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Professional Competency Unit 4: Interpret and Apply Locally CPC Products

Instructional Component 4.3: 3-Month Outlook of Local El Nino/La Nina Impacts (3MOLEI)

The purpose of this Instructional Component is to get familiar with principles of Composite techniques (a statistical analysis of frequencies in two climate variable samples) used in NOAA NWS forecast practices, as well as to know how NWS local offices staff will be participating in developing in developing and implementation of new NWS local climate forecast product: Three Month Outlook of Local El Nino / La Nina Impact (3MOLEI). The following modules are presently available for Instructional Component 4.3:

  • Webcast on Creating a Local Climate Product Using Composite Analysis
  • Online Tutorial in pdf format on Composite Analysis
  • Local Climate Product: Three Month Outlook of Local El Nino / La Nina Impact: Methodology, Climate Studies, Operational Organization, Customer Services (residence training on Climate Variability)


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