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UI Atmospheric Sciences

Daily real-time forecasts at the University of Illinois Department of Atmospheric Sciences:
  1. Chicago: 1.5-km grid spacing over northeast IL
  2. Illinois: 3-km grid spacing over Illinois and nearby states
  3. Long-range: 10-km forecast out to 7 days for the N. Plains / Midwest
  4. Ensemble: 9-km ensembles with varied IC/BC data and physics
All utilize 60 vertical levels (59 layers). Cycle times vary. Project lead: Dr. Brian Jewett, U.I. Atmospheric Sciences.
Current work (Aug. 2019): Study of recent, hard-forecast-problem tornado day Mon. 8/12/2019

Wed Sep 18

Click on any region's map below to access forecast products
Chicago: 1.5-km, 48 hr Illinois: 3-km, 42 hr Long-range: 10-km, 165 hr Ensemble: 9-km
still in testing.