The UFS community is proud to announce the public release of the UFS Short-Range Weather Application v2.0.0 (SRW App) on 06/23/2022. A news article about the release has been published at the EPIC-NOAA website: https://epic.noaa.gov/short-range-weather-application-srw-2-0-0-released/ .
This newly updated weather application is designed for short range (up to two days) regional forecasts located anywhere on the globe. It contains the Common Community Physics Package (CCPP) v6.0.0, version 10.1.0 of the Unified Post Processor (UPP) and version 3.0.0 of the UFS Weather Model.
More detailed outline of the SRW Application and its components prepared for its first release could be found at https://ufscommunity.org/news/srwa, and is pending updates about the most recent features of the App.
The SRW documentation for this release 2.0.0 has been significantly enhanced and numerous test cases with all associated data files are now available to the public. The User’s Guide found at https://ufs-srweather-app.readthedocs.io/en/release-public-v2 leads the users through the steps to download, build, and run this highly portable application on a variety of platforms, from the HPC systems to cloud environments to Ubuntu Linux and Mac OS systems.
The model code is available through the GitHub repository https://github.com/ufs-community/ufs-srweather-app, and support available through the UFS forums https://forums.ufscommunity.org/.
The SRW App results from a collaboration between several cooperative institutes and universities, the Developmental Testbed Center (DTC), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and its Earth Prediction Innovation Center (EPIC).