Scientific and Technical Advancement

2000
Peter Neilley, Bill Myers, Missy Petty, Gerry Wiener, Greg Thompson, Shel Dalton, and Greg Young
Internal
Nominee

For development of the Dynamic, Integrated Forecast (DICast) system. DICast provides automated weather forecasts for a broad variety of applications around the world. Through a number of commercial vendors across the Internet, DICast satisfies an estimated 50 million forecast requests each day. The system integrates a variety of forecast tools, including National Weather Service statistical output, to provide site- and time-specific forecasts of exceptional accuracy.