Analysis valid 12:30pm EST 11 Jan 2011
Currently a low pressure system is affecting the midwest with winter weather advisories. Figure 1 shows the current radar image for the contiguous United States. Snow total amounts were predicted between 3-6 inches across central Indiana. Behind the system occurs a cold artic blast. California is currently dealing with scattered rain showers. The yellow lines indicate sea level pressure.
Figure 2: Sea Level pressure (yellow) and indicated precipitation type.
today's current weather graphic was produced by Brittany Herrholtz and Aaron Hurley