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    Fri Jan 16 Wave Alert

    A newer zonal flow has been in the forecast for several days, and now the RASP confirms a suspected wave day all day this Friday:
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    This is 700mb, but notice it's weaker down low, see 850mb:

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    so it's a mountain tow. It also looks pretty clear, just some cap clouds, but could be upper level lennies.
    Kemp
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    Re: Fri Jan 16 Wave Alert

    As of Friday morning, the Friday wave has disappeared due to the lower level winds pooping out. Sunday morning now looks to be the next setup:

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    Kemp
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    Re: Fri Jan 16 Wave Alert

    Looks very weak to me. The red indicates 50cm/sec (1 knot netto) not enough to sustain a climb. I look for at least 100cm/sec (2 knots netto) before I get excited...

    ramy

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