Tropical convection interaction with Alaskan weather
This study looks at two of those patterns and their effect on Alaska weather using several case studies. Outgoing longwave radiation (OLR) is used as a proxy for tropical convection, and Hovmoller diagrams and Wheeler plots are examined as well. Maps of anomalous 150 mb winds are employed to show the Rossby wave trains. This study also explores the weather prediction potential for Alaska based on the location of the tropical convection.