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HWRF datasets

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

Required Datasets for the Gonzalo test case for HWRF v3.7a

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 v3.7a. 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 Sandy test case for HWRF 3.6a

The required datasets for conducting five-day forecasts of Hurricane Sandy initialized at October 28, 2012, 06 and 12 UTC are provided. The dataset should be used with v3.6a. 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 Sandy test case for HWRFv3.5a,b

The required datasets for conducting five-day simulations of Hurricane Sandy initialized at October 28, 2012, 06 and 12 UTC are provided. Follow the links below to download the appropriate gzipped tar files.

Downloaded and unpack the tar files into a directory called datasets.

Required Datasets for the Soulik test case for HWRFv3.5a,b

The required datasets for conducting five-day simulations of Hurricane Soulik initialized at July 9, 2013, 12 UTC are provided. Follow the links below to download the appropriate gzipped tar files.


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