February 2018 – Sub-Seasonal Forecast Success

A notable late winter cold outbreak over Europe was successfully anticipated by World Climate Service sub-seasonal forecast guidance.  Beginning in early January, WCS sub-seasonal outlooks identified a threat of cold at some point in February, and the risk was more clearly defined in subsequent guidance; by early February, confidence was high that a prominent cold spell would emerge.

Read more in a discussion from WCS partner MeteoGroup:

https://www.meteogroup.com/meteogroup-successfully-predicted-extreme-european-cold-6-weeks-advance-0

 

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