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850 to 700 mb Frontogenesis

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RAINFALL FORECASTS (Click on Graphic to Expand)

Day One QPF


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SOUNDINGS (Click on Graphic to Expand)



Morehead City

INSTABILITY (Click on Graphic to Expand)

Surface Based CAPE



Lifted Index


Downdraft CAPE

Lapse Rate

LCL Height

LFC Height

Dewpoints/Lapse Rates

WIND AND WIND SHEAR PARAMETERS (Click on Graphic to Expand)

Effective Shear


0-1 KM Shear

0-6 KM Shear

Effective SRH

0-1 KM SRH

0-3 KM SRH 

COMPOSITE INDICES (Click on Graphic to Expand)


Significant Tornado

Significant Hail

Craven Significant Severe

0-1 KM Energy Helicity Index

0-3 KM Energy Helicity Index