Meteorology 4:7 - C. Mature lightning, thunder, winds,...

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Meteorology 4/7 21:55 Good source region = flat areas of uniform composition with light winds Cloud=glaciated= -40degrees C Wave cyclone is most intense as an occluded system cP mT in winter – biggest difference DONE 9 Thunderstorms Stages of development A.  Cumulus B.  Growing  (sometimes the cumulus and growing stages are combined into one stage  called the cumulus stage) – more vertical development, updraft
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Unformatted text preview: C. Mature lightning, thunder, winds, updraft & downdraft D. Dissipating downdraft Mechanisms for Development Air Mass Orographic something on the earths surface Mountains Convergence over Florida Fronts Severe Thunderstorm hail wind gust 50 knots or greater overshooting Structure Gust front Downburst/microburst Roll cloud Shelf cloud Mesohigh/mesolow 21:55 21:55...
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