Friday, July 30, 2010

300th post

Weather Word

Model Names

NAM- North American Model
GFS- Global Forecasting System

NAM and GFS model runs

NAM: The NAM model displays rain in our area in the 36-57 hour periods, also known as Saturday afternoon through Sunday afternoon has rain. On Saturday and possibly very late evening on Saturday there could be occasional showers popping up in our area.

GFS: The GFS model displays rain during hours 30-54, which is also known as one full day in Saturday afternoon till Sunday Afternoon. Showers will be present Friday afternoon this week, but will be extremely scattered if not isolated.

Summary: Both models are predicting rain throughout the weekend.