Dr. Stephen Masters Consulting, LLC


Dr. Stephen Masters Consulting, LLC WRF Forecast

WRF forecast over southern Europe and Mediterranean Sea

WRF Status and configuration

ARW job completed at Fri Dec 7 07:19:24 UTC 2018

WRF-ARW v3.7.1 (August 2015), initialized with NCEP GFS forecast

This job runs on Amazon Web Services (AWS). The entire process--GFS download and pre-processing, WRF execution, post-processing, and web graphics generation and upload, are performed on custom AWS virtual machine that exists for the duration of the job.

Model configuration:

  • Single domain, 15 km resolution
  • Simulation length: 72 hrs
  • Cumulus: Kain-Fritsch
  • Microphysics: WRF Single Moment 3-class
  • PBL scheme: Yonesi
  • Land surface: Noah
  • Sfc layer physics: Revised MM5 sfc scheme
  • Long wave radiation: Fast RRTMG
  • Short wave radiation: Fast RRTMG

WRF maps and animations

Grid 1: Europe ARW
SLP and Hourly Precipitation
2m AGL Temperature
10m AGL Winds
Simulated radar
500 hPa heights, winds

72-hour meteograms

LocationHourlyHi-Res
Barcelona, Spain
Marseilles, France
Nice, France
Florence, Italy
Rome, Italy
Valletta, Malta
Mykonos, Greece
Athens, Greece
Ephesus, Turkey
Istanbul, Turkey