Removal of Content Advisory - April 2024

Advisory to Hurricane WRF (HWRF) users: As of the beginning of April 2024, all support assets for Hurricane WRF (HWRF) will be removed from the DTC website. Users should download all reference materials of interest prior to April 2024.

Hurricane WRF (HWRF) | Terms of Use


The WRF atmospheric model was developed by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) which is operated by the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR).

The Princeton Ocean Model for Tropical Cyclones (POM-TC) was developed at Princeton University and the University of Rhode Island (URI).

GSI was developed jointly at NOAA, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), and NCAR.

The NCEP Coupler, the GFDL Vortex Tracker, and the HWRF Vortex Initialization softwares were developed by NOAA.

NOAA, NCAR, UCAR, NASA, Princeton University and URI make no proprietary claims, either statutory or otherwise, to this version and release of the codes above and consider these codes to be in the public domain for use by any person or entity for any purpose without any fee or charge. It is requested that any user of the codes above include this notice on any partial or full copies of the codes. This code is provided on an "AS IS" basis and any warranties, either expressed or implied, including but not limited to implied warranties of non-infringement, originality, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, are disclaimed. In no event shall UCAR be liable for any damages, whatsoever, whether direct, indirect, consequential or special, that arise out of or in connection with the access, use or performance of this code, including infringement actions."