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Power outage scheduled for Friday, December 7, lasting from 1900 UTC 12/7/12 - 1700 UTC 12/10/12. Any website with a url that begins www.mdl.nws.noaa.gov will be unreachable. Products not available during outdage include:
  • 2.5km CONUS GMOS web graphics
  • ECMWF-MOS text bulletins and meteograms
  • Experimental Weather Grids and Precipitation Type pages
2.5km CONUS GMOS GRIB2 data can be accessed vi the NWS FTP server by using the following link:

ftp://tgftp.nws.noaa.gov/SL.us008001/ST.expr/DF.gr2/DC.ndgd/GT.mosgfs/AR.conus
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Current MOS Forecast Products

This web site is not monitored 24/7 so the files on this server may not always be the most recent.

Model Output Statistics (MOS) is a technique used to objectively
interpret numerical model output and produce site-specific guidance.

The text, grib, and bufr messages are always current on the ftp server. Links are provided below. Select the desired date and cycle from the directory listing.

FTP link to full text messages
FTP link to full GFS short-range text messages
FTP link to full GFS extended-range text messages
FTP link to full GFS short-range coop max/min text messages
FTP link to full GFS extended-range COOP max/min text messages
FTP link to full NAM text messages

FTP link to ensemble MOS text messages

One-Stop MOS: GFS short- and extended-range MOS, and NAM MOS messages on a single page. During some times of the day, cycles may be different between the three packages.
Short-range GFS MOS (MAV)
6 - 84 hours
Full Text Message
Text Message By Station List
Text Message By State Map
Canadian Max/Min Guidance
Forecast Graphics: CONUS and Alaska
Raw BUFR and GRIB Files
Description -- Updated Dec 16, 2009
Research Papers/TPBs

NAM MOS (MET)
6 - 84 hours
Full Text Message
Text Message By Station List
Text Message By State Map
Forecast Graphics
Raw GRIB Files
Description - Updated Oct 27, 2008
Research Papers/TPBs

Coop MOS Products
GFS-based Short-range Text Message
GFS-based Extended-range Text Message
GFS-based graphics: Short-range, Extended-range
NAM-based graphics
Description of Coop Products

NGM MOS (FWC)
Discontinued March 3, 2009

Trajectory Model Products
Discontinued March 3, 2009

Extended-range GFS MOS (MEX)
12 - 192 hours
Full Text Message:
0000 UTC Cycle | 1200 UTC Cycle
Text Message By Station List
Text Message By State Map
Canadian Max/Min Guidance
Forecast Graphics - 0000 UTC Cycle only
Raw BUFR and GRIB Files
Description -- Updated Dec 16, 2009
Research Papers/TPBs

Gridded MOS
Forecast Graphics for CONUS, Alaska, and Hawaii
Raw GRIB2 files for CONUS, Alaska,and Hawaii
Exp. Raw GRIB2 files for 2.5 km CONUS
Description

Ensemble MOS
Text Messages By Station List
Individual Text Messages
FTP Server - Individual Text Messages
Ensemble Summary Message
Description

Marine MOS Products
GFS Marine MOS Forecast Guidance
GFS Text Messages By Station List
Parallel GFS Marine MOS Forecast Guidance
Parallel GFS Text Messages By Station List
NAM Marine MOS Forecast Guidance
NAM Text Messages By Station List
Marine MOS Description
Marine MOS Buoy Station Table


River Forecast Center Support
RFC Products Page




Details of recent updates to the MOS Guidance can be found at MOS Changes
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