10-member, 3 km, experimental real-time ensemble prediction system

| DOI: 10.5065/D68C9TZ3

Since April 2015, NCAR's Mesoscale and Microscale Meteorology (MMM) Laboratory, in collaboration with NCAR's Computational Information Systems Laboratory (CISL), has been producing daily, real-time, 10 member, 48 hour ensemble forecasts with 3 km horizontal grid spacing over the conterminous United States ( Selected post-processed 2D fields and select soundings are available.

Temporal Range:
2015-04-07 00:00 +0000 to 2018-01-01 00:00 +0000 (Entire dataset) Period details by dataset product
Air Temperature Cloud Top Temperature Dew Point Temperature Freezing Rain
Hail Heat Flux Lightning Planetary Boundary Layer Height
Precipitation Amount Radar Reflectivity Rain Sea Level Pressure
Sleet Snow Snow Depth Snow Water Equivalent
Snow Water Equivalent Surface Winds Total Precipitable Water Tropopause
Vertical Wind Velocity/Speed Visibility Vorticity Wind Shear
GRIB parameter table: HTML | XML
GRIB2 parameter table: HTML | XML
Data Contributors:
Mesoscale and Microscale Meteorology, National Center for Atmospheric Research, University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
Schwartz, C. S., G. S. Romine, R. A. Sobash, K. R. Fossell, and M. L. Weisman, 2015: NCAR’s experimental real-time convection-allowing ensemble prediction system Wea. Forecasting, 30, 1645-1654 (DOI: 10.1175/WAF-D-15-0103.1).

Total Volume:
74.68 TB (Entire dataset) Volume details by dataset product
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