Exercise 2: Rain systems

Group 1: Geoff (Leader);Malori, Cain, Race

Group 2: Denise (Leader);Emily, Ryan

Explain the thunderstorms observed in central Mississipi on the current (2310 UTC) chart below. You are provided the 18 UTC forecast for nam_maps and nam_vort, the sounding for New Orleans (12 UTC), the 2333 UTC radar plot from Jackson, MS, and a diagnosis of surface based CAPE at 2200 UTC.