IEM Daily Feature
Friday, 10 June 2005

Active pattern

Posted: 10 Jun 2005 07:47 AM

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500 hPa analyses at 7 PM on 9 June 2005
The featured plot shows the height (contours) of the 500 hPa pressure surface and winds at that level. This type of flow is a very energetic pattern for Iowa and storm systems tend to track continuously over this path. As a result, it has been a stormy week and the storms look to continue on into the weekend. This pattern finally moves east by early next week and it should quiet down here for a while.

Good = 15
Bad = 14