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WRF Preprocessing System Updates

Version 3.2 of the WRF Pre-Processing System (WPS) was released on April 2, 2010.

WPS Version 3.2

New features and bug fixes

  • Add new utility program, height_ukmo, to compute 3d geopotential height field for UKMO data sets
  • Add support for gfortran on Intel-based Mac systems, and minor clean-up of other existing g95 and gfortran configuration options
  • Add support for Win64 (Cygwin with PGI compilers) (thanks to John Michalakes)
  • Convert ECMWF snow depth from meters to kg/m^2 as expected by real (thanks to Thomas Schwitalla)
  • Add Vtables for Met Office UM data and Navy NOGAPS data
  • Changes to processing of missing RH at upper levels: set RH to 0% in stratosphere and 5% in upper-troposphere
  • Correct GRIB code for SLP in Vtable.ARWp (thanks to Tanya Smirnova)
  • Convert RH in ECMWF pressure-level data sets to be with respect to liquid water
  • Changes to ungrib to comply with 2008 revisions to GRIB Table 3.2 (thanks to Brent Shaw)
  • Several fixes to projection and interpolation options in metgrid