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1 n When the wind speeds are greater than about 6 m/s, the  observed stability is almost always neutral.  n High winds improve the mixing of hot air near the ground  with the cooler air above it so that an extremely hot layer  of air does not form near the ground, and thus no strong  rising air columns can be formed.
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2 4.2 Wind Direction n In Fig. 5.2, a series of disturbances are called high-
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Unformatted text preview: pressure zones (highs, or anticyclones) and low-pressure zones (lows, or cyclones). n Their properties are compared in Table 5.2 (next slide). 4 n Major storms are normally associated with low-pressure systems. n Mountains, valleys, and shorelines all influence wind direction and magnitude as well as other meteorological parameters....
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This note was uploaded on 10/14/2011 for the course CIVL CIVL345 taught by Professor Hsinchu during the Spring '11 term at SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry.

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