[Ncep.hmon] Thoughts on the HMON performance for Harvey

Avichal Mehra - NOAA Federal avichal.mehra at noaa.gov
Thu Aug 31 17:12:11 UTC 2017


Do you have any ensemble members with larger number of vertical levels? How
did they perform for Harvey?

Thanks, Avichal.

On Thu, Aug 31, 2017 at 1:05 PM, Hyun-Sook Kim - NOAA Affiliate <
hyun.sook.kim at noaa.gov> wrote:

> Avichal,
> It occurred to me that we have to increase the vertical layer for NMMB.
> What I saw from today's Meg is that the HMON storm is too strong, too fast,
> and quick dissipation. Such prediction can be remedied by not only ocean
> coupling, but also increase in vertical levels.
> The HMON Gert forecast supports this suggestion, recall Weiguo's
> post-stamp figures of the large scale flow comparisons against the analysis.
> As long as its running time wouldn't be a big issue, we should consider
> one of upgrades for next year.
> -hsk
> --
> Hyun-Sook Kim
> NOAA Center for Weather & Climate Prediction
> 5830 University Research Court
> College Park, MD 20740
> (o)301-683-3760 <(301)%20683-3760>

    Dr. Avichal Mehra                               Avichal.Mehra at noaa.gov
    Lead Physical Scientist                      NOAA/NWS/NCEP/EMC
    5830 University Research Court        Room 2104
    College Park                                      Ph.   301-683-3746
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