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SLP, 1000-500 mb
Thickness

Model
Loop
Difference
Loop
Combined
Loop
NAM
GFS GFS-NAM GFS,NAM

SLP, 6-H Accumulated
Precipitation (in)

Model
Loop
Combined
Loop
NAM
GFS GFS,NAM

SLP, Alaska 6-H Accumulated
Precipitation (in)

Model
Loop
Combined
Loop
NAM
GFS GFS,NAM

24-H Accumulated
Precipitation (in)

06-30h 18-42h
30-54h 42-66h
54-78h 0-84h

Precipitation Type
NAM:Instantaneous
GFS:6-h Average

East
CONUS
West
CONUS
NAM X X
GFS X X
NAM,GFS X X

6-H Accumulated
Convective
Precipitation (in)

Model
Loop
Combined
Loop
NAM
GFS GFS,NAM

2-M Temperature (deg C)

East
CONUS
West
CONUS
Alaska
NAM X X X
GFS X X X
NAM,GFS X X X
GFS-NAM X X X

CONUS 2-M
Dew Point Temperature (deg C)

East
CONUS
West
CONUS
NAM X X
GFS X X
NAM,GFS X X
GFS-NAM X X

Total Column
Precipitable Water (mm)

Model
Loop
Difference
Loop
Combined
Loop
NAM
GFS GFS-NAM GFS,NAM

Best CAPE (J/kg)

Model
Loop
Difference
Loop
Combined
Loop
NAM
GFS GFS-NAM GFS,NAM

Total Cloud
Fraction (%)

Model
Loop
Difference
Loop
Combined
Loop
NAM
GFS GFS-NAM GFS,NAM

Total Column
Condensate

Model
Loop
Combined
Loop
NAM
GFS GFS,NAM

850 mb Temp, Height

Model
Loop
Difference
Loop (Temp)
Combined
Loop
NAM
GFS GFS-NAM GFS,NAM

850 mb Wind

Model
Loop
Combined
Loop
NAM
GFS GFS,NAM

Wind differences
vs Ops NAM

GFS
850mb (East) X
700mb (Central) X
700mb (West) X

700mb Height and RH

Model
Loop
Difference
Loop (RH)
Combined
Loop
NAM
GFS GFS-NAM GFS,NAM

700mb Vertical Velocity

Model
Loop
Combined
Loop
NAM
GFS GFS,NAM

500mb Height
and Vorticity

Model
Loop
Difference
Loop
Combined
Loop
NAM
GFS GFS-NAM GFS,NAM

500mb Wind

Model
Loop
Difference
Loop
Combined
Loop
NAM
GFS GFS-NAM GFS,NAM

250mb Height
and Wind Speed (kt)

Model
Loop
Combined
Loop
NAM
GFS GFS,NAM

250mb Wind

Model
Loop
Difference
Loop
Combined
Loop
NAM
GFS GFS-NAM GFS,NAM

Averaged
surface fluxes
(NAM=3-h avg, GFS=6-h avg)

GFS NAM
Downward
short-wave
X X
Downward
long-wave
X X
Upward
short-wave
X X
Upward
long-wave
X X
Net short-wave X X
Net long-wave X X
Net short-wave
+ long-wave
X X
Latent heat X X
Sensible heat X X
Ground heat X X

NAM,GFS
Downward
short-wave
X
Downward
long-wave
X
Upward
short-wave
X
Upward
long-wave
X
Net short-wave X
Net long-wave X
Net short-wave
+ long-wave
X
Latent heat X
Sensible heat X
Ground heat X