HURRICANE numerical analysis and forecast systems at JNWPU/NMC/NCEP - a HISTORY!

Year Type Model Horizontal Resolution Layers Domain Forecast Length Documentation Bye #/day
1978 Hu Moveable Fine-Mesh 60 km 10 Window (50x50 points) 48-h NWS TPB #259 1988
1988 Hu Quasi-Lagrangian Model (QLM) 40 km 10 Window (111x111) 72-h NWS TPB #377 6/1995
1995 Hu GFDL multi-nest 1, 1/3rd, 1/6th deg 18 Window 78-h NWS TPB #424 6/2001
2001 Hu GFDL + URI Ocean (coupled) Atmos: 1, 1/3rd, 1/6th deg; Ocean: 1/6th deg A=18, O=23 Window 126-h NWS TPB #472b 6/2017 (2003) 4
2003 Hu GFDL + URI Ocean (coupled) Atmos: 2 nests (33, 18 km); Ocean (1/6th deg) A=42, O=23 Window (.75x .75 deg) 126-h 6/2017 (2005) 4
2005 Hu GFDL + URI Ocean (coupled) Atmos=33, 18, 8 km; Ocean: 1/6th deg A=42, O=23 Window (.75 x .75 deg) 126-h 6/2017 (2014) 4
2007 Hu HWRF; POM for ocean coupling (2-d in NATL, 1-d in EPAC) 27/9/3km; POM=9 km ATM=43 NATL/EPAC 126h Still (2012) 4
2012 Hu HWRF; add POM 2-d coupling in EPAC 27/9/3 km; POM=1/6th deg ATM=43 NATL/EPAC/CPAC 126h NWS TIN Still (2014) 4
2014 Hu HWRF; POM 27/9/3 km; POM =1/12th deg ATM=61; POM=23 NATL/EPAC/CPAC 126h NWS TIN Still (2015) 4
2014 Hu GFDL Inner nest 1/18th deg; POM (9 km) ATM=42, Ocean=23 NATL/EPAC/CPAC 126h NWS TIN 7/2017 4
2015 Hu HWRF; POM coupling for NATL, EPAC only 18/6/2 km: POM 1/12th deg ATM=61; POM=23 All TC Basins 126h NWS TIN Still (2016) 4
2016 Hu HWRF; POM ocean coupling for all NH basins, HWRF ensemble DA 18/6/2 km ATM=61 (NATL, EPAC, CPAC), 43 (WPAC, NIO); POM= 23 All TC Basins 126h NWS TIN Still (2017) 4
2017 Hu HMON 18/6/2km 43 NATL, EPAC, CPAC 126h NWS SCN Still (2018) 4
2017 Hu HWRF; HYCOM coupling for WPAC/NIO, 1-way coupling to WW-III 18/6/2 km ATM= 75 (NATL, EPAC, CPAC), 61 (WPAC, NIO); POM=40 All TC Basins 126h NWS SCN Still (2018) 4
2018 Hu HMON; add HYCOM coupling in NATL 18/6/2km ATM=51 NATL, EPAC, CPAC 126h NWS SCN Still (2020) 4
2018 Hu HWRF, add ocean coupling (HYCOM) for SH basins 13.5/4.5/1.5km ATM=75; POM=40 All TC basins 126h NWS SCN Still (2020) 4
2020 Hu HMON 18/6/2km ATM=71 NATL, EPAC, CPAC 126h NWS SCN Still 4
2020 Hu HWRF, use HYCOM for ocean coupling in JTWC basins 13.5/4.5/1.5km ATM=75; POM=40 All TC Basins 126h NWS SCN Still 4