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Listing of EXPERIMENTAL Products
 
Product Name Brief Description Submitter Date Entered
Experimental Guidance from the National Blend of Models The National Weather Service (NWS) is developing the National Blend of Models (NBM) to provide a nationally consistent and skillful suite of calibrated forecast guidance based on a blend of NWS and non-NWS deterministic, ensemble, and statistically post-processed model output. The NBM was motivated by recent efforts to blend numerical model guidance to provide a better starting point for NWS gridded forecasts at the NWS Regions and the National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP) Weather Prediction Center. The Disaster Relief Appropriations Act of 2013 (Sandy Supplemental) provided support for the NWS to leverage these ideas to implement a national-scale, centrally-produced, model blending approach. Cammye Sims 2016-08-19
Proposed Changes to the NWS Forecast Web Page The National Centers for Environmental Prediction Central Operations (NCO) is soliciting comments on changes to the Point Forecast application at http://forecast.weather.gov. The purpose of these changes are to create a more usable interface with no duplication of service to customers, while providing a more modern service oriented data structure. Kolly Mars 2016-08-19
Experimental 3km AR NDFD Grids Operational 6 km digital datasets (and associated graphic forecast displays) integrated into NDFD for Alaska are available for the following elements: Maximum Temperature, Minimum Temperature, 12-hour Probability of Precipitation, Wind Speed, Wind Direction, Significant Wave Height, Hazards, Weather, Temperature, Dew Point, Wind Gust, Sky Cover, Apparent Temperature, Relative Humidity, Maximum Relative Humidity, Minimum Relative Humidity, Quantitative Precipitation Forecast (QPF) and Snow Amount. New experimental 3 km datasets for Alaska are now being provided for the same elements. Andy Horvitz 2016-07-12
Experimental East Pacific Offshore Waters Forecasts The Tropical Analysis and Forecast Branch (TAFB) is providing on an experimental basis East Pacific Offshore Waters Forecasts for the proposed TAFB offshore waters area of responsibility which encompasses the waters within 60 nautical miles offshore of Mexico from the Mexico/United States border south to 29N, and within 250 nautical miles south of 29N including Mexico, Central America, Colombia, and within 750 NM of Ecuador. The experimental east Pacific offshore waters forecasts provide zone forecasts for 10-m winds, significant wave heights, primary swell direction, the dominant wave period, and significant weather for 17 zones in the proposed TAFB offshore waters area of responsibility. Hugh Cobb 2016-07-01
Enhancement to the Operational Twitter SDD Update Service Description Document for Twitter to indicate that NWS may provide tweets of short fused watches/warnings/advisories. Current description of our service indicates that NWS will only provide tweets with long fused alerts. Also need to indicate that NWS may provide content-specific feeds in addition to office-oriented feeds. Content specific feeds better meet the needs of our national partners who arent focused on the area of only one particular office. Wendy Levine 2016-05-10
Experimental Water Information Interface Webpage Effective on or about Tuesday, June 14th, 2016, the National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP) will begin operationally running version 1.0 of the National Water Model (NWM). The NWM is an hourly uncoupled hydrologic analysis and forecast system that will provide streamflow for 2.7 million river reaches and other hydrologic information on 1km and 250m grids. The NWM provides the NWS with a multi-scale, parallelized, process-based water cycle modeling capability. Upon initial implementation, the NWM system will provide multiple country-wide hydrologic analysis products and forecast output across a range of forecast lead times. These will be combined with other data from NOAA to provide the Nation with comprehensive information on a range of water-related concerns such as snowpack, soil moisture, and potential areas of flooding.Version 1.0 of the NWM will provide a capable and solid foundation that will support year-over-year growth in operational hydrologic forecasting capability. Goals for this initial implementation include: 1) Provide forecast streamflow guidance for underserved locations 2) Produce spatially continuous national estimates of hydrologic states (soil moisture, snow pack, etc.) 3) Seamlessly interface real-time hydrologic products into an advanced geospatial intelligence framework 4) Provide a modeling architecture that permits rapid infusion of new data, science and technology Dan Roman 2016-03-16
