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Acronyms and Abbreviations

3DVar 3-dimensional variational

4DVar 4-dimensional variational

AHPS Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service

AMS American Meteorological Society

ARS Agricultural Research Service

BASC Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate

CASA Collaborative Adaptive Sensing of the Atmosphere

CCSM Community Climate System Model

CFD computational fluid dynamics

CHI Communicating Hurricane Information

CHPS Community Hydrologic Prediction System

CHyMP Community Hydrologic Modeling Platform

CONUS contiguous United States

DHM distributed hydrologic model

DMIP Distributed Model Intercomparison Project

DOD U.S. Department of Defense

DOE U.S. Department of Energy

DOT U.S. Department of Transportation

ECMWF European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts

EIA U.S. Energy Information Agency

EMC Environmental Modeling Center

EnKF ensemble Kalman filter

ENSO El Niño–Southern Oscillation

EOC emergency operations center



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C Acronyms and Abbreviations 3DVar 3-dmensonal varatonal 4DVar 4-dmensonal varatonal AHPs Advanced Hydrologc Predcton servce AMs Amercan Meteorologcal socety ARs Agrcultural Research servce BAsc Board on Atmospherc scences and clmate cAsA collaboratve Adaptve sensng of the Atmosphere ccsM communty clmate system Model cFD computatonal flud dynamcs cHI communcatng Hurrcane Informaton cHPs communty Hydrologc Predcton system cHyMP communty Hydrologc Modelng Platform conUs contguous Unted states DHM dstrbuted hydrologc model DMIP Dstrbuted Model Intercomparson Project DoD U.s. Department of Defense Doe U.s. Department of energy Dot U.s. Department of transportaton ecMWF european centre for Medum-Range Weather Forecasts eIA U.s. energy Informaton Agency eMc envronmental Modelng center enKF ensemble Kalman filter enso el nño–southern oscllaton eoc emergency operatons center 163

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164 164 WHen WeAtHeR MAtteRs ePcc envronmental Predcton n canadan ctes esRL earth systems Research Laboratory FAA Federal Avaton Admnstraton FIM finte-volume horzontal transport FnMoc Fleet numercal Meteorology and oceanography center GFs Global Forecast system GIs geographc nformaton system GPs Global Postonng system HMt Hydrometeorologcal testbed HPc hgh-performance computng HPc Hydrometeorologcal Predcton center IWRss Integrated Water Resources scence and servces Les large eddy smulaton Mcs mesoscale convectve system MHeWs Mult-Hazard early Warnng system MMs Modular Modelng system MsA metropoltan statstcal area µsA mcropoltan statstcal area nAsA natonal Aeronautcs and space Admnstraton ncAR natonal center for Atmospherc Research nceP natonal centers for envronmental Predcton neXRAD next-Generaton Radar nextGen next Generaton Ar transportaton system nIcAM nonhydrostatc Icosahedral Atmospherc Model noAA natonal oceanc and Atmospherc Admnstraton noGAPs navy operatonal Global Atmospherc Predcton system nRc natonal Research councl nReL natonal Renewable energy Laboratory nsAB noAA scence Advsory Board nsF natonal scence Foundaton nWP numercal weather predcton nWs natonal Weather servce

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APPenDIX c 165 o2R operatons to research oHD office of Hydrologc Development PBL planetary boundary layer PDt Prospectus Development team PRoBcAst Probablty Forecast Program PV photovoltac QPe quanttatve precptaton estmaton QPF quanttatve precptaton forecast R2o research to operatons RF rado frequency RFc Rver Forecast center sAc-sMA sacramento sol Mosture Accountng sIP socetal Impacts Program snoteL snowpack teLemetry ssWIM socal scence Woven nto Meteorology tIGGe tHoRPeX Interactve Grand Global ensemble UcAR Unversty corporaton for Atmospherc Research UHF ultrahgh frequency UsAce U.s. Army corps of engneers UsGs U.s. Geologcal survey UsWRP U.s. Weather Research Program VHI very hgh mpact VoRteX2 Verficaton of the orgns of Rotaton n tornadoes experment WAs*Is Weather and socety*Integrated studes WAteRs Water and envronmental Research systems WcRP World clmate Research Program WMo World Meteorologcal organzaton WRF Weather Research and Forecastng Model WsR Weather servce Radar

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