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Meteorological Development Laboratory (MDL) Goals:

To develop and implement scientific techniques into National Weather Service Operations.
  • Furnish a full spectrum of forecast guidance
  • Provide interactive tools for decision assistance and forecast preparation
  • Conduct comprehensive evaluations of NWS Products

MDL 2011 Annual Survey Results:

Documents NWS users' assessment of MDL's guidance products and forecast applications in terms of criteria such as usefulness, usage, and satisfaction.

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Localized Aviation MOS Program (LAMP) Storm Surge
Model Output Statistics (MOS) National Digital Forecast Database (NDFD)
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