Van Leer - Lucko Short Term

Short Term Forecast Analysis - valid 1pm EST 24 Feb 2011

This short term forecast focuses on the coming precipitation event for Thursday night and Friday morning.  This analysis used the traditional form of the QG omega equation to diagnose forcing for vertical motion.  Shown below are these graphs. We calculated by

a) Temperature advection at forecast hour 12 (00Z Friday)
b) Vorticity advection at forecast hour 12 (00Z Friday)
c) 850mb height, temps and winds (06Z Friday)
d) 500mb heights absolute vorticity (06Z Friday)
e) Tempearture advection at forecast hour 18 (06Z Friday)
f) Vorticity advection at forecast hour 18 (06Z Friday)
g) KLAF forecast sounding for 06Z Friday
h) KLAF forecast sounding for 12Z Friday
 

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