Topics in Precipitation Type Forecasting

Topics in Precipitation Type Forecasting
• Explain the microphysics of snow crystal growth, the interaction of cloud water with cloud ice, and the important roles of dendrites and aggregation. • Apply microphysics knowledge to operational settings. • Apply partial thickness analysis for forecasting precipitation type. • Apply the top-down Method for forecasting precipitation type. • Understand the limitations of NWP models in precipitation type forecasts.