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