Forecaster Performance Criterion 2.1h

 

Forecasting thunderstorms

Performance Criterion Description:

The forecaster must apply meteorological knowledge and skill in forecasting thunderstorms 

 

Scenario:        

The forecaster is asked to assess convective potential within the area of responsibility then forecast thunderstorms, isolated CB or no convection accordingly. 

 

Evidence:

The forecaster must apply the appropriate forecasting techniques utilizing

conceptual models

numerical and statistical guidance

interpret remote sensing data

extrapolation

thermodynamic reasoning (including convective indices)

other

in order to