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air mass a large body of air covering hundreds or thousands of square kilometers, that has the same temp. humidity, and pressure
source reigon in meterology, a reigon where air masses form
warm air mass an air mass that is warmer then the ground below it
cold air mass an air mass that is cooler thennthe air below it
stationary front a point who two air masses come in contact but neither of them advance
warm front the advancing surface of a warm air mass as it pushes over a cool air mass
cold front the advancing surface of a cold air mass as it puyshes under a warm air mass
squall line lina of violent thunder storms that sometimes accompany a advancing cold front
occluded front a warm mass that is trapped between two cold air masses and the warm air gets pushed over the cold air masses
monsoon a reigonal wind system that reverses periodicaly and causes major rain
presure graidiant force the horizontal force exerted on a mass of air that has a higher pressure then on the other side
geostrophic wind high altitude wind is controled be relative influence of the p[ressure gradiant froce and coriolis affect
cyclone tornado
Created by: tate.mitchell