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Error while running WRF: error opening wrfinput for writing


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taskid: 0 hostname: aase02
module_io_quilt_old.F 2931 T
Ntasks in X 1 , ntasks in Y 1
Configuring physics suite 'conus'

mp_physics: 8* 8*
cu_physics: 1* 1*
ra_lw_physics: 4* 4*
ra_sw_physics: 4* 4*
bl_pbl_physics: 1* 1*
sf_sfclay_physics: 1* 1*
sf_surface_physics: 2* 2*

(* = option overrides suite setting)
Domain # 1: dx = 9000.000 m
Domain # 2: dx = 3000.000 m
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Parent domain
ids,ide,jds,jde 1 249 1 192
ims,ime,jms,jme -4 254 -4 197
ips,ipe,jps,jpe 1 249 1 192
DYNAMICS OPTION: Eulerian Mass Coordinate
alloc_space_field: domain 1 , 1833695132 bytes allocated
d01 2018-08-14_00:00:00 Timing for input 1 s.
d01 2018-08-14_00:00:00 flag_soil_layers read from met_em file is 1
d01 2018-08-14_00:00:00 Turning off use of MAX WIND level data in vertical interpolation
d01 2018-08-14_00:00:00 Turning off use of TROPOPAUSE level data in vertical interpolation
Bathymetry dataset from GEBCO Compilation Group. Please acknowledge the following in presentations and publications: GEBCO Compilation Group (2021) GEBCO 2021 Grid (doi:10.5285/c6612cbe-50b3-0cff-e053-6c86abc09f8f).
Max map factor in domain 1 = 1.03. Scale the dt in the model accordingly.
Using sfcprs3 to compute psfc
d01 2018-08-14_00:00:00 No average surface temperature for use with inland lakes
Assume Noah LSM input
d01 2018-08-14_00:00:00 forcing artificial silty clay loam at 149 points, out of 47368
d01 2018-08-14_00:00:00 Timing for processing 1 s.
-------------- FATAL CALLED ---------------
REAL: error opening wrfinput for writing
application called MPI_Abort(MPI_COMM_WORLD, 1) - process 0
[unset]: PMIU_write error; fd=-1 buf=:cmd=abort exitcode=1 message=application called MPI_Abort(MPI_COMM_WORLD, 1) - process 0
system msg for write_line failure : Bad file descriptor

Can you upload your namelist.input for me to take a look? Which version of WRF are you running? What is the input data for this case?
i am using WRF V 4.5.1 and i have used GFS data (0.25 degree) for initialization. my run time is 18 hours. from 2018-08-18-14-00:00:00 to 2018-08-14-18:00:00.

I cannot possibly understand why the error is coming. my WPS also ran without giving any error. PLEASE HELP :(


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Your namelist.input looks fine. GFS data have been widely used to force WRF run and I am perplexed that GFS data doesn't work in this case.

The only possibility is that the GFS data you downloaded could be incomplete. Can you obtain GFS data from CISL RDA (NCAR RDA Dataset ds084.1), then rerun WPS to produce met_em files? let me know if you still have the same issue.