EMC: Info on the Ensemble forecasts using the Global Spectral Model

At NCEP the current operational ensemble configuration consists of running:

  1. At 00Z each day (available through anonymous ftp from public servers):
  2. At 12Z:
The examples of files given above are pressure grib files, containing also flux and surface related fields. For information and software on how to read grib format files, using different platforms, click here . If you would like to access the 12Z ensemble products (which are currently not available on the nic), or if you have questions regarding the ensemble forecasts you can contact:
Zoltan Toth Zoltan.Toth@noaa.gov

Lacey Holland Lacey.Holland@noaa.gov