Unformatted text preview: condenses into clouds. They tend to dissipate rapidly when they move from ocean over land due to friction and loss of moisture supply. Tropical and Equatorial Weather Systems Tropical Cyclones • Circular storm center • Extremely low pressure (950 mb) • Intense convergence and uplift • Heavy rainfall • Gains energy through release of latent heat • Eye has clear skies and calm winds • Wind speeds highest in eyewall...
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- Spring '10
- Geography, Tropical cyclone, Atlantic Ocean, Equator, tropical cyclones, Equatorial Weather Systems