MRF 500 MB HEIGHT FORECASTS

These are the MRF forecasts of 500 mb heights (m) valid at 12Z 1/25/00 compared to the Eta 500 mb height analysis valid at that time for 3 different MRF runs. It is obvious that there major problems in predicting the evolution of this pattern.

00Z 1/20/00 - 132 HR FCST

00Z 1/21/00 - 108 HR FCST

00Z 1/22/00 - 84 HR FCST