2015 HFIP Demonstration | Graphic Files | Atlantic Basin

Plots of track guidance delivered by modeling groups participating in the 2015 HFIP Demonstration System and included in the TCMT Stream 2 Ensemble Mean (T2MN) are made available for download to the larger HFIP community from this website. The track guidance are displayed using both regional and storm scale domains. Four-character Identifiers (IDs) have been assigned to each participating model or consensus configuration. The ID tabs provide information about each configuration and its corresponding ID.

Global Model IDs


Stream 2.0

Late Early Offset Model
FIM9 FM9I Variable 15 km FIM

Regional Model IDs


Stream 2.0

Late Early Offset Model
A3UT A3UI Variable 3 km WRF/ARW/UTAH
APSU APSI Variable 3 km WRF/ARW/PSU (All Recon [Tail Doppler Radar + FL + Drops])
CTCX CXTI Variable 5 km COAMPS-TC
GPnn, where nn=00-09 GnnI, where nn=00-09 Variable GFDL Ensemble
(internal vortex tracker)
GPMN GPMI Variable GFDL Ensemble Mean, Computation of the ensemble mean applied at each lead time where 40% of the members a re available
GTnn, where nn=00-09 TnnI, where nn=00-09 Variable GFDL Ensemble
(external vortex tracker)
GTMN GTMI Variable GFDL Ensemble Mean
(external vortex tracker)
H3HW H3WI Full HWRF basin scale
HECT HECI Variable HEDAS with No Data Assimilated
HEDS HEDI Variable Aircraft + Satellite Retrievals
HWnn, where nn=00-20 HnnI, where nn=00-20 Full HWRF Regional Hurricane Ensemble
HWMN HWMI Full HWRF Regional Hurricane Ensemble Mean, Computation of the ensemble mean applied when at least half of the members (i.e. 10) are present
PSnn, where nn=01-10 PnnI, where nn=01-10 Variable 3 km WRF/ARW/PSU Ensemble forecasts initialized with APSU perturbations
UWN4 UW4I Variable 4 km UW-NMS
UW5n, where n=A-H UWnI, where n=A-H Variable 5.6 km UW-NMS Ensemble
UWMN UWMI Variable 5.6 km UW-NMS Ensemble Mean

Consensus IDs


Stream 2.0

Late Early Offset Model
MMSE MMSI Variable FSU Superensemble
---- SPC3 n/a SPICE 6-member statistical consensus