MKX High-Res (4 km) LAPSWRF Model Information


MKX High-Res (4 km) LAPSWRF Domain
High-Resolution LAPSWRF Output
  • Hourly Output out to 15 hours
  • Runs every three hours
  • Complete output available ~ 00Z, 03Z, 06Z, 09Z, 12Z, 18Z, 21Z
  • 4 km grid spacing
  • LAPS hot-start for initial conditions
  • NCEP NAM for boundary conditions
  • MKX LAPS information:
    • WRF-ARW runs initialize from a LAPS analysis on an identical domain. Specifications of the LAPS analysis are:
      • LAPS version 0-31-13
      • Datasets used in analysis include METAR, WSR-88D radars, Maritime, RAOB, MADIS Profiler NOAA & External), MADIS Aircraft (including TAMDAR), MADIS Mesonet, GOES-12 Imager
  • 31 vertical levels
  • 50 mb model top
  • fully compressible non-hydrostatic dynamics
  • mass based terrain following vertical coordinate
  • No convective parameterization
  • Lin et al. microphysics
  • Yonsei Planetary Boundary Layer Physics
  • Rapid Radiative Transfer Model longwave radiation scheme
  • Dudhia shortwave radiation scheme

Disclaimer: The available output is experimental and should not be considered as an official operational dataset. These modeling systems and this site are not maintained on a 24 hours basis. Timely delivery of products to this site is not guaranteed. The design and configuration of the modeling system may change without notice.


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