Diagnostic verification and extremes: 1 st Breakout. Discussed the need for toolkit to build beyond current capabilities (e.g., NCEP) Identified (and began to address) 3 major questions:
Based on meta-data, including time-of-day, season, location, etc.
Based on other information from the model, such as temperature, wind direction, etc.
Based on feature such as location or strength of jet core; cyclone track; etc.