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Forecasting Short Term Snowfall using Ensembled Model Soundings.

The goal of this page is to provide a web based interface that allows forecasters to assimilate a larger dataset of model guidance and forecasts, using an ensembled approach with data from the Cobb Precip Type Algorithm.

The site provides Snow Ratio, Quantitative Precipitation Forecast (QPF), Temperature and Quantitative Snowfall (QSF), as derived from a variety numerical models. The models included in this dataset are, the 21 member SREF, GFS, NAM, RAP.

In addition, two locally run models at NWSFO Charleston are included. Raw data files can be view here. This dataset compares previous model run with current models that allows forecasters to guage model trends. This page is provided for informational purposes only. You can obtain official NWS forecasts by clicking here.

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