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FXUS10 KWNH 021611
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MODEL DIAGNOSTIC DISCUSSION
NWS WEATHER PREDICTION CENTER COLLEGE PARK MD
1210 PM EDT TUE SEP 02 2014

VALID SEP 02/1200 UTC THRU SEP 06/0000 UTC

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


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


THE LOWER 48
~~~~~~~~~~~~
PREFERENCE: GFS/NAM/ECMWF/UKMET/CANADIAN COMPROMISE
CONFIDENCE: ABOVE AVERAGE

THE GUIDANCE IS IN VERY GOOD AGREEMENT FROM COAST TO COAST IN AND
NEAR THE LOWER 48.  A GENERAL MODEL COMPROMISE IS PREFERRED WITH
ABOVE AVERAGE CONFIDENCE.  FOR FORECAST INFORMATION FOR TROPICAL
STORMS DOLLY AND NORBERT, CONSULT THE LATEST NATIONAL HURRICANE
CENTER ADVISORIES AND GRAPHICS.


...MODEL TREND GRAPHICS AT
www.wpc.ncep.noaa.gov/html/model2.shtml...
...500 MB FORECASTS AT
www.wpc.ncep.noaa.gov/h5pref/h5pref.shtml...

ROTH
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