January 2005 Case

  • Again, strong boundary / convergence zone appeared to play a key role

    • Thermal gradient set up between arctic air spilling down from the NE and slightly "modified" air downwind from Lake Ontario

  • Deep moisture and steep low-level lapse rates

  • Terrain enhancement

  • Some synoptic-scale support

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Main contributing ingredients for January 2005 case.

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