One full of "Cols" and we know what that means don't we. …
This spell started on the 24th December and ends on the first day of next year. This spell: 18:06 is actually the same as the next one (06:15, 1st Jan 2012) so it is going to build up into something really interesting.
It starts offwith a Blocked Low. The system stretches from Baffin Island to Svarlbad in the Arctic:
Now there's 4 Lows:
The 26th, 2 days into the spell and we should have at least one tropical depression. Actually I believe we had two. The High has pitched up in Europes and another high is heading out from the USA by the look of it.
Meanwhile the North Atlantic is completely full of Low systems. If I didn't already know, I'd say there were quite a few tropical storms on the other side:
This looks like 3 storms or depressions to me:
And Now we have an High in Greenland as well as one further south. In between we have a deep Low heading for N.Scotland: