EMC: Info on the Ensemble forecasts using the Global Spectral Model

At NCEP the current NCEP Global Ensemble configuration consists of runs:

  • At 00Z, 06Z, 12Z 18Z each day (available through anonymous ftp from public servers):
  • The examples of files given above are pressure grib files, containing also flux and surface related fields. For information and software on how to read grib format files, using different platforms, click here . If you have questions regarding the ensemble forecasts you can contact:
    Yuejian Zhu at Yuejian.Zhu@noaa.gov