Gaston - Summary

  • Pronounced upper-level jet entrance region coupled with a low-level front.

  • Moderate, surface-based instability.

  • Weak low-level Өe advection (20 kt low-level jet).

  • Mid-level shear (3-6 km) around 10 kts.

  • Warm cloud depth around 3 km.

  • Precipitable water around 1.6 inches.

  • Heaviest rain in the hilly terrain of northern Oneida county southwest to the southern edge of the Syracuse area.

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