Short Range Forecast

A system will bring mixed precip and snow to the Memphis area. Totals for the sytem are expected to be around 1.5 in liquid. At forcast hour 45, it may mix with some freezing rain/sleet. By fh 48, the system should switch to all snow, precip will be around .5-.6in at that time.

Temperature Advection Decreasing With Height

The 850mb temperature advection by wind calculated to be 16.7 C/day in central Mississippi.

500mb temperature advection by wind calculated to be 5.4 C/day in the same location.

Difference in forcing.

Q-vector

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