Fig 2. Analyses from the eta model initialized at 0000 UTC 9 November, 1996 for  A). MSL pressure (contoured every 2mb), 1000-500mb thickness (contoured every 5dam) and winds greater than or equal to 25 kts.,  and B). 850mb heights (contoured every 30dam), and winds greater than 30 kts.   Wind conditions are more favorable for a southward flight, but there is still some rain around.