Table 1: NWP model description.

Version3.1 ARW
Domains3
Spatial resolution (domains)27 km 9 km 3 km
Grid points (domains)
Temporal resolution (domains)3 h 3 h 30 min
Vertical levels35
Microphysical schemeGoddard scheme
Radiation scheme (long/short) RRTM scheme/Dudhia scheme
Cumulus parameterization (dom 1) Grell-Devenyi ensemble scheme
Surface layer optionMonin-Obukhov scheme
Land schemeUnified Noah land-surface model
Boundary layer optionYSU scheme
Innermost domain coordinates−11 E to 5 E, 35 N to 45 N