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Use up/down arrows to compare F, F_{n}, and F_{s}.

(1) 700 hPa PSI (black contours every 3x10^{6} m^{2} s^{-1}; negative solid, positive dashed), T (green dashed contours every 3^{o}C), F (arrows in x10^{-7} Pa m^{-1} s^{-1}), and Total RHS of alternative balance Omega equation (shaded in x10^{-12} Pa m^{-2} s^{-1}) (F-vector form).

(2) 700 hPa PSI (black contours every 3x10^{6} m^{2} s^{-1}; negative solid, positive dashed), T (green dashed contours every 3^{o}C), F_{n} (arrows in x10^{-7} Pa m^{-1} s^{-1}), and Total RHS of alternative balance Omega equation (shaded in x10^{-12} Pa m^{-2} s^{-1}) (F_{n}-vector form).

(3) 700 hPa PSI (black contours every 3x10^{6} m^{2} s^{-1}; negative solid, positive dashed), T (green dashed contours every 3^{o}C), F_{s} (arrows in x10^{-7} Pa m^{-1} s^{-1}), and Total RHS of alternative balance Omega equation (shaded in x10^{-12} Pa m^{-2} s^{-1}) (F_{s}-vector form).

NCEP GFS analyses and forecasts on 1x1 latitude-longitude grid are smoothed with a 9-point local smoother run 30 times.