Interpretation of the MRF-Based Objective Forecast Message


NMCFMRALY - AFOS product identification (AFOS users only). FOXE40 KWBC 080000 - Bulletin header. (See below for headers, AFOS PILS, and stations). MRF-BASED OBJECTIVE GUIDANCE 12/08/91 0000 UTC - Forecast identification, initial date, and time (UTC). ALB SUN 08| MON 09| TUE 10| WED 11| THU 12| FRI 13| SAT 14| SUN 15| CLIMO - Station ID, valid date (UTC), and climatic normals (96-120 h period). MN/MX 49| 34 45| 24 27| 2 18| 5 25| 10 27| 18 38| 29 39| 18 35 - Min and max temperature (oF) for LOCAL nighttime/daytime periods. POP12 32| 69 100| 67 58| 21 8| 0 3| 12 15| 26 33| 35 42| 26 29 - Probability of precipitation for 0000-1200 and 1200-0000 UTC periods. CPOS 0| 2 29| 75 99|100 100|100 100|100 97| 85 71| 63 61| 68 67 - Conditional prob. of snow for 0000-1200 and 1200-0000 UTC periods. CLDS 62| 76 97| 97 88| 52 21| 20 28| 43 55| 62 63| 60 64| 54 58 - Mean opaque cloudiness (%) for 0000-1200 and 1200-0000 UTC periods. WIND 12| 15 21| 18 19| 6 8| 2 4| 4 5| 5 7| 7 8| 5 6 - Mean wind speed (kts) for 0000-1200 and 1200-0000 UTC periods. POP24 | 100 | 81 | 25 | 3 | 21 | 46 | 55 | 41 - Probability of precipitation for 0000-0000 UTC period.
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FOXE40KWBC (FMRALY)
     ALB - Albany, NY

FOXE41KWBC (FMRBGM)
     AVP - Scranton, PA
     BGM - Binghamton, NY
     SYR - Syracuse, NY

FOXE42KWBC (FMRBOX)
     BDL - Hartford, CT
     BOS - Boston, MA
     PVD - Providence, RI

FOXE43KWBC (FMRBTV)
     BTV - Burlington, VT
     MSS - Massena, NY

FOXE44KWBC (FMRBUF)
     BUF - Buffalo, NY
     ROC - Rochester, NY

FOXE45KWBC (FMRCAE)
     AGS - Augusta, GA
     CAE - Columbia, SC

FOXE46KWBC (FMRCHS)
     CHS - Charleston, SC
     SAV - Savannah, GA

FOXE47KWBC (FMRCLE)
     CAK - Akron-Canton, OH
     CLE - Cleveland, OH
     ERI - Erie, PA
     TOL - Toledo, OH
     YNG - Youngstown, OH

FOXE48KWBC (FMRRLX)
     BKW - Beckley, WV
     CRW - Charleston, WV
     HTS - Huntington, WV
      F O X E

FOXE49KWBC (FMRILN)
     CMH - Columbus, OH
     CVG - Covington, KY
     DAY - Dayton, OH

FOXE50KWBC (FMRILM)
     ILM - Wilmington, NC

FOXE51KWBC (FMRMHX)
     HAT - Cape Hatteras, NC

FOXE52KWBC (FMROKX)
     EWR - Newark, NJ
     JFK - NYC Kennedy, NY
     LGA - NYC Laguardia , NY

FOXE53KWBC (FMRAKQ)
     ORF - Norfolk, VA
     RIC - Richmond, VA

FOXE54KWBC (FMRPHI)
     ABE - Allentown, PA
     ACY - Atlantic City, NJ
     ILG - Wilmington, DE
     PHL - Philadelphia, PA

FOXE55KWBC (FMRPBZ)
     PIT - Pittsburgh, PA

FOXE56KWBC (FMRGYX)
     BGR - Bangor, ME
     CAR - Caribou, ME
     CON - Concord, NH
     PWM - Portland, ME

