Requirement #698 


For variable: Wind gust

In application: Nowcasting / VSRF

Goal Breakthrough Threshold
Uncertainty 1 m.s-1  1.7 m.s-1  5 m.s-1 
Stability/decade (if applicable)
Horizontal Resolution 1 km 5 km 20 km
Vertical Resolution
Observing Cycle 60 sec 10 min 60 min
Timeliness 60 sec 10 min 60 min


Validated: 4/15/13 Source: P. Ambrosetti
Comment: Near sensitive or populated areas requirements are more strict than elsewhere Confidence: reasonable
Def: :Not firm, but based on a strong heritage of experiments with similar data
  • Domain: Terrestrial
    • Subdomain: Land surface
      • Variable: Wind gust
        • Applicable (vertical) layers:
          • Near Surface
        • Horizontal Coverage: Global land