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SLP, 1000-500 mb Thickness
00h 03h 06h 09h
12h 15h 18h 21h
24h 27h 30h 33h
36h 39h 42h 45h
48h 51h 54h 57h
60h 63h 66h 69h
72h 75h 78h 81h
84h

East
CONUS
West
CONUS
NAM X X
NDAS X X
NAM,NDAS X X
NAM-NDAS X X

850mb Height and Temperature
00h 03h 06h 09h
12h 15h 18h 21h
24h 27h 30h 33h
36h 39h 42h 45h
48h 51h 54h 57h
60h 63h 66h 69h
72h 75h 78h 81h
84h

East
CONUS
West
CONUS
NAM X X
NDAS X X
NAM,NDAS X X
RAOBS X X
NAM, RAOBS X X
NAM-NDAS Temp X X

850mb Wind (kt)
00h 03h 06h 09h
12h 15h 18h 21h
24h 27h 30h 33h
36h 39h 42h 45h
48h 51h 54h 57h
60h 63h 66h 69h
72h 75h 78h 81h
84h

East
CONUS
West
CONUS
NAM X X
NDAS X X
RAOBS X X
NAM, RAOBS X X
NAM,NDAS X X
NAM-NDAS X X

700 mb Height, Precipitable Water
00h 03h 06h 09h
12h 15h 18h 21h
24h 27h 30h 33h
36h 39h 42h 45h
48h 51h 54h 57h
60h 63h 66h 69h
72h 75h 78h 81h
84h

East
CONUS
West
CONUS
NAM X X
NDAS X X
RAOBS X X
NAM, RAOBS X X
NAM,NDAS X X
NAM-NDAS (PW difference) X X

700 mb Omega*, RH
00h 03h 06h 09h
12h 15h 18h 21h
24h 27h 30h 33h
36h 39h 42h 45h
48h 51h 54h 57h
60h 63h 66h 69h
72h 75h 78h 81h
84h

East
CONUS
West
CONUS
NAM X X
NDAS X X
RAOBS X X
NAM, RAOBS X X
NAM,NDAS X X
NAM-NDAS X X

* NDAS forecast component has 5x more diveregnce damping applied then the NAM free forecast, thus the NDAS vertical motions would be expected to be weaker than those in the NAM forecast

500mb Height and Vorticity
00h 03h 06h 09h
12h 15h 18h 21h
24h 27h 30h 33h
36h 39h 42h 45h
48h 51h 54h 57h
60h 63h 66h 69h
72h 75h 78h 81h
84h

East
CONUS
West
CONUS
NAM X X
NDAS X X
RAOBS X X
NAM, RAOBS X X
NAM,NDAS X X
NAM-NDAS X X

250mb Height and Wind Speed
00h 03h 06h 09h
12h 15h 18h 21h
24h 27h 30h 33h
36h 39h 42h 45h
48h 51h 54h 57h
60h 63h 66h 69h
72h 75h 78h 81h
84h

East
CONUS
West
CONUS
NAM X X
NDAS X X
RAOBS X X
NAM, RAOBS X X
NAM,NDAS X X

Thickness Fields
1000-
500 mb
1000-
850 mb
850-
700 mb
700-
500 mb
NAM East
West
East
West
East
West
East
West
NDAS East
West
East
West
East
West
East
West
NAM,NDAS East
West
East
West
East
West
East
West
NAM-NDAS East
West
East
West
East
West
East
West

NAM 3-h QPF vs Stage II Precipitation analyses
East
CONUS
West
CONUS
NAM X X
Stage II X X
NAM,Stage II X X

NAM 6-h QPF vs Stage IV Precipitation analyses
East
CONUS
West
CONUS
NAM X X
Stage IV X X
NAM,Stage IV X X

Total Column-Integrated Condensate
East
CONUS
West
CONUS
NAM X X
NDAS X X
NAM, NDAS X X

Total Column-Integrated Cloud Water+Rain
East
CONUS
West
CONUS
NAM X X
NDAS X X
NAM, NDAS X X

Total Column-Integrated Cloud Ice+Snow
East
CONUS
West
CONUS
NAM X X
NDAS X X
NAM, NDAS X X

Lowest Model Level Rime Factor
East
CONUS
West
CONUS
NAM X X
NDAS X X
NAM, NDAS X X

Total Cloud Top Temperatures
East
CONUS
West
CONUS
NAM X X
NDAS X X
NAM, NDAS X X

Total Cloud Top Pressure
East
CONUS
West
CONUS
NAM X X
NDAS X X
NAM, NDAS X X

Total Cloud Bottom Pressure
East
CONUS
West
CONUS
NAM X X
NDAS X X
NAM, NDAS X X

Total Convective Cloud Top Pressure
East
CONUS
West
CONUS
NAM X X
NDAS X X
NAM, NDAS X X

