Research Article

The Application of Diabatic Heating in -Vectors for the Study of a North American Cyclone Event

Figure 1

Maps and analyses for 1200 UTC 24 December 2009, where (a) is the mean sea level pressure (solid, every 4 hPa) and 1000–500-hPa geopotential thickness (dashed, every 60 gpm) from NAM Eta initialization, (b) the 500 hPa geopotential heights (solid, every 60 gpm), and (c) the GOES-12 water vapor image at 1215 UTC.