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Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) Model Data

Summary

This dataset contains Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) model data from the High Ice Water Content (HIWC) Radar Study project that took place in Fort Lauderdale, Florida; Palmdale, California;. and Kona, Hawaii. WRF is a state-of-the-art atmospheric modeling system designed for both meteorological research and numerical weather prediction. The data file output is from the WRF V4.0 model. The domain for these products moved as the project moved from one location to the next location. Florida, Baja California, and Hawaii are the domains for this dataset. The data files are in netCDF format and are grouped into tar files, one for every 6 hours.. The forecasts are created once every 6 hours at 00, 06, 12 and 18 hours. For best results, only order one 6 hour period at one time, since the data files are very large.

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Additional information

Identifier
Data Quality final
Versions
  • 1.0 (2018-10-19)
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Spatial Type grid
Frequency 6 hourly
Language English
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2018-07-19 00:00:00
End datetime 2018-08-21 23:59:59

Spatial coverage


Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 40.00, Minimum (South) Latitude: 10.00
Minimum (West) Longitude: -170.00, Maximum (East) Longitude: -45.00

Primary point of contact information

EOL Data Support <eol-datahelp@ucar.edu>

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Citation

Example citation following ESIP guidelines:

NCAR/Mesoscale and Microscale Meteorology Division. 2018. Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) Model Data. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. https://doi.org/10.5065/D6D21WF9. Accessed 22 Oct 2019.

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