Nowcast

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Definitions

International Definitions

UNDHA
Nowcast: a description of current weather and a short-period (0-2 hours) forecast. [1]

Pronóstico momentáneo: Descripción del tiempo actual y previsión para un periodo breve (0-2 horas). [1]

Prévision immediate: Description du temps présent et prévision météorologique allant de O à 2 heures. [1]


European Definitions

CIPRNet project

Nowcast: a description of current weather and a short-period forecast. [2]

National Definitions

Australia

Nowcasting: predicting what will happen during the short-term (next several hours over scales of a few kilometres). [3]

Honduras

Nowcast: A short-term weather forecast, generally out to six hours or less. [4]
This is also called a Short Term Forecast.

India

Nowcasting: மிக� �-கிய கால வானிைல ��னறிவி"& [5]

United States

AMS
Nowcast: A short-term weather forecast, generally for the next few hours. [6]
The U.S. National Weather Service specifies zero to three hours, though up to six hours may be used by some.

See also

Notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Internationally agreed glossary of basic terms related to Disaster Management
  2. Nowcast data is used by CIPRNet's CIPCast tool
  3. Australian Bureau of Meteorology
  4. Honduras Maritime Weather Service - weather glossary
  5. Glossary of Meteorological Terms in Tamil
  6. American Meteorological Society (AMS) - glossary