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Model Diagnostics Discussion
 
(Latest Discussion - Issued 1827Z Apr 17, 2014)
 
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MODEL DIAGNOSTIC DISCUSSION
NWS WEATHER PREDICTION CENTER COLLEGE PARK MD
226 PM EDT THU APR 17 2014

VALID APR 17/1200 UTC THRU APR 21/0000 UTC

...SEE NOUS42 KWNO (ADMNFD) FOR THE STATUS OF THE UPPER AIR
INGEST...


12Z MODEL EVALUATION WITH MODEL PREFERENCES
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
NAM/GFS INITIALIZATION ERRORS DO NOT SEEM TO DEGRADE THEIR SHORT
RANGE FORECASTS.


THE GUIDANCE IS IN GOOD AGREEMENT MASS FIELD-WISE AT 500 HPA, 700
HPA, AND THE SURFACE PRESSURE FIELD FROM COAST TO COAST.  A
GENERAL MODEL COMPROMISE IS PREFERRED TO DEAL WITH ANY LINGERING
DETAIL ISSUES WITH ABOVE AVERAGE CONFIDENCE CONSIDERING THE GOOD
MODEL AGREEMENT.


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