realtime Strato/Tropo

GFS 0.5° forecast
Zonal mean plots are run once a day at 0000 UTC
Polar plots are run twice a day at 0000 UTC and 1200 UTC.


Zonal mean zonal wind

500 hPa, DT, & 10 hPa

  • Black: 500 hPa height every 100 meters
  • Shaded: Potential temperature on the 2 PVU surface
  • White: 10 hPa height every 500 meters

Temperature

  • Layered maps of: 10 hPa, 50 hPa, & 100 hPa
  • Black: Height
  • Shaded: Temperature in °C

Standardized Height Anomalies

  • Anomalies are calculated from the GFS 0.5° forecast and the CFSR 0.5° climatology
  • Layered maps of: 10 hPa, 50 hPa, & 100 hPa
  • Black: Height
  • Shaded: Standardized height anomalies