Mesoscale Parallel Experiment Log

Experiment
North American NEMS/NMMB parallel run
Parallel Slot
NAMX
Control Slot
NAMB until 18z 1/29/2013, Ops NAM thereafter
Start date of parallel experiment
12Z 2012/04/21
End date of parallel experiment
06Z 2014/08/12
Experiment changes log
Background links
Evaluation of parallel results
Forecast maps vs operational NAM ("QuicK look" web page)
Forecast maps vs Ops NAM (most recent 00z/12z run with a one week archive)
Forecast maps vs Ops NAM (most recent 06z/12z run with a one week archive)
Forecast maps : Ops 4 km CONUS nest vs parallel 4 km CONUS nest (latest 00z/12z run with a one week archive)
Forecast maps : Ops 4 km CONUS nest vs parallel 4 km CONUS nest (latest 06z/18z run)
Forecast maps : Ops 4 km CONUS nest vs parallel 4 km CONUS nest (latest run; hourly loops of surface/severe wx/fire weather fields from 1-36 h with a one week archive)
Forecast maps : Ops 6 km Alaska nest vs parallel 6 km Alaska nest (latest 00z/12z run)
Forecast maps : Ops 6 km Alaska nest vs parallel 6 km Alaska nest (latest 06z/18z run)
Forecast maps : Ops 3 km Hawaii nest vs parallel 3 km Hawaii nest (latest 00z/12z run)
Forecast maps : Ops 3 km Hawaii nest vs parallel 3 km Hawaii nest (latest 06z/18z run)
Forecast maps : Ops 3 km Puerto Rico nest vs parallel 3 km Puerto Rico nest (latest 00z/12z run)
Forecast maps : Ops 3 km Puerto Rico nest vs parallel 3 km Puerto Rico nest (latest 06z/18z run)
Forecast maps : Ops Fire Weather nest vs parallel Fire Weather (latest run with a one week archive)
Forecast maps of latest Alaska DGEX parallel vs ops DGEX
Forecast maps of latest CONUS DGEX parallel vs ops DGEX
Ops NAM, NAMB, NAMX vs Ops NDAS vs RTMA Analysis
Daily forecast stats
NAM Parallel and ops NAM 500 mb Height Forecasts vs GDAS analysis
NDAS soil states : Parallel vs Ops
Analysis increments : Parallel vs Ops

Cumulative statistics during retrospective testing:

Control vs parallel NAM for July 2011
Control vs parallel NAM for December 2012 - February 2013
Control vs parallel NAM for June 2013

Cumulative statistics during experimental testing:

NAM vs NAMX Verification of precipitation and against rawinsondes / surface data (12/01/12-02/28/13)
NAM vs NAMX Verification of precipitation and against rawinsondes / surface data (03/01/13-05/31/13)
NAM vs NAMX Verification of precipitation and against rawinsondes / surface data (06/01/13-08/31/13)
NAM vs NAMX Verification of precipitation and against rawinsondes / surface data (09/01/13-11/30/13)
NAM vs NAMX Verification of precipitation and against rawinsondes / surface data (12/01/13-02/28/14)
NAM vs NAMX Verification of precipitation and against rawinsondes / surface data (03/01/14-05/31/14)
NAM vs NAMX Verification of precipitation and against rawinsondes / surface data (06/01/14-08/02/14)
ops NAM/nests vs NAMX/nests Verification of precipitation and against rawinsondes / surface data (03/01/13-05/31/13)
ops NAM/nests vs NAMX/nests Verification of precipitation and against rawinsondes / surface data (06/01/13-08/31/13)
ops NAM/nests vs NAMX/nests Verification of precipitation and against rawinsondes / surface data (09/01/13-11/30/13)
ops NAM/nests vs NAMX/nests Verification of precipitation and against rawinsondes / surface data (12/01/13-02/28/14)
ops NAM/nests vs NAMX/nests Verification of precipitation and against rawinsondes / surface data (03/01/14-05/31/14)
ops NAM/nests vs NAMX/nests Verification of precipitation and against rawinsondes / surface data (06/01/14-08/02/14)

Ops DGEX vs Pll DGEX Verification of precipitation and against rawinsondes / surface data (12/01/13-02/28/14)
Ops DGEX vs Pll DGEX Verification of precipitation and against rawinsondes / surface data (03/01/14-05/31/14)
Ops DGEX vs Pll DGEX Verification of precipitation and against rawinsondes / surface data (06/01/14-08/03/14)

ops NAM/nests vs NAMX/nests Verification of precipitation and against rawinsondes / surface data (02/10/13-04/21/13)
ops NAM/nests vs NAMX/nests Verification of precipitation and against rawinsondes / surface data (04/24/13-05/22/13)

NAM vs NAMB vs NAMX Verification of precipitation and against rawinsondes / surface data (04/23/12-06/06/12)
NAM vs NAMB vs NAMX Verification of precipitation and against rawinsondes / surface data (06/07/12-07/05/12)
NAM vs NAMB vs NAMX Verification of precipitation and against rawinsondes / surface data (08/01/12-08/19/12)
NAM vs NAMB vs NAMX Verification of precipitation and against rawinsondes / surface data (08/14/12-09/10/12)
NAM vs NAMB vs NAMX Verification of precipitation and against rawinsondes / surface data (10/02/12-12/31/12)
NAM vs NAMB vs NAMX Verification of precipitation and against rawinsondes / surface data (12/01/12-01/24/13)
NAM vs NAMB vs NAMX Verification of precipitation and against rawinsondes / surface data (02/21/13-03/07/13)
NAM vs NAMB vs NAMX Verification of precipitation and against rawinsondes / surface data (03/14/13-03/23/13)
NAM vs NAMB vs NAMX Verification of precipitation and against rawinsondes / surface data (04/24/13-06/14/13)
NAM vs NAMB vs NAMX Verification of precipitation and against rawinsondes / surface data (06/18/13-07/21/13)
NAM vs NAMB vs NAMX Verification of precipitation and against rawinsondes / surface data (08/21/13-09/01/13)
NAM vs NAMB vs NAMX Verification of precipitation and against rawinsondes / surface data (09/17/13-10/28/13)
NAM vs NAMB vs NAMX Verification of precipitation and against rawinsondes / surface data (11/09/13-12/08/13)
NAM vs NAMB vs NAMX Verification of precipitation and against rawinsondes / surface data (12/13/13-01/05/14)
NAM vs NAMB vs NAMX Verification of precipitation and against rawinsondes / surface data (01/31/13-02/09/14)

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