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ATS 541: Daily Weather Lab II (aka Introduction to Mesoscale Meteorology)

Odds & Ends

Lab 2

QG diagnostics from Tom Galarneau's site, as "solutions" to questions 1 and 2:

Term A, traditional omega equation: 0000 UTC 0600 UTC 1200 UTC

Term B, traditional omega equation: 0000 UTC 0600 UTC 1200 UTC

Total RHS of traditional omega equation: 0000 UTC 0600 UTC 1200 UTC

Sutcliffe-Trenberth form of the omega equation (advection of vorticity by thermal wind): 0000 UTC 0600 UTC 1200 UTC

Q-vector form of the omega equation: 0000 UTC 0600 UTC 1200 UTC

Lab 3

Text of forecast sounding for lab 3: FWD, 12 UTC 18 February.

Lab 4

GFS analysis file, 0000 UTC 12 February 2012. (right-click and save the file)

Plot of 250-hPa isotachs (m/s, colored) and ageostrophic wind barbs

Animation of CM1 density-current simulation: Vertical section at y=0 of potential temperature perturbation (K, colored), pressure perturbation (contoured every 0.5 hPa starting at 0.5), and density-current-relative wind vectors.

Severe weather cases

Case 1

Case 2

Case 3

Case 4

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