West-WRF Ensemble Forecast Tools

The West-WRF Ensemble is not currently running in real-time in an effort to improve the forecast skill through validation and verification. CW3E will resume real-time forecasting using the West-WRF Ensemble prior to the next cool season.

The products are provided “as is” and are intended for research purposes only (disclaimer). All products on this page are considered experimental.

Forecast Maps

Plot description: West-WRF Ensemble mean relative humidity shaded in percent and geopotential height contoured in decameters at 500 hPa (top row), 700 hPa, (second row), 850 hPa (third row), and 925 hPa (bottom row)

Variable 1:  

Variable 2:  

Plot description: Shading represents the probability of 12-hour accumulated precipitation to be greater than various thresholds from the West-WRF Ensemble forecast model. Probability is calculated based on the number of ensemble members predicting the variable over the chosen threshold.

Accumulation Period: