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a ____ is a boundary between any 2 air masses.
front
an ____ _____ is a huge section of the lower tropesphere that has the same weather conditions throughout.
air mass
an ______ front results from cold front overtaking a warm front.
occluded
a ______ front is one which lies between a tropical air mass and a polor air mass.
polar
what are the 4 types of fronts?
warm
cold
stationary
occluded
winds in a ______ presure system blow inward and counterclockwise.
low
air masses are shaped like?
wedges
what are the 5 symbols and names for the air masses that effect North America?
cT-continental tropical
cP-continental polar
cA-continental artic
mT-maritime tropical
mP-maritime polar
a ________ is a small balloon carried observatory which reports temp., air pressure, and relitive himitity.
rawinsonde
weather conditions and skies in a front result from the relationship of temps. of the ___ ____ and the _____.
air mass
ground
winds in a _____ pressure system blow outward anc clockwise.
high
give 4 weather changes that occur in a cold front?
percipitation
temp. fall
pressure increasing
winds shift north
what are th 4 weather changes of that occur in a warm front?
rain or snow
warm temp.
pressure decresing
winds shifting south