Point-Stat Tool: Run
Next, run Point-Stat to compare a GRIB forecast to the NetCDF point observation output of the ASCII2NC tool.
-outdir . \
Point-Stat is now performing the verification tasks we requested in the configuration file. It should take less than a minute to run. You should see several status messages printed to the screen to indicate progress.
If you receive a syntax error such as the one listed below, review PointStatConfig_tutorial_run1 for an extra comma after the "}" on line number 59
cat_thresh = [ >273.0 ];
}, <---Remove the comma
DEBUG 1: Default Config File: /usr/local/met-9.0/share/met/config/PointStatConfig_default
DEBUG 1: User Config File: PointStatConfig_tutorial_run1
ERROR : yyerror() -> syntax error in file "/tmp/met_config_26760_0"
ERROR : line = 59
ERROR : column = 0
ERROR : text = "]"
ERROR : ];
ERROR : _____
Notice the more detailed information about which observations were used for each verification task. If you run Point-Stat and get fewer matched pairs than you expected, try using the -v 3 option to see why the observations were rejected.