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Model Name
Descriptions
Regional Forecast Models (United States/North America)
AccuModel
A 3-day surface forecast database tweaked 24/7 by AccuWeather meteorologists.
COAMPS
The short-range Coupled Ocean/Atmosphere Mesoscale Prediction System model.
DGEX
Downscaled GFS with ETA Extension: A high-res ETA model initialized with GFS data.
GFDL
The Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory's tropical weather model.
HWRF (WRF-2 ARW)
The primary short-term weather forecast model for the US, replacing the ETA model.
NAM-215
A high resolution (20 km) version of the North American Model.
NDFD
The National Weather Service's surface forecast database.
NDGD
A high resolution (5 km) grid of GFS-based MOS guidance forecast surface weather.
NGM
The original "Nested Grid Model" -- a short-range forecast model for the U.S.
RSM Ensembles
Ensembles from the Regional Spectral Model, formerly included SREF
RUC2
The very short-range (12 hour) but high-resolution (20 km) Rapid Update Cycle model.
RTOFS
Weather Research & Forecasting model, a regional Mesoscale numerical prediction
SREF
Ensembles from the WRF, formerly included in SREF
Global Forecast Models
CFS/CFS2
The Climate Forecast System, a 9-month forecast model.
CMC
The Canadian Meteorological Center's worldwide short-range model.
ECMWF Deterministic
The European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecast primary medium-range worldwide model available twice per day out to 10 days.
ECMWF Control
The control run of the ECMWF ensemble forecast system providing worldwide forecasts twice per day out to 15 days.
ECMWF Monthly
The weekly run of the ECMWF monthly forecast system, which provides worldwide forecasts out to 32 days. The model is run on Thursdays, with data arriving about 22 GMT.
GFS
The Global Forecasting System model is the primary long-range forecasting tool. Formerly AVN/MRF
GFS Ensembles
Ensembles from the GFS model including Spaghetti Plots, Means and Spreads.
JMA
The Japan Meteorological Agency's worldwide medium-range model.
NAEFS
Ensembles generated by the Canadian Meteorological Center's worldwide medium-range model.
NOGAPS
The U.S. Navy's worldwide medium-range forecast model.
UKMET
The United Kingdom Meteorological Centre's worldwide medium-range forecast model.
Wavewatch III
A worldwide ocean model predicting winds and waves.
Special Forecast Model Functionality
The Animator
An interactive model display application, allowing model type and time comparisons.
Storm Tracks
Worldwide tracks of tropical and extra tropical storms for select models.
MultiModels
View multiple model forecasts on the same map!
Previous Runs/Differences
The last several forecast models runs available for select models.
Meteograms
Graphics of weather conditions over time, from select models.
Skew-Ts
Diagrams showing forecast upper air conditions from select models.
Rapid Update
Select model maps update as the data comes in., beating government postings.
Winter Precipitation Maps
Select models show areas of light, moderate or heavy snow, sleet, freezing rain or rain.
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