Scheduled Maintenance - June 4

  • We will be undergoing some maintenance to our website on Thursday, June 4, around 11 am MST.  Our site will be unavailable for a period of time while we are making a web server change.
  • Sorry for the inconvenience. We’ll be back up and running as fast as possible.

Verification Methods for Cloud Cover


Methods developed in Model Evaluation Tools (MET) and R-project statists package were applied to Total Cloud Fraction (TCDC) data provided by the United States Air Force 557th Weather Wing. Multiple forecasts were used in the assessment. Additionally, the assessment was performed using the World Wide Merge Cloud Analysis (WWMCA) and the WWMCA Reanalysis products.