FOXE57KWBC (FMRRAH)
     GSO - Greensboro, NC
     RDU - Raleigh, NC
F O X E  /  F O X C     

FOXE58KWBC (FMRRNK)
     LYH - Lynchburg, VA
     ROA - Roanoke, VA

FOXE59KWBC (FMRCTP)
     BFD - Bradford, PA
     CXY - Harrisburg, PA
     IPT - Williamsport, PA

FOXE60KWBC (FMRLWX)
     BWI - Baltimore, MD
     DCA - Wash. National, VA
     IAD - Wash. Dulles, VA

FOXE61KWBC (FMRGSP)
     CLT - Charlotte, NC
     GSP - Greenville, SC

FOXC40KWBC (FMRILX)
     PIA - Peoria, IL
     SPI - Springfield, IL

FOXC41KWBC (FMRABR)
     ABR - Aberdeen, SD
     PIR - Pierre, SD

FOXC42KWBC (FMRAPX)
     APN - Alpena, MI
     TVC - Traverse City, MI
     Y62 - S. Ste. Marie, MI

FOXC43KWBC (FMRBIS)
     BIS - Bismarck, ND
     ISN - Williston, ND
     MOT - Minot, ND

FOXC44KWBC (FMRLOT)
     ORD - Chicago, IL
     RFD - Rockford, IL
     
     SBN - South Bend, IN
      F O X C

FOXC45KWBC (FMRCYS)
     BFF - Scottsbluff, NE
     CYS - Cheyenne, WY
     SHR - Sheridan, WY

FOXC46KWBC (FMRDDC)
     DDC - Dodge City, KS

FOXC47KWBC (FMRBOU)
     DEN - Denver, CO

FOXC48KWBC (FMRDLH)
     DLH - Duluth, MN
     INL - Intl. Falls, MN

FOXC49KWBC (FMRDMX)
     ALO - Waterloo, IA
     DSM - Des Moines, IA
     MCW - Mason City, IA

FOXC50KWBC (FMRDVN)
     MLI - Moline, IL

FOXC51KWBC (FMRFGF)
     FAR - Fargo, ND
     GFK - Grand Forks, ND

FOXC52KWBC (FMRFSD)
     FSD - Sioux Falls, SD
     HON - Huron, SD
     SUX - Sioux City, IA

FOXC53KWBC (FMRGJT)
     GJT - Grand Jct., CO

FOXC54KWBC (FMRGLD)
     GLD - Goodland, KS

FOXC55KWBC (FMRGRB)
     GRB - Green Bay, WI
      F O X C

FOXC56KWBC (FMRGID)
     GRI - Grand Island, NE

FOXC57KWBC (FMRGRR)
     GRR - Grand Rapids, MI
     LAN - Lansing, MI
     MKG - Muskegon, MI

FOXC58KWBC (FMRICT)
     ICT - Wichita, KS
     RSL - Russell, KS

FOXC59KWBC (FMRIND)
     EVV - Evansville, IN
     FWA - Fort Wayne, IN
     IND - Indianapolis, IN

FOXC60KWBC (FMRLBF)
     LBF - North Platte, NE
     VTN - Valentine, NE

FOXC61KWBC (FMRARX)
     RST - Rochester, MN

FOXC62KWBC (FMREAX)
     MCI - Kansas City, MO

FOXC63KWBC (FMRMKX)
     MKE - Milwaukee, WI
     MSN - Madison, WI

FOXC64KWBC (FMRMPX)
     EAU - Eau Claire, WI
     MSP - Minneapolis, MN
     STC - St. Cloud, MN

FOXC65KWBC (FMROAX)
     OMA - Omaha, NE
 
F O X C  /  F O X S      

FOXC66KWBC (FMRDTX)
     DTW - Detroit, MI
     FNT - Flint, MI

FOXC67KWBC (FMRPUB)
     COS - Colo. Springs, CO
     TAD - Trinidad, CO

FOXC68KWBC (FMRUNR)
     RAP - Rapid City, SD

FOXC69KWBC (FMRRIW)
     CPR - Casper, WY
     LND - Lander, WY
     RKS - Rock Springs, WY

