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Adv. Sci. Res., 14, 187-194, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/asr-14-187-2017
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30 Jun 2017
Impact of the assimilation of lightning data on the precipitation forecast at different forecast ranges
Stefano Federico et al.

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This study investigates the impact of using lightning data on the precipitation forecast at different forecast ranges (3–24 h). Twenty case studies, occurred over Italy in fall 2012, are selected to show the impact. Results show the important and positive impact of using lightning data to improve the precipitation forecast. The time range, however, is very important because the performance decreases steadily and substantially with forecasting time.
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