12/30/00 0000 UTC Analysis


December 30, 2000 0000 UTC Water Vapor Satellite Imagery
December 30, 2000 0000 UTC Infrared Satellite Imagery
December 30, 2000 0000 UTC 300 Mb
December 30, 2000 1200 UTC 500 Mb
  • Upper impulse approaching Pacific Northwest helping to deamplify the western U.S. upper ridge
  • Trailing 300 Mb jetstreak tracking through Arkansas and Mississippi
  • Upper impulse denoted by elongated darkening feature in water vapor imagery through Arkansas, Mississippi and Alabama
  • Leading 300 Mb jet streak in western North Carolina associated with increasing upper divergence, also seen in expanding cloud mass into northeastern U.S.

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