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Pattern January 2020 - Operation Thaw Alaska

GeorgiaGirl

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That maybe would've been REALLY golden if that energy that I spotted on the vort maps didn't split...as it is it's still a good winter storm, and with how it looks with that big HP, there'd definitely probably be more wintry for longer...

Either way, we keep seeing the potential for this week.
 

Ollie Williams

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If we could have gotten that ridge to move a tad west, so the 50/50 low could stay, then this would have been a big-dog.
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Unfortunately the wave around BC is causing the ridge to move east. If we can somehow eliminate that, it’s game on.


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If we could have gotten that ridge to move a tad west, so the 50/50 low could stay, then this would have been a big-dog.
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Between this run and last at least it looks to have. Still lots of time to pull it a bit more west. It's like trying to angle a slide perfectly to land in the pool and make a cannonball. Too close and you'll miss. But at just the right position we can land it. I think another 100 to 200 or so miles and we're golden
 

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GFS nor any model will not have a clue about where to focus all the energy yet. It is Looking more likely we will have a good cold air source and some southern stream lift. I’ll be watching to see if the trough will have that ever so slight west to east northeast orientation Larry always harps about so that we can get the energy to go just under the cold air without getting squashed. As always , hard to score here but has potential.
 

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There is way too much going on. Multiple waves. Multiple areas under threat from Texas to Florida. Gonna be a crazy week of solutions ranging from nothing to a blizzard.
 

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Should a thread be started soon?
I honestly think it should be for early next weeks threat.. it is clear what we’re looking at here... either a big time storm for many or a sur pressed wave of arctic air ... this is clear STORM POTENTIAL so I would believe it would warrant its own thread where we track whether or not we get that phase or not .. it’s also inside 200 hours so like let’s pull the trigger?

cause a thread doesn’t guarantee there will be a storm right? Just that we are tracking the storm potential and I think we the storm would look like if it were to materialize
 
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