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Unformatted text preview: a. Zonal flow: flat west to east b. Meridional flow: large North to South movement with jet stream still West to East 7. Cyclones a. Depends on temperature contrast between air masses, upper level support, and moisture 8. Fronts a. Occluded: max development and getting higher pressure b. Cold front: causes clouds and precipitation, high pressure, clear weather c. Warm front: elongated precipitation 9. Backdoor cold front: comes down from North 10. Frontogenesis: formation of a front 11. Frontolysis: weakening of a front 12. Jet streak: region of high wind speed that moves through axis of jet stream...
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2009 for the course MET 670:201 taught by Professor Arnesen during the Spring '08 term at Rutgers.
- Spring '08