HW 3 - Kathryn Shrader Section 31 Homework #3 Forecast Map...

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Kathryn Shrader Section 31 Homework #3 Forecast Map for 00Z, Friday, February 15, 2008 Part Ia A weak trough extends from Alaska to over the Pacific Ocean, where a closed low is located. A strong ridge extends from the coast of northern California, Oregon, and Washington to the western part of British Columbia. The ridge continues toward a closed low. On the borders of South Dakota, Wyoming, and Nebraska, a strong trough extends over a closed low toward Baja California, Mexico and over the Pacific Ocean. On the opposite side of the country, a strong trough extends from a closed low in northeastern Canada, continues over Maine and into the Atlantic Ocean. Just east of this strong trough is a strong ridge in the Atlantic Ocean, which heads north parallel to the eastern coast of the United States and Canada. Part Ib The 500 mb height over Tucson is about 5460 m. Expect below average temperatures because this is lower then average height of 5680 m for this time of year. Forecast Map for 00Z, Monday, February 18, 2008 Part Ia There is a weak trough that extends from a closed low north of Alaska to the
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This note was uploaded on 05/05/2008 for the course NATS 101 taught by Professor Allister during the Spring '08 term at University of Arizona- Tucson.

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HW 3 - Kathryn Shrader Section 31 Homework #3 Forecast Map...

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