FOXC70KWBC (FMRLMK)
     LEX - Lexington, KY
     SDF - Louisville, KY

FOXC71KWBC (FMRSGF)
     SGF - Springfield, MO

FOXC72KWBC (FMRLSX)
     COU - Columbia, MO
     STL - St. Louis, MO

FOXC73KWBC (FMRTOP)
     CNK - Concordia, KS
     TOP - Topeka, KS

FOXC74KWBC (FMRMQT)
     MQT - Marquette, MI

FOXC75KWBC (FMRPAH)
     PAH - Paducah, KY

FOXS40KWBC (FMRABQ)
     ABQ - Albuquerque, NM
     GUP - Gallup, NM
     ROW - Roswell, NM
     TCS - Truth or Cons., NM

FOXS41KWBC (FMRAMA)
     AMA - Amarillo, TX

FOXS42KWBC (FMRFFC)
     AHN - Athens, GA
     ATL - Atlanta, GA
     MCN - Macon, GA

FOXS43KWBC (FMRBMX)
     BHM - Birmingham, AL
     HSV - Huntsville, AL
     MGM - Montgomery, AL
      F O X S

FOXS44KWBC (FMROHX)
     BNA - Nashville, TN

FOXS45KWBC (FMRBRO)
     BRO - Brownsville, TX

FOXS46KWBC (FMRCRP)
     CRP - Corpus Christi, TX
     VCT - Victoria, TX

FOXS47KWBC (FMREPZ)
     ELP - El Paso, TX

FOXS48KWBC (FMRFWS)
     ACT - Waco, TX
     DFW - Dallas-Ft.Wrth, TX

FOXS49KWBC (FMRHGX)
     IAH - Houston, TX

FOXS50KWBC (FMRJAN)
     JAN - Jackson, MS
     MEI - Meridian, MS

FOXS51KWBC (FMRJAX)
     JAX - Jacksonville, FL

FOXS52KWBC (FMRLUB)
     LBB - Lubbock, TX

FOXS53KWBC (FMRLCH)
     LCH - Lake Charles, LA

FOXS54KWBC (FMRLZK)
     LIT - Little Rock, AR

FOXS55KWBC (FMRMAF)
     MAF - Midland, TX

FOXS56KWBC (FMRMEM)
     MEM - Memphis, TN

FOXS57KWBC (FMRAMX)
     EYW - Key West, FL
     MIA - Miami, FL
     PBI - W. Palm Beach, FL

FOXS58KWBC (FMRMLB)
     DAB - Daytona Beach, FL
     MCO - Orlando, FL

FOXS59KWBC (FMRMOB)
     MOB - Mobile, AL
     PNS - Pensacola, FL
F O X S / F O X W

FOXS60KWBC (FMRMRX)
     AVL - Asheville, NC
     CHA - Chattanooga, TN
     TRI - Bristol, TN
     TYS - Knoxville, TN

FOXS61KWBC (FMRLIX)
     BTR - Baton Rouge, LA
     MSY - New Orleans, LA

FOXS62KWBC (FMROUN)
     OKC - Oklahoma City, OK
     SPS - Wichita Falls, TX

FOXS63KWBC (FMREWX)
     AUS - Austin, TX
     DRT - Del Rio, TX
     SAT - San Antonio, TX

