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Latest posts made by ColtonAxel
RE: Windy radar and satellite animation missing last 30min.
RE: A difference between reference time and update time
I think Reference time is the time when a model starts a new forecast block. The process consists of the following: Initialisation - data are entered into the model, this creates Initial conditions (initialisation time) and then model starts calculating conditions.