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Community HWRF Users Guide V3.8a - The Developmental Testbed Center


The Weather Research and Forecast (WRF) system for hurricane prediction (HWRF) is an op-erational model implemented at the National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP)of the National Weather Service (NWS) to provide numerical guidance to the National Hur-ricane Center for the forecasting of tropical cyclones’ track, intensity, and structure. HWRFv3.8a and this Users’ Guide contain the capabilities of, and information regarding, the op-erational 2016 implementation of HWRF, as well as alternate and research configurations ofthe modeling system.

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Publication Name
NOAA Technical Memorandum OAR Gsd-47
Published On
November 01, 2016


Authors who have authored or contributed to this publication.

  • Christina Holt - fourth Gsl
    Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, University of Colorado Boulder
    NOAA/Global Systems Laboratory
  • Ligia R. Bernardet - fifth Gsl