Total Convective Cloud Bottom Pressure
East
CONUS
West
CONUS
NAM X X
NDAS X X
NAM, NDAS X X

Deep Convective Cloud Bottom Pressure
East
CONUS
West
CONUS
NAM X X
NDAS X X
NAM, NDAS X X

Deep Convective Cloud Top Pressure
East
CONUS
West
CONUS
NAM X X
NDAS X X
NAM, NDAS X X

Grid-scale Cloud Bottom Pressure
East
CONUS
West
CONUS
NAM X X
NDAS X X
NAM, NDAS X X

Grid-scale Cloud Top Pressure
East
CONUS
West
CONUS
NAM X X
NDAS X X
NAM, NDAS X X

Lowest Boundary-layer RH
East
CONUS
West
CONUS
NAM X X
NDAS X X
NAM, NDAS X X

East/West CONUS 2-M Temperature (deg C)
00h 03h 06h 09h
12h 15h 18h 21h
24h 27h 30h 33h
36h 39h 42h 45h
48h 51h 54h 57h
60h 63h 66h 69h
72h 75h 78h 81h
84h

East
CONUS
West
CONUS
NAM X X
RTMA X X
Obs X X
NAM,Obs X X
NAM,RTMA X X
NAM-RTMA X X

North/South Eastern US 2-M Temperature (deg C)
00h 03h 06h 09h
12h 15h 18h 21h
24h 27h 30h 33h
36h 39h 42h 45h
48h 51h 54h 57h
60h 63h 66h 69h
72h 75h 78h 81h
84h

North/South Central US 2-M Temperature (deg C)
00h 03h 06h 09h
12h 15h 18h 21h
24h 27h 30h 33h
36h 39h 42h 45h
48h 51h 54h 57h
60h 63h 66h 69h
72h 75h 78h 81h
84h

North/South Western US 2-M Temperature (deg C)
00h 03h 06h 09h
12h 15h 18h 21h
24h 27h 30h 33h
36h 39h 42h 45h
48h 51h 54h 57h
60h 63h 66h 69h
72h 75h 78h 81h
84h

Regional 2-m Temperatures - Loops
NAM RTMA Obs
Northeast X X X
Southeast X X X
North Central X X X
South Central X X X
Northwest X X X
Southwest X X X

NAM,
RTMA
NAM,
Obs
NAM-RTMA
Northeast X X X
Southeast X X X
North Central X X X
South Central X X X
Northwest X X X
Southwest X X X

East/West CONUS 2-M Dew Point Temperature (deg C)
00h 03h 06h 09h
12h 15h 18h 21h
24h 27h 30h 33h
36h 39h 42h 45h
48h 51h 54h 57h
60h 63h 66h 69h
72h 75h 78h 81h
84h
East
CONUS
West
CONUS
NAM X X
RTMA X X
Obs X X
NAM,Obs X X
NAM,RTMA X X
NAM-RTMA X X

North/South Eastern US 2-M Dew Point Temperature (deg C)
00h 03h 06h 09h
12h 15h 18h 21h
24h 27h 30h 33h
36h 39h 42h 45h
48h 51h 54h 57h
60h 63h 66h 69h
72h 75h 78h 81h
84h

North/South Central US 2-M Dew Point Temperature (deg C)
00h 03h 06h 09h
12h 15h 18h 21h
24h 27h 30h 33h
36h 39h 42h 45h
48h 51h 54h 57h
60h 63h 66h 69h
72h 75h 78h 81h
84h

North/South Western US 2-M Dew Point Temperature (deg C)
00h 03h 06h 09h
12h 15h 18h 21h
24h 27h 30h 33h
36h 39h 42h 45h
48h 51h 54h 57h
60h 63h 66h 69h
72h 75h 78h 81h
84h

Regional 2-m Dew Point Temperatures - Loops
NAM RTMA Obs
Northeast X X X
Southeast X X X
North Central X X X
South Central X X X
Northwest X X X
Southwest X X X

NAM,
RTMA
NAM,
Obs
NAM-RTMA
Northeast X X X
Southeast X X X
North Central X X X
South Central X X X
Northwest X X X
Southwest X X X

NAM North/South East Precipitation Type,
Observed Weather
00h 03h 06h 09h
12h 15h 18h 21h
24h 27h 30h 33h
36h 39h 42h 45h
48h 51h 54h 57h
60h 63h 66h 69h
72h 75h 78h 81h
84h

