12/28/00 1200 UTC Analysis (Below Images)


December 28, 2000 1200 UTC Water Vapor Satellite Imagery
Water Vapor Imagery
December 28, 2000 1200 UTC Infrared Satellite Imagery
Infrared Imagery
December 28, 2000 1200 UTC 300 Mb
300 Mb
December 28, 2000 1200 UTC 500 Mb
500 Mb
  • 3 Features are affecting the eastern half of the U.S., one in the Dakotas, one in eastern Texas, and another in New England.
  • A weaker jet streak is beginning to dive southeast through Montana associated with the upper low in the Dakotas that eventually becomes the primary upper energy interacting with the big northeast U.S. snowstorm 2 days later.
  • A high-amplitude 500 Mb ridge is positioned along the west coast of the U.S.

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