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Remember that the SPC mesoanalysis regions change from day to day.

Observations
Basic Surface
Basic Upper Air
Thermodynamics
Wind Shear
Storm-relative Winds
Composite Indices
Multiple-parameter Fields
Heavy Rainfall
Winter Weather
Fire Weather

Observations





Surface Observations



Visible Satellite Imagery



Base Reflectivity

Basic Surface





MSL Pressure/Wind



Temp/Dewpt/Wind



Moisture Convergence



Theta-E Advection



2-hr Pres Change

Basic Upper Air





850 mb Analysis



700 mb Analysis



500 mb Analysis



300 mb Analysis



Deep Moisture Conv



Surface Frontogenesis



850 mb Temperature Advection



850 mb Frontogenesis



700 mb Frontogenesis



850-700 mb Frontogenesis



700-500 mb Frontogenesis



700-400 mb Diff. Vorticity Advection



400-250 mb Pot. Vorticity Advection



850-250 mb Diff. Divergence



300 mb Jet Circulation

Thermodynamic Fields





SBCAPE



100mb MLCAPE



MUCAPE / LPL Height



SB Lifted Index



Mid Level Lapse Rates



Low Level Lapse Rates



Normalized CAPE



Downdraft CAPE



LFC Height



LCL Height



LCL-LFC RH



3-hour SBCAPE change



3-hour MLCAPE change



3-hour MUCAPE change



3-hour low-level lapse rate change



6-hour mid-level lapse rate change

Wind Shear





850-300mb mean wind



0-6km Shear Vector



0-8km Shear Vector



Effective Shear



BRN Shear



0-1km SR Helicity



0-3km SR Helicity



Effective SR Helicity



0-1km Shear Vector



850 & 500 mb Winds



3-hour 0-3km SRH change



0-1km bulk shear and 3-hour change



0-6km bulk shear and 3-hour change

Storm-relative Winds





0-2km SR Winds



4-6km SR Winds



9-11km SR Winds



Anvil Level SR Winds

Composite Indices





Supercell Composite



Supercell Composite (left-moving)



Sig. Tornado (fixed layer)



Sig. Tornado (effective layer)



Sig. Hail Parameter



Derecho Composite



Craven/Brooks SigSvr



3km EHI



1km EHI



3km VGP



MCS maintenance

Multi-parameter Fields





MUCAPE / eff. bulk shear



MULI / 850 and 500 mb winds



LCL hght / 0-1 km SRH



0-3 km LR / 0-3 km MLCAPE



3km Cape & Sfc Vort



sfc dewpoint / 700-500 mb LR



Hail Parameters

Heavy Rainfall





Precipitable Water



850 mb Moisture Transport



Upwind Propagation Vector

Winter Weather





Surface Wet Bulb Temperature



Freezing Level Info.



Critical Thickness



800-750mb EPVg



650-500mb EPVg



Lake Effect Snow 1



Lake Effect Snow 2

Fire Weather





Surface RH, Temperature, Wind



Fosberg Index



Low Altitude Haines Index



Mid Altitude Haines Index



High Altitude Haines Index



Lower Atmos. Severity Index

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Last update to this page: February 15, 2011