METplus Release Notes

Users can view the Stages of the METplus Release Cycle section of the Release Guide for descriptions of the development releases (including beta releases and release candidates), official releases, and bugfix releases for the METplus Components.

METplus Wrappers Release Notes

When applicable, release notes are followed by the GitHub issue number which describes the bugfix, enhancement, or new feature: https://github.com/dtcenter/METplus/issues

METplus Version 5.0.0 Beta 2 Release Notes (2022-08-03)

  • Enhancements:

    • Enhance StatAnalysis wrapper to support now and today (#1669)

    • Clean up and make more readable use case configuration files (#1402)

    • Add support for creating multiple input datasets (#1694)

  • Bugfixes:

    • Make setting of METPLOTPY_BASE consistent for use cases (#1713)

METplus Version 5.0.0 Beta 1 Release Notes (2022-06-22)

  • Enhancements:

    • General:

      • Enhance MODE wrapper to support multi-variate MODE (#1585)

      • Allow FCST_IS_PROB variable setting specific to tool (FCST_<tool_name>_IS_PROB) (#1586)

      • Enhance climatology field settings to be consistent with fcst/obs field (#1599)

      • Update Hovmoeller Use case to use updated Hovmoeller plotting (#1650)

  • Bugfixes:

    • Add support for the {custom} loop string in the MODEL config variable (#1382)

    • Fix PCPCombine extra options removal of semi-colon (#1534)

    • Fix reset of arguments for some wrappers (i.e. GenEnsProd) after each run (#1555)

    • Enhance METDbLoad Wrapper to find MODE .txt files (#1608)

    • Add missing brackets around list variable values for StatAnalysis wrapper (#1641)

    • Allow NA value for <TOOL-NAME>_CLIMO_[MEAN/STDEV]_DAY_INTERVAL (#1653)

  • New Wrappers: None

  • New Use Cases: None

  • Documentation:

  • Internal:

    • Document GitHub Discussions procedure for the Contributor’s Guide (#1159)

    • Create a METplus “Release Guide” describing how to build releases for the METplus components (#673)

    • Update documentation about viewing RTD URLs on branches (#1512)