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Unformatted text preview: Meteorology 3/31 21:35 EXAM 3- Second half of chapter 5 (precipitation, soundings, temp profiles), chapter 6 (forces only, pressure gradient, correolous etc.), chapter 8 (air masses, sources, characteristics, cyclones, fronts, symbols, patterns, what makes cold/warm front) Upper level (aloft) divergence leads to lower level (surface) convergence and rising motion at the surface and pressure falls strength of a storm is determined by lowness of pressure Upper level aloft convergence leads to lower level surface divergence and sinking motion at the surface and pressure rises Low=surface=convergence, everythings the opposite Terms Backdoor cold front Frontogenesis the formation, strengthening, or regeneration of a front Frontolysis the weakening or dissipation of a front Cyclogenesis the development or strengthening of middle latitude cyclones Overrunning a condition that occurs when air moves up and over another layer of air...
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