LAB1_083011_data

LAB1_083011_data - MSC 243, LAB 1. Tue 30 Aug 2011 Due at...

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MSC 243, LAB 1. Tue 30 Aug 2011 Due at the end of the lab (3:15pm) DECODING MOS FORECAST OUTPUT Main Link: http://www.weather.gov/mdl/synop/mavcard.php (GFS model MOS decoder) A WxChallenge style forecast is the high temperature, low temperature, precipitation amount and maximum wind speed between 06 UTC tomorrow (Wednesday) and 06 UTC the following morning (Thursday). A NWS point forecast gives the sky condition, maximum or minimum temperature, wind speed and direction, and precipitation chance for tonight, tomorrow, and tomorrow night. 1 - MOS DECODING Get the short-range GFS MOS products from the “one-stop MOS” link on http://www.nws.noaa.gov/mdl/synop/products/bullform.all.php for 2 cities. Repeat the following steps (a)-(d) for Miami FL (KMIA) and Missoula MT (KMSO). GFS MOS (MAV) KMIA GFS MOS GUIDANCE 8/30/2011 1200 UTC DT /AUG 30/AUG 31 /SEPT 1 /SEPT 2 HR 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 06 12 N/X 78 89 78 89 75 TMP 84 83 81 80 80 79 81 86 86 85 83 81 81 80 81 85 86 85 82 78 78 DPT 74 73 73 74 75 75 76 75 73 73 73 74 75 75 76 74 72 72 72 72 72 CLD OV OV OV OV OV OV OV BK OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV OV WDR 13 11 08 08 10 11 11 12 11 09 07 07 08 07 07 09 07 08 06 01 02 WSP 09 08 07 06 06 05 04 08 08 08 07 05 04 03 03 06 07 08 05 03 04 P06 65 19 12 27 47 21 21 28 43 29 24 P12 35 63 35 57 39 Q06 4 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 Q12 1 3 1 3 1 T06 59/ 0 12/ 0 27/ 3 59/ 2 69/ 5 23/ 6 30/ 4 47/ 1 58/ 1 18/ 0 T12 67/ 0 62/ 3 73/ 7 60/ 6 61/ 2 CIG 8 8 8 8 8 8 7 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 7 8 7 7 7 VIS 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 OBV N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N N
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GFS MOS (MAV) KMSO GFS MOS GUIDANCE 8/30/2011 1200 UTC DT /AUG 30/AUG 31 /SEPT 1 /SEPT 2 HR 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 03 06 09 12 15 18 21 00 06 12 N/X 50 74 45 73 40 TMP 72 82 84 71 60 56 53 57 65 70 69 61 54 50 47 50 62 69 70 53 43 DPT 48 44 40 41 42 43 43 46 47 46 44 42 41 41 40 41 40 37 35 35 34
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