HPC 06 hr QPF Verification
Point verification system
uniformly distributed (almost) 600+ METAR obs over CONUS
- Obs QC’d by HPC forecasters-have opportunity to modify obs or disignate as missing by comparing reports with EMC Stage IV multi-sensor precipitation estimates.
Concentrate on 0.25 inches and above - problems with ASOS precip. Reports
Convert all QPFs to points via bilinear interpolation
FAR=#False alarms/total #number forecasts