UKMETUnited Kingdom Meteorological (weather forecast model/office)
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Abbreviations are defined as follows: CLUE, Community Leveraged Unified Ensemble; SPC, Storm Prediction Center; NCAR, National Center for Atmospheric Research; UKMET, Met Office; NASA SPORT, National Aeronautics and Space Administration Short-term Prediction Research and Transition Center; AFWA, Air Force Weather Agency; GSD, Global Systems Division of NOAA's Earth System Research Laboratory; EMC, NOAA's Environmental Modeling Center; NSSL, National Severe Storms Laboratory; and CAPS, Center for Analysis and Prediction of Storms, (b) Timeline of CAM guidance milestones at the HWT since 2007.
Now, spanning Global Circulation Models (GCM's), ensemble models such as ECMWF, NOGAPS, UKMET, GFDL and many others, has led to increased understanding of tropical cyclone behavior.
In April 2015 the Air Force stated that it was abandoning its use and support of the WRF and GFS models and would use the UKMET model developed in the United Kingdom for all of its forecasts both regional and global.