Pressure systems
Air Masses
Fronts P.1
Fronts P.2
Pressure systems P.2
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Which pressure system brings sunny skies, dry and calm weather, and light to no cloud coverage?

What is high Pressure system

100

Bitterly cold dry air from the artic

What is an artic air mass?

100

Warm air on one side and cold air on the other

What is a stationary front?

100

What is a stationary front?

100

H // 75 degrees in Atlanta. Weather?

Sunny skies

200

Which pressure system is associated with holding more water vapor as warm air rises?

What is a low pressure system?
200

What region does a continental polar air mass form from?

What is Canada?

200

Steady rain/snow, clouds, humidity, warm temperatures

What is a warm front?

200

What is an occluded front?

200

L // 23 degrees in New York. Weather?

What is snow flurries?
300

Which pressure system brings lousy weather?

What is a low pressure system?

300

Humid, wet, warm air from the south pacific ocean, south atlantic ocean, and the gulf of mexico

What is Maritime tropical?

300

Precipitation- not severe

What is an occluded front?
300

Temperature and humidity increases after this front has passed

What is a warm front?

300

L // 43 degrees in Denver. Weather?

What are rain showers?
400

Which pressure system contains more dense air?

What is a high pressure system?

400

Dry, warm air coming from Mexico?

What is continental tropical?

400

Cumulonimbus clouds

What is a cold front?

400

This front dissipates when one of the air masses moves forward creating a new front

What is a stationary front?

400

Warm air rises

What is a low pressure system?

500

A large body of circulating air with low pressure at its center and high pressure on its outside

What is a low pressure system?

500

Large bodies of air that have the same temperature, humidity, and pressure

What are air masses?

500

When two air masses meet, major weather changes will often occur

What are fronts?

500

Stratus clouds are associated with this front

What is a stationary front?

500
Cold air sinks

What is a high pressure system?

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