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Adding diabatic heating rates to WRF-ARW real outputs

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Hello WRF help,

I am setting up my namelist.input for some real simulations. I want diabatic heating rate to be one of the variables in the output files. To do this I found that I can:
iofield_filename = "myoutfields.txt" under &time_control section

Is that all I have to do? Do I create the myoutfield.txt document or is that WRF?
This topic has been moved from the Compiling section to the WRF Code Modification, as it's more appropriate here. Someone will respond to your post soon.

You have to create the file myoutfields.txt. It is a text file in the same directory as the namelist.input. You can either add variables you want to save or remove ones you don't want. The file contains something like this:


where here I am removing variables from the history 0 stream. To add use a + instead of a -
More detail about this option can be found here: