Tropical C-LIM Forecasts : 2-7 month leads

(Experimental NOAA/ESRL PSL and CIRES/CDC Forecast)

NEWC-LIM VERSION 2.0: Now with 1) 200 and 850 mb winds (including vertical shear), 2) 5-day running means, 3) finer (2 degree) latitude resolution.

Pentads 12, 18, 24, 30, 36, 42

Standard disclaimer: these forecasts are experimental. NOAA/PSL and CIRES/CDC are not responsible for any loss occasioned by the use of these forecasts.

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