The ATMO 203 Class Page

Instructor and Course Information:

Larry Hopper
Office: O&M 1011
Office hours: Wednesdays from 3:00-5:00pm and by scheduled appointment

Spring 2010 Syllabus
Spring 2010 Course Schedule
Tuesday & Thursday, 9:35-10:25 a.m (O&M 1201)

-Quiz 5 will be held at the beginning of class on Thursday, April 29th. You may bring a 3 by 5 or 4 by 6 notecard to the quiz.
Remember that your grade on Quiz 5 will also replace your lowest quiz score for the semester.
-Your Career Paper is due on Thursday, April 29th by 3pm.
-Lab 7 on sounding diagrams is due on Thursday, April 29th by 3pm.

Current Forecasting City and Data Page:
Amarillo, TX (AMA) from April 5th-23rd
Forecasts are due on Mon., Tues., Thurs., and Fri. for the following day by 7pm local time (0000 UTC).
We are not forecasting on Wednesday (for Thursday 1am-Friday 1am) for this city.


Enter WxChallenge Forecast

Check WxChallenge Standings

Weather Challenge Home Page

Three helpful links:
Real-Time weather and model data page provided by NCAR
Current Model Output Statistics (MOS) page provided by the NWS
Quantitative Precipitation Forecasts from the National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP)


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UA Charts




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**Note: North American Model (NAM) has been upgraded to the WRF-NMM from the old ETA model. A few sites have old ETA links, but these links will take you to WRF-NMM model data. We will discuss this change briefly during class, but feel free to ask me questions if you have any.**




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