A question though...anyone know what the dashed bright red line is in this one? Looks to be a seperate thermal profile, but I am unsure. GOES sounding? Looks to have an impact on the values below if you would change it.
On the Skew-t diagram, temperature is represented by the red line, dewpoint is represented by green, wet-bulb temperature by the cyan line, and virtual temperature by the dashed red line. The lifted parcel profile is shown using the dashed white line.
Thank you Ronnie and thank you Nick and Glen. Based on the PDF it would seem that the virtual temperature correction, if not made, can introduce pretty large errors into the forecast. They suggested using the most unstable parcel from the lowest 300mb.