Summary of Comparisons Between the RUC Analysis and the NAM and GFS Forecasts at 03/01 06 UTC.

  • The RUC analysis indicated a sharper 500 mb trough lifting northeast along the east coast than either the NAM or GFS. The NAM appeared to be closer with the shape of the trough than the GFS.

  • The GFS was superior with the position of the low at 700 mb, indicating a location just south of New England (the NAM forecast a position over southeast Pennsylvania).

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