Real-time NAM parallel test

Evaluation results for NAM parallel:

1. PRECIPITATION THREAT AND BIAS SCORES

2. UPPER AIR STATISTICS

3. NEAR-SURFACE STATISTICS


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1 December 2012 - 24 January 2013 : Ops NAM vs NAMB vs NAMX parallel

The NAM parallel log with further details can be found here.


1. PRECIPITATION THREAT AND BIAS SCORES

CONUS,
24-84 hour forecasts

NAM parallel

Eastern US, 24-84 hour forecasts

NAM parallel

Western US, 24-84 hour forecasts

NAM parallel

CONUS, 24-h forecasts

NAM parallel

CONUS, 36-h forecasts

NAM parallel

CONUS, 48-h forecasts

NAM parallel

CONUS, 60-h forecasts

NAM parallel

CONUS, 72-h forecasts

NAM parallel

CONUS, 84-h forecasts

NAM parallel

Eastern U.S., 24-h forecasts

NAM parallel

Eastern U.S., 36-h forecasts

NAM parallel

Eastern U.S., 48-h forecasts

NAM parallel

Eastern U.S., 60-h forecasts

NAM parallel

Eastern U.S., 72-h forecasts

NAM parallel

Eastern U.S., 84-h forecasts

NAM parallel

Western U.S., 24-h forecasts

NAM parallel

Western U.S., 36-h forecasts

NAM parallel

Western U.S., 48-h forecasts

NAM parallel

Western U.S., 60-h forecasts

NAM parallel

Western U.S., 72-h forecasts

NAM parallel

Western U.S., 84-h forecasts

NAM parallel


2. UPPER AIR STATISTICS

12-84 h forecasts, 00z/12z combined

Parameter CONUS RMS Error CONUS Bias Error Alaska RMS Error Alaska Bias Error
Height X X X X
Temperature X X X X
Relative Humidity X X X X
Specific Humidity X X X X
Wind X X

24/48/72-h forecasts on one plot, 00z/12z combined

Parameter CONUS RMS Error CONUS Bias Error Alaska RMS Error Alaska Bias Error
Height X X X X
Temperature X X X X
Relative Humidity X X X X
Specific Humidity X X X X
Wind X X

12-84 h forecasts, 00z and 12z (valid times) separate, CONUS only

Parameter CONUS RMS Error (valid 00Z) CONUS Bias Error (valid 00Z) CONUS RMS Error (valid 12Z) CONUS Bias Error (valid 12Z)
Height X X X X
Temperature X X X X
Relative Humidity X X X X
Specific Humidity X X X X
Wind X X

FIRST GUESS UPPER AIR STATISTICS (00z/12z combined)

Parameter CONUS RMS Error CONUS Bias Error
Height X X
Temperature X X
Relative Humidity X X
Specific Humidity X X
Wind X


3. NEAR-SURFACE STATISTICS - Diurnal Observed vs Forecast Mean


2-M Temperature
Alaska (00z cycle)
Alaska (12z cycle)
Eastern US (00z cycle)
Eastern US (12z cycle)
Western US (00z cycle)
Western US (12z cycle)
2-M Dew Point T
Alaska (00z cycle)
Alaska (12z cycle)
Eastern US (00z cycle)
Eastern US (12z cycle)
Western US (00z cycle)
Western US (12z cycle)
2-M RH
Alaska (00z cycle)
Alaska (12z cycle)
Eastern US (00z cycle)
Eastern US (12z cycle)
Western US (00z cycle)
Western US (12z cycle)
10-M Wind Speed
Alaska (00z cycle)
Alaska (12z cycle)
Eastern US (00z cycle)
Eastern US (12z cycle)
Western US (00z cycle)
Western US (12z cycle)
Sea Level Pressure
CONUS (00z cycle)
CONUS (12z cycle)
Alaska (00z cycle)
Alaska (12z cycle)


4. NEAR-SURFACE STATISTICS


2-M Temperature
Alaska (00z cycle)
Alaska (12z cycle)
Arctic Canada (00z cycle)
Arctic Canada (12z cycle)
CONUS (00z cycle)
CONUS (12z cycle)
2-M Dew Point T
Alaska (00z cycle)
Alaska (12z cycle)
Arctic Canada (00z cycle)
Arctic Canada (12z cycle)
CONUS (00z cycle)
CONUS (12z cycle)
2-M RH
Alaska (00z cycle)
Alaska (12z cycle)
Arctic Canada (00z cycle)
Arctic Canada (12z cycle)
CONUS (00z cycle)
CONUS (12z cycle)
10-M Wind Speed
Alaska (00z cycle)
Alaska (12z cycle)
Arctic Canada (00z cycle)
Arctic Canada (12z cycle)
CONUS (00z cycle)
CONUS (12z cycle)
Sea Level Pressure
Alaska (00z cycle)
Alaska (12z cycle)
Arctic Canada (00z cycle)
Arctic Canada (12z cycle)
CONUS (00z cycle)
CONUS (12z cycle)


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