Weather and Forecasting


Volume 36, Issue 1

About the Journal

Weather and Forecasting (WAF) publishes research that is relevant to operational forecasting. This includes papers on significant weather events, forecasting techniques, forecast verification, model parameterizations, data assimilation, model ensembles, statistical postprocessing techniques, the transfer of research results to the forecasting community, and the societal use and value of forecasts. The scope of WAF includes research relevant to forecast lead times ranging from short-term “nowcasts” through seasonal time scales out to approximately two years.

ISSN: 0002-8156; elSSN: 1520-0434

Editor in Chief

Gary Lackmann, North Carolina State University

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2019 Journal Impact Factors in the Meteorology and Atmospheric Science category

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A Revised Bourgouin Precipitation-Type Algorithm

Kevin Birk, Eric Lenning, Kevin Donofrio, and Matt Friedlein
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Verifying and Redefining the Weather Prediction Center’s Excessive Rainfall Outlook Forecast Product

Michael J. Erickson, Benjamin Albright, and James A. Nelson
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Development and Calibration of Seasonal Probabilistic Forecasts of Ice-free Dates and Freeze-up Dates

Arlan Dirkson, Bertrand Denis, Michael Sigmond, and William J. Merryfield
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Sub-seasonal precipitation prediction for Africa: Forecast evaluation and sources of predictability

Felipe M. de Andrade, Matthew P. Young, David MacLeod, Linda C. Hirons, Steven J. Woolnough, and Emily Black
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Subseasonal prediction performance for austral summer South American rainfall

Nicholas P. Klingaman, Matthew Young, Amulya Chevuturi, Bruno Guimaraes, Liang Guo, Steven J. Woolnough, Caio A. S. Coelho, Paulo Y. Kubota, and Christopher E. Holloway
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Improving predictions of surface air temperature anomalies over Japan by Selective Ensemble Mean technique

J. V. Ratnam, Takeshi Doi, Yushi Morioka, Pascal Oettli, Masami Nonaka, and Swadhin K. Behera
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ARPEGE Cloud Cover Forecast Post-Processing with Convolutional Neural Network

Florian Dupuy, Olivier Mestre, Mathieu Serrurier, Valentin Kivachuk Burdá, Michaël Zamo, Naty Citlali Cabrera-Gutiérrez, Mohamed Chafik Bakkay, Maud-Alix Mader, Guillaume Oller, and Jean-Christophe Jouhaud
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Real-time identification of equatorial waves and evaluation of waves in global forecasts

Gui-Ying Yang, Samantha Ferrett, Steve Woolnough, John Methven, and Chris Holloway
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A simulated radar reflectivity calculation method in numerical weather prediction models

Yuxiao Chen, Jing Chen, Dehui Chen, Zhizhen Xu, Jie Sheng, and Fajing Chen
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Severe Convective Windstorms in Europe: Climatology, Preconvective Environments, and Convective Mode

George P. Pacey, David M. Schultz, and Luis Garcia-Carreras
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Subseasonal deterministic prediction skill of low-level geopotential height affecting southern Africa

Christien J. Engelbrecht, Steven Phakula, Willem A. Landman, and Francois A. Engelbrecht
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AROME-MetCoOp: A Nordic Convective-Scale Operational Weather Prediction Model

Malte Müller, Mariken Homleid, Karl-Ivar Ivarsson, Morten A. Ø. Køltzow, Magnus Lindskog, Knut Helge Midtbø, Ulf Andrae, Trygve Aspelien, Lars Berggren, Dag Bjørge, Per Dahlgren, Jørn Kristiansen, Roger Randriamampianina, Martin Ridal, and Ole Vignes
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Track Uncertainty in High-Resolution HWRF Ensemble Forecasts of Hurricane Joaquin

Ghassan J. Alaka Jr., Xuejin Zhang, Sundararaman G. Gopalakrishnan, Zhan Zhang, Frank D. Marks, and Robert Atlas
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Performance of the New NCEP Global Ensemble Forecast System in a Parallel Experiment

Xiaqiong Zhou, Yuejian Zhu, Dingchen Hou, Yan Luo, Jiayi Peng, and Richard Wobus
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Storm Surge Ensemble Prediction for the City of Venice

Riccardo Mel and Piero Lionello

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