15 min output
first 6-12 hours considered spin-up (tossed)
Ensemble members created through different initial conditions, physics parameterzations, also have used NARR and CFSR for BCs (analyses, rather than forecasts)
Case #1: 20150105
Case #2: 20150125-27
Case #3: 20160122-24
Case #4: 20150322
NDAS prepbufr files
NOHRSC? (new snowfall analysis)
NCEP radar mosaic data?
Cloud analyses? WWMCA?
SBU has snow camera data for 26-27 Jan 2015 case
Stage IV, CoCoRaHs, COOP sites, Metars, and HADS (http://www.nws.noaa.gov/oh/hads/WhatIsHADS.html) observations
National snowfall analysis, http://www.nohrsc.noaa.gov/nsa/, the point of contact is Greg Fall (gregory.Fall@noaa.gov)