Forecast Verification Methods and Performance I: Model Evaluation

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Thursday, 2 July 2015: 8:00 AM-10:00 AM
Salon A-2 (Hilton Chicago)
Host: 27th Conference On Weather Analysis And Forecasting/23rd Conference On Numerical Weather Prediction
Cochairs:  Jennifer E. Tate, Department of Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC and Alexander O. Tardy, Weather Forecast Office, NOAA/NWS, San Diego, CA

  8:00 AM
Using Initial State and Forecast Temporal Variability to Evaluate Model Behavior
Carolyn A. Reynolds, NRL, Monterey, CA; and E. A. Satterfield and C. H. Bishop
  8:30 AM
  8:45 AM
An Overview of Grid-to-Grid Verification at Environmental Modeling Center (EMC) of NCEP
Binbin Zhou, EMC, College Park, MD; and P. Shafran, Y. Lin, F. Yang, Y. Zhu, Y. Mao, and G. DiMago
  9:00 AM
  9:15 AM
  9:30 AM
Verification for the High Impact Weather Prediction Project (HIWPP) and other verification work to support model development within ESRL/GSD
Stephen S. Weygandt, NOAA/ESRL, Boulder, CO; and J. A. Hamilton, X. Wei, W. R. Moninger, B. Strong, and T. Schneider
  9:45 AM
Use of User-Defined Metrics for Evaluating Solar Forecasts
Tara L. Jensen, NCAR/Research Applications Laboratory, Boulder, CO; and S. E. Haupt, B. G. Brown, T. L. Fowler, J. H. Gotway, J. Prestopnik, J. K. Lazo, and S. D. Drobot