Addition of Temperature and Cloud Cover to Experimental Eta MOS

Effective with the 1200 UTC forecast cycle on April 2, 2002, MDL will begin producing experimental Eta MOS guidance for maximum/minimum temperature, surface temperature, dewpoint, and total sky cover. This is in addition to the wind and QPF guidance that has been available since March 21st.

Technical Procedures Bulletin 486 describes the format for the Eta MOS MET message. It includes a description of the total sky cover categories, and the projections for which forecasts will be available.
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