FV3GFS Retrospectives

This webpage includes links to retrospective cases examined during the official evaluation
of the NCEP FV3GFS organized by the NCEP/EMC Model Evaluation Group (MEG).
*Please check back regularly for updates*
Last update: Monday 24 September 2018


Presentations

(Overview) MEG Evaluation of FV3GFS Retrospectives - Presented by Logan Dawson (7/19/18 MEG Meeting)
FV3GFS East Coast Winter Storm Retrospectives - Presented by Tracey Dorian/Alicia Bentley/Logan Dawson (8/16/18 MEG Meeting)
FV3GFS North Atlantic/East Pacific TC Retrospectives - Presented by Geoff Manikin (8/23/18 MEG Meeting)
FV3GFS Western U.S. Retrospectives - Presented by Alicia Bentley (9/6/18 MEG Meeting)
FV3GFS Alaskan Retrospectives - Presented by Tracey Dorian (9/6/18 MEG Meeting)
FV3GFS QPF Retrospectives - Presented by Alicia Bentley (9/13/18 MEG Meeting)

2018

"Bomb" Cyclone (3-5 January)
TC Gita (3-22 February)
Mid-Atlantic Windstorm (2-3 March)
Albany, NY, Snowstorm (2-3 March)
New England Nor'easter (7-8 March)
Californian Atmospheric River (21-23 March)
Alaskan Cyclone (23-26 April)

2017

Western U.S. Atmospheric River (6-11 February)
"Pi Day" Blizzard (13-15 March)
Mississippi Valley Flood (25 April-7 May)
Great Plains Severe Weather (18-19 May)
TC Cindy Flooding (19-24 June)
July Nor'easter (29-30 July)
TC Noru (19 July-9 August)
Interior CA Extreme Temps (1-2 August)
TC Harvey (16 August-2 September)
TC Irma (30 August-13 September)
TC Maria (16 September-2 October)
Alaskan Cyclone (26-28 September)
TC Nate (3-11 October)
Southern Snowstorm (7-10 December)
Cold Air Outbreak (25 Dec 2017-7 Jan 2018)

2016

Blizzard of 2016 (21-24 January)
TC Winston (7-26 February)
TC Amos (13-25 April)
Central U.S. Severe Weather Outbreak (26-27 April)
TC Matthew (28 September-10 October)
TC Nicole (4-20 October)
Pacific Northwest Windstorm (13-16 October)

2015

TC Soudelor (29 July-12 August)
TC Erika (24-28 August)
Pacific Northwest Windstorm (29 August)
TC Ida (18-27 September)
TC Joaquin (26 September-15 October)
South Carolina Flooding (1-5 October)
TC Patricia (20-24 October)


FV3: Finite-volume CUBED-SPHERE DYNAMICAL CORE

"FV3 has been chosen as the dynamical core for the Next Generation Global Prediction System project (NGGPS),
designed to upgrade the current operational Global Forecast System (GFS) to run as a unified,
fully-coupled system in NOAA’s Environmental Modeling System infrastructure."