Snow load forecasting algorithm

The algorithm forecasts the amount of snow load and hoar load on canopy and transmission lines depending on present weather conditions.

Description & Technical Information

Description

The algorithm forecasts the amount of snow load and hoar load on canopy and transmission lines depending on present weather conditions based on observations and forecast fields of i) surface temperature, ii) mean wind speed iii) wind direction and iv) 1h precipitation.

Technical information

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Developer Finnish Meteorological Institute (FMI)

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