2011 HFIP Demonstration

Project Overview

Each hurricane season HFIP will conduct an experiment, referred to as the Demonstration System or Demo System where the program attempts to demonstrate model capability including high resolution ensembles using both regional and global models that go well beyond the current capability of the operational global and regional models for the prediction of hurricanes.

During the 2011 Demonstration, the operational plan is to run a suite of models that were considered Stream 1.5 candidates as determined by the evaluation from the 2011 Retrospective HFIP Testing. Also, a new set of modified or new model configurations are also run as Stream 2 candidates. During the 2011 hurricane season, Stream 1.5 will include both global and regional models.