Experimental PEAC Monthly Climate Summary and Forecast for the Federated States of Micronesia The Pacific ENSO Applications Climate (PEAC) Center was established in August 1994 as a multi-institutional partnership, to conduct research and produce information products on climate variability related to the El Nio - Southern Oscillation (ENSO) climate cycle in the U.S.-Affiliated Pacific Islands (USAPI). To this end the PEAC Center provides rainfall, sea level, general and island/island grouping specific forecasts, and a tropical outlook to the USAPI on a monthly and quarterly basis by means of a printed bulletin (see http://www.weather.gov/peac/update). The dissemination of these summaries and forecasts need wider distribution to the climate community. Therefore, placing these forecasts into AWIPS will allow not only wider distribution, but an easily accessible archive. Providing climate data is part of the NWSs mission and connected to all six of our primary goals. By making these forecasts easily available, the NWS is enhancing climate services to help communities, businesses, and governments understand and adapt to climate-related risks. The product proposed, issued monthly, is a seasonal climate summary and forecast of rainfall and sea level for the four states of the Federated States of Micronesia: Yap, Chuuk, Pohnpei and Kosrae. Individual sections for each island will include a summary of climate conditions observed on the island along with observed rainfall and sea level values. The forecast for each section/state will include a forecast summary of expected climate conditions over the next season, a probabilistic seasonal rainfall forecast by season for the next 12 months, a long range rainfall forecast in percent of total rainfall, and a deterministic sea level forecast. Jenna Meyers 2016-01-19
Experimental PEAC Quarterly Regional Summary The Pacific ENSO Applications Climate (PEAC) Center was established in August 1994 as a multi-institutional partnership, to conduct research and produce information products on climate variability related to the El Nio - Southern Oscillation (ENSO) climate cycle in the U.S.-Affiliated Pacific Islands (USAPI). To this end the PEAC Center provides rainfall, sea level, general and island/island grouping specific forecasts, and a tropical outlook to the USAPI on a monthly and quarterly basis by means of a printed bulletin (see http://www.weather.gov/peac/update). The dissemination of these regional summaries needs wider distribution to the climate community. Therefore, placing them into AWIPS will allow not only wider distribution, but an easily accessible archive. Providing climate data is part of the NWSs mission and connected to all six of our primary goals. By making these summaries easily available, the NWS is enhancing climate services to help communities, businesses, and governments understand and adapt to climate-related risks. The product proposed, issued quarterly, is a regional climate summary of rainfall, sea level and tropical cyclone activity for the USAPI. Individual sections will include a general summary of climate conditions across the Pacific Ocean, a discussion of the past season, a brief discussion of the southern oscillation index, tropical cyclone activity and broad forecast, reported sea level data, ENSO alert system status, and a general seasonal forecast of ENSO. Jenna Meyers 2016-01-19
Prototype Texas Regional Rainfall Webpage The Texas Regional Rainfall webpage will display the most current quantitative precipitation estimates (QPE) produced by the Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service (AHPS). Four maps containing QPE for durations of 24-hour, 48-hour, 72-hour, and weekly will be available each day for a region of Texas containing the County Warning Areas of the National Weather Service offices in Brownsville, Corpus Christi, Austin/San Antonio, and Houston/Galveston. There will be a built-in archive function on the webpage that will allow the user to quickly obtain QPE maps for past dates. Melinda Bailey 2015-12-15
Experimental Days 3-7 Winter Storm Threat The purpose of the Experimental Days 3-7 Winter Storm Threat product is to graphically display location and level of winter storm threats in the extended portion of the forecast 3 to 7 days in the future. This threat level combines forecaster confidence and potential impact. Rick Watling 2015-11-23
Prototype NWS Use of Live-streaming Services The prototype effort will examine and evaluate NWS use of the following DOC approved live-streaming tools_Periscope,and Facebook Live. The prototype will be evaluated at the following offices only: WFO Sacramento, CA WFO Reno, NV WFO Pocatello, ID WFO Hanford, CA WFO Eureka, CA WFO Tucson, AZ WFO Salt Lake City, UT WFO Anchorage, AK WFO Des Moines, IA WFO Paducah, KY WFO Springfield, MO WFO Milwaukee, WI WFO Kansas City/Pleasant Hill, MO WFO Indianapolis, IN RFC West Gulf WFO Birmingham, AL WFO Nashville, TN WFO El Paso, TX WFO Lake Charles, LA WFO Pittsburgh, PA WFO Charleston, SC WFO Blacksburg, VA WFO Charleston, WV National Hurricane Center Storm Prediction Center Melinda Bailey 2015-09-29
Experimental Lake Effect Snow Warning Polygons The experimental Lake Effect Snow Warning (LES) polygon areas delineate the locations of highest impact of the LES. As the lake effect shifts, polygon areas will change spatially and temporally to best delineate the areas of highest impact over the course of the LES event (for example, snowfall rate, blizzard-like conditions, total snowfall). Issuance of the product would be based upon forecaster confidence of reaching LES Warning criteria: 7 inches or more in 12 hours, or 9 inches or more in 24 hours. Jason Franklin 2015-09-17
Experimental Gulf Stream Forecast The Gulf Stream Forecast is a 3 hourly forecast for areas along the Gulf Stream as output from the NWPS model from the WFO Miami Forecast Office. The graphic display shows the Gulf Stream current, significant wave height, wind speed, and peak wave period and direction in graphical formats. There are 4 separate geographical areas, and all the graphs can be stepped in time or looped on the webpage. Melinda Bailey 2015-09-11
Experimental Rip Current Risk Graphic Graphical Rip Current Risk derived from the Surf Zone Forecast. Wayne Presnell 2015-09-02

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