NCEP Model Graphics

The current forecast cycle is 12Z 20 DEC 2014 ; graphics finished at Sat Dec 20 18:00:55 UTC 2014

When any forecast hour button on the left is activated, the following four maps will be displayed:

  • Upper left : Operational North American Meso (0-84 h)
  • Upper right : Operational Global Forecast System (0-84 h)
  • Lower left : Parallel GFS (0-84 h) (if running)
  • The parallel NAM log with further details can be found here.

    GRIB files from the operational NAM forecast can be found on the NCEP ftp server or at the NWS Gateway server. Descriptions of some of these output files can be found at the NAM Output Grid Domains page.

    BUFR hourly forecast sounding files (broken out by station) from the operational NAM forecast can be found on the NWS Gateway server

    DISCLAIMER : This web page is not "operational" and therefore not subject to 24-h monitoring by NCEP's Central Operations staff.

    For more info on the NAM runs, email Eric Rogers at eric.rogers@noaa.gov or Geoff DiMego at geoff.dimego@noaa.gov

    Get the NCEP forecasts for the previous 7 days here (link opens a new window):

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