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Thunderstorm-composie archive back online Thunderstorm composite charts, based on 3h-forecasts of 12Z GFS runs for 15UTC, are back online archived in the section "Misc.". Past years are also available back until 2008.
GFS Meteogram generator Added a meteogram generator for the GFS, too. The meteograms are generated live via map click and cover the coming 6 days. The generation is now also speed-up, except for locations outside of Europe (still ca. 2 min).
GFS upgrade successful
The National Center for Environmental Prediction (NCEP) has successfully upgraded its Global Forecast
System (GFS). This update includes higher resolution output (now 0.25°) and better model physics,
e.g. snow depth, clouds and near-surface temperature and winds.
More details: NCEP bulletin