National Blend of Models Performance Examples

Hurricane Matthew, October 7, 2016 12z - Wind Gusts
(Blend 48hr forecast)

Hurricane Matthew wind gust comparisons

Upper left: NDFD, Upper right: Blend, Lower left: GMOS, Lower right: URMA (observations)

Sacramento, CA, January 11, 2017 00z - 06hrQPF
(Blend 36hr forecast)

Upper left: NDFD, Upper right: Blend, Lower left: WPC, Lower right: URMA (observations)

Front in southwest USA, December 17, 2016 00z - Temperature
(Blend 12hr forecast)

Upper left: NDFD, Upper right: Blend, Lower left: GMOS, Lower right: URMA (observations)

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