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NWS CR Evaluation
Comments from Omaha WFO
WRF Model Comparison Eastern Nebraska/southwest Iowa 21Z 10 June 2005 CINH
- OBSERVED: At 21Z, there was no CINH present over Iowa and the eastern half of Nebraska. Low values of CINH (<50 J/kg) could be found over the eastern half of Kansas and western third of Iowa. Strong CINH values were present over central Missouri and central Iowa.
- NMM5: The NMM5 model predicted moderate values (200 J/kg) of CINH from northeastern Nebraska to south central Kansas. This model did not forecast any CINH for Iowa or Missouri. (RANK 3)
- EM5: The EM5 model did not predict any CINH for Nebraska or western Iowa. In addition, it forecasted weak CINH for eastern Kansas (50-100 J/kg) and western Iowa with higher values (200-500 J/kg) for central Missouri and northward. (RANK 1)
- ARW: The ARW model predicated low values of CINH (<100 J/kg) for eastern Nebraska and western Iowa and higher values for south central KS and north central Missouri. (RANK 2)