Model for Prediction Across Scales (MPAS) 3 km Output

  3.0 km Domain from 0 to 36 hours Every 12 Hours

  • Configuration
    • RAP Initial Conditions
    • RAP Boundary Conditions
    • 3 km Horizontal Grid Spacing (limited area domain grid extracted from global 3 km Voronoi mesh)
    • 50 Vertical Levels
    • Non-hydrostatic Dynamics
    • No Convective Scheme (explicit)
    • WSM6 Single-moment 6-class Microphysics Scheme
    • YSU PBL Scheme
    • Noah Land Surface Model w/Monin-Obukhov Surface Layer Scheme
    • RRTMG Long Wave Radiation Scheme
    • RRTMG Shortwave Radiation Scheme
  • Details on the MPAS modeling system can be found at

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