Hurricane WRF (HWRF) | Datasets

Required Datasets for the Irma test case for HWRF v4.0a

The required datasets for conducting five-day forecasts of Hurricane Irma initialized at September 5, 2017, 12 and 18 UTC are provided. The dataset should be used with v4.0a. Follow the links below to download the appropriate gzipped tar files.

The input files for other storms can be collected by the individual user. The following is a document which shows the sources for the HWRF input data files: HWRF_input_data_sources.pdf

Required Datasets for the Matthew test case for HWRF v3.9a

The required datasets for conducting five-day forecasts of Hurricane Matthew initialized at October 4, 2016, 00 and 06 UTC are provided. The dataset should be used with v3.9a. Follow the links below to download the appropriate gzipped tar files.

The input files for other storms can be collected by the individual user. The following is a document which shows the sources for the HWRF input data files: HWRF_input_data_sources.pdf

Required Datasets for the Gonzalo test case for HWRF v3.8a

The required datasets for conducting five-day forecasts of Hurricane Gonzalo initialized at October 14, 2014, 12 and 18 UTC are provided. The dataset should be used with v3.8a. Follow the links below to download the appropriate gzipped tar files.

The input files for other storms can be collected by the individual user. The following is a document which shows the sources for the HWRF input data files: HWRF_input_data_sources.pdf