NAM North/South Central Precipitation Type,
Observed Weather
00h 03h 06h 09h
12h 15h 18h 21h
24h 27h 30h 33h
36h 39h 42h 45h
48h 51h 54h 57h
60h 63h 66h 69h
72h 75h 78h 81h
84h

NAM North/South West Precipitation Type,
Observed Weather
00h 03h 06h 09h
12h 15h 18h 21h
24h 27h 30h 33h
36h 39h 42h 45h
48h 51h 54h 57h
60h 63h 66h 69h
72h 75h 78h 81h
84h

Regional Precipitation Type vs Observed Weather - Loops
NAM Obs NAM,
Obs
Northeast X X X
Southeast X X X
North Central X X X
South Central X X X
Northwest X X X
Southwest X X X

Regional Percent Frozen Precipitation vs Observed Precipitation Type - Loops
NAM Obs NAM,
Obs
Northeast X X X
Southeast X X X
North Central X X X
South Central X X X
Northwest X X X
Southwest X X X

Regional Rime Factor vs Observed Precipitation Type - Loops
NAM Obs NAM,
Obs
Northeast X X X
Southeast X X X
North Central X X X
South Central X X X
Northwest X X X
Southwest X X X

Best CAPE, CIN (J/kg), Lifted Index (deg C)*
00h 03h 06h 09h
12h 15h 18h 21h
24h 27h 30h 33h
36h 39h 42h 45h
48h 51h 54h 57h
60h 63h 66h 69h
72h 75h 78h 81h
84h

NAM East
CONUS
NDAS East
CONUS
East
CONUS
Best CAPE X X X
Best CIN X X X
Best LI X X X

NAM West
CONUS
NDAS West
CONUS
West
CONUS
Best CAPE X X X
Best CIN X X X
Best LI X X X

RAOBS East
CONUS
NAM, RAOBS East
CONUS
Best CAPE X X
Best CIN X X
Best LI X X

RAOBS West
CONUS
NAM, RAOBS West
CONUS
Best CAPE X X
Best CIN X X
Best LI X X

North/South Eastern 10-m Wind (kt)
00h 03h 06h 09h
12h 15h 18h 21h
24h 27h 30h 33h
36h 39h 42h 45h
48h 51h 54h 57h
60h 63h 66h 69h
72h 75h 78h 81h
84h

North/South Central 10-m Wind (kt)
00h 03h 06h 09h
12h 15h 18h 21h
24h 27h 30h 33h
36h 39h 42h 45h
48h 51h 54h 57h
60h 63h 66h 69h
72h 75h 78h 81h
84h

North/South Western 10-m Wind (kt)
00h 03h 06h 09h
12h 15h 18h 21h
24h 27h 30h 33h
36h 39h 42h 45h
48h 51h 54h 57h
60h 63h 66h 69h
72h 75h 78h 81h
84h

Regional 10m Winds - Loops
NAM RTMA Obs
Northeast X X X
Southeast X X X
North Central X X X
South Central X X X
Northwest X X X
Southwest X X X

NAM,
RTMA
NAM,
Obs
Northeast X X
Southeast X X
North Central X X
South Central X X
Northwest X X
Southwest X X

New England 10-M Wind (kt), 2-M Temp
00h 03h 06h 09h
12h 15h 18h 21h
24h 27h 30h 33h
36h 39h 42h 45h
48h 51h 54h 57h
60h 63h 66h 69h
72h 75h 78h 81h
84h

NAM RTMA Obs NAM,
RTMA
NAM,
Obs
New England 2-m Temp X X X X X
New England 10-m Wind X X X X X

Chesapeake Bay, Central California 10-M Wind (kt)
00h 03h 06h 09h
12h 15h 18h 21h
24h 27h 30h 33h
36h 39h 42h 45h
48h 51h 54h 57h
60h 63h 66h 69h
72h 75h 78h 81h
84h

Great Salt Lake, Pacific Northwest 10-M Wind (kt)
00h 03h 06h 09h
12h 15h 18h 21h
24h 27h 30h 33h
36h 39h 42h 45h
48h 51h 54h 57h
60h 63h 66h 69h
72h 75h 78h 81h
84h

Great Lakes 10-M Wind (kt)
00h 03h 06h 09h
12h 15h 18h 21h
24h 27h 30h 33h
36h 39h 42h 45h
48h 51h 54h 57h
60h 63h 66h 69h
72h 75h 78h 81h
84h

Regional 10-m Winds - Loops
NAM RTMA Obs NAM,
RTMA
NAM,
Obs
Chesapeake Bay X X X X X
Lake Erie/Ontario X X X X X
Lake Michigan X X X X X
Lake Superior X X X X X
Great Salt Lake X X X X X
Pacific Northwest X X X X X
Central California Coast X X X X X