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center of low pressure characterized by cyclonic windsnic
mercury filed glass tube in which the height of the mercury is a measure of air pressure
blowing from the southwest in summer and from the northeast in winter
nightly downslope winds commonly encountered in the mountain valleys
winds that blow from the polar high toward the subpolar low
stormy frontal zone separating air masses of polar origin from air masses of tropical origin
anticyclones that are assumed to occupy the inner polar regions
the amount of pressure change occurring over a given distance
equivalent of barometric tendency
wind that constantly blows from one direction more than from another
A strong, dry, hot wind that blows from the desert regions of southern California toward the Pacific coast
local wind blowing in from the ocean/sea during the afternoon in coastal areas
a low-latitude fluctuation of atmospheric pressure closely linked with El NiƱo events
low pressure located at about the latitudes of the Arctic and Antarctic circles
not a continuous belt of high pressure but rather several semipermanent, anticyclonic centers
2 belts of winds that blow almost constantly from easterly directions
the dominant west-to-east motion of the atmosphere
air in natural motion moving horizontally
instrument used to determine the direction of wind
daily upslope winds commonly encountered in a mountain valley

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