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Weather Week 4

TermDefinition
wind The movement of air due to atmospheric pressure differences.
global winds Winds that move across our entire planet. They cover large areas.
local winds Winds that move across small areas. You can feel them on the ground.
prevailing winds Global winds that blow constantly from the same direction.
trade winds Steady winds that blow around the equator.
polar easterlies Cold winds that come in from the poles and blow East to West.
sea breeze A breeze that blows during the day from the SEA to the LAND.
land breeze A breeze that blows at night from the LAND to the SEA.
mountain breeze Heavy, cold air that flows DOWN the side of a mountain at night.
valley breeze Warm air from the valley that blows UP the side of the mountain during the day.
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