Where Does My Forecast Come From? – The Corrections

Have you ever wondered where your weather forecast actually comes from? How about how much it changes from when the model spits it out and you actually receive it? Many forecasts that reach you will have undergone some sort of correction to improve its quality. Post processing is a common element of the forecasting routine. Using statistics through techniques like MOS can make a big difference in improving your forecast.

Here are some links for digging into episode topics a bit more:

  • Please take the survey
    • http://www.WhatIsItAboutTheWeather.com/survey
  • What Is MOS?
    • https://www.weather.gov/mdl/mos_home
  • This Small Satellite Could Predict The Next Hurricane
    • video.nationalgeographic.com/video/short-film-showcase/this-small-satellite-could-predict-the-next-hurricane
  • Snow Behaviors
    • https://nsidc.org/cryosphere/snow/science/characteristics.html

And now for the episode…