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Meteorological Development Laboratory

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. 

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Presently we are working on developing a new MRF MOS guidance package.


Last Updated March 7, 2001

National Weather Service
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Meteorological Development Laboratory
Statistical Modeling Branch
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Silver Spring, MD 20910
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