FOXS64KWBC (FMRSHV)
     LFK - Lufkin, TX
     SHV - Shreveport, LA

FOXS65KWBC (FMRSJT)
     ABI - Abilene, TX
     SJT - San Angelo, TX

FOXS66KWBC (FMRTLH)
     ABY - Albany, GA
     TLH - Tallahassee, FL

FOXS67KWBC (FMRTBW)
     FMY - Ft. Myers, FL
     TPA - Tampa, FL

FOXS68KWBC (FMRTSA)
     FSM - Fort Smith, AR
     TUL - Tulsa, OK

FOXW40KWBC (FMRBIL)
     BIL - Billings, MT
     MLS - Miles City, MT

FOXW41KWBC (FMRBOI)
     BNO - Burns, OR
     BOI - Boise, ID

FOXW42KWBC (FMREKA)
     ACV - Arcata, CA

FOXW43KWBC (FMRLKN)
     EKO - Elko, NV
     ELY - Ely, NV
     WMC - Winnemucca, NV
      F O X W

FOXW44KWBC (FMRHNX)
     BFL - Bakersfield, CA
     FAT - Fresno, CA

FOXW45KWBC (FMRFGZ)
     FLG - Flagstaff, AZ

FOXW46KWBC (FMROTX)
     GEG - Spokane, WA

FOXW47KWBC (FMRGGW)
     GGW - Glasgow, MT

FOXW48KWBC (FMRTFX)
     GTF - Great Falls, MT
     HLN - Helena, MT
     HVR - Havre, MT

FOXW49KWBC (FMRVEF)
     LAS - Las Vegas, NV

FOXW50KWBC (FMRLOX)
     LAX - Los Angeles, CA
     LGB - Long Beach, CA
     RIV - Riverside, CA

FOXW51KWBC (FMRMFR)
     MFR - Medford, OR
     OTH - North Bend, OR

FOXW52KWBC (FMRMSO)
     FCA - Kalispell, MT
     MSO - Missoula, MT

FOXW53KWBC (FMRPDT)
     PDT - Pendleton, OR
     RDM - Redmond, OR
     YKM - Yakima, WA

FOXW54KWBC (FMRPQR)
     AST - Astoria, OR
     EUG - Eugene, OR
     PDX - Portland, OR
     SLE - Salem, OR

FOXW55KWBC (FMRPSR)
     PHX - Phoenix, AZ
     YUM - Yuma, AZ

FOXW56KWBC (FMRPIH)
     MYL - McCall, ID
     PIH - Pocatello, ID

FOXW57KWBC (FMRREV)
     RDD - Redding, CA
     RNO - Reno, NV
F O X W  /  F O A K 2 0

FOXW58KWBC (FMRSTO)
     SAC - Sacramento, CA

FOXW59KWBC (FMRSGX)
     SAN - San Diego, CA

FOXW60KWBC (FMRSEW)
     HQM - Hoquiam, WA
     OLM - Olympia, WA
     SEA - Seattle-Tacoma, WA
     UIL - Quillayute, WA

FOXW61KWBC (FMRMTR)
     SFO - San Francisco, CA

FOXW62KWBC (FMRSLC)
     CDC - Cedar City, UT
     SLC - Salt Lake City, UT
   
FOXW63KWBC (FMRPWC)
     TUS - Tucson, AZ

FOAK20KWBC 
     ADQ - Kodiak, AK
     AKN - King Salmon, AK
     ANC - Anchorage, AK
     ANN - Annette Is., AK
     BET - Bethel, AK
     BIG - Big Delta, AK
     BRW - Barrow, AK
     BTI - Barter Is., AK 
     BTT - Bettles, AK
     CDB - Cold Bay, AK
     CDV - Cordova, AK
     DLG - Dillingham, AK
     ENA - Kenai, AK
     FAI - Fairbanks, AK
     GKN - Gulkana, AK
     HOM - Homer, AK
     JNU - Juneau, AK
     KTN - Ketchikan, AK
     MCG - McGrath, AK 
     OME - Nome, AK
     ORT - Northway, AK
     OTZ - Kotzebue, AK
     SCC - Deadhorse, AK
     SIT - Sitka, AK
     SNP - St. Paul Is., AK
     TKA - Talkeetna, AK
     VWS - Valdez, AK 
     YAK - Yakutat, AK
  5MK - McKinley Park, AK 5WT - Whittier, AK


 
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