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Unformatted text preview: Air Masses and Frontal Weather Air masses o Large parcel of air with fairly consistent properties o Classification of air mass Origin • Polar- cold • Tropical- warm • Maritime-moist • Continental-dry Divergence o Sinking air o Becomes warmer o Dryer o More stable o Good Wx associated with a high pressure area...
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