Explanation of Medium-Range Guidance and Development
The mission of the medium-range forecast team is to provide and continuously
improve skillful, user-friendly objective forecasts of surface weather
elements beyond day three. Output from NCEP's Medium Range Forecast Model
(MRF) and MRF-based ensembles are interpreted statistically to provide
forecasts of temperature,precipitation, wind and clouds. Our customers
include forecasters in national and local NWS offices, the military community,
and the private sector.