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Unformatted text preview: Slide 1 1 Title Page Photo ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Slide 2 2 Midlatitude Anticyclones Fig. 7-16 Large, migratory high pressure systems Move west-to-east Prone to stagnation ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Slide 3 3 Characteristics Upper air convergence Subsidence High surface pressure Diverging surface winds ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Slide 4 4 Fig. 7-18 Cyclone and Anticyclone Relationships Often occur in next to each other in midlatitudes Anticyclone forms a cold front on its leading edge ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Slide 5 5 Minor Tropical Disturbances: Easterly Waves Fig. 7-19 Long low pressure trough between 5 and 30 lat. Drift west on trade winds Non-cyclonic Convergence ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Slide 6 6 Minor Tropical Disturbances: Easterly Waves ht p:/ people.cas.sc.edu/carbone/modules/mods4car/tropcycl/pag es/easterlywave.html ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Slide 7 7 Minor Tropical Disturbances: Easterly Waves ht p:/ apol o.lsc.vsc.edu/classes/met130/notes/chapter15/east_w aves.html ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ Slide 8 8 Major Tropical Disturbances: Hurricanes Fig. 7-20 Intense Tropical Cyclones Hurricane Katrina, August 29, 2005 ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________ ___________________________________...
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