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Unformatted text preview: Cold air mass overtakes and replaces warm air. Cloud types: Cumulus and cumulonimbus clouds Weather: Thunderstorms Warm Front Warm air mass replaces cold air Warm front : moving weather front along which a warm air mass slides over a cold air mass, producing stratiform clouds and precipitation Clouds: Stratus, nimbostratus Weather: steady precipitation, sometimes thunderstorms. Stationary Front A front that is stationary with winds blowing almost parallel and from opposite directions on each side of the front. The two air masses are in contact with one another but with little motion. Weather map symbols Occluded Front – closed or shut off....
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This note was uploaded on 06/12/2011 for the course GEOGRAPHY 600-201010 taught by Professor Christopherpost during the Spring '10 term at Kent State.
- Spring '10