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Comparison of Several Numerical Methods for Fog Prediction

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Several methods for visibility calculation for fog forecasting are discussed, including a method suggested by the authors. We use the WRF-ARW model to obtain the necessary meteorological information. The forecasts are estimated using data with a high spatial resolution from European Synoptic stations. The analysis of the methods shows a generally satisfactory quality of forecasts for this phenomenon.

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The work was partly supported by the Russian Foundation for Basic Research (grant nos. 16-05-00704, 18-35-00044 mol_a, and 16-05-00822 a).

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Zarochentsev, G.A., Rubinstein, K.G., Bychkova, V.I. et al. Comparison of Several Numerical Methods for Fog Prediction. Atmos Ocean Opt 32, 193–201 (2019).

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