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Of or pertaining to the state of the atmosphere and/or the science of monitoring, measuring and interpreting meteorological changes.

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tornado emergency

Weather; Wind

A tornado emergency is enhanced wording of tornado warnings used by the National Weather Service (NWS) in the United States during significant tornado occurrences in highly ...

storm spotting

Weather; Wind

Storm spotting is a specific type of weather spotting in which human observers actively maintain a visual watch of the development and progression of specific weather events while ...

storm chasing

Weather; Wind

Storm chasing is broadly defined as the pursuit of any severe weather condition, regardless of motive, which can be curiosity, adventure, scientific exploration, or for news ...


Weather; Wind

This is a vortex of wind within a convective storm. That is, it is air that ascends and rotates around a vertical axis, basically in the same location direction as low pressure ...


Weather; Wind

These are prevailing winds in the midway latitudes between thirty and sixty degrees latitude, gusting from the high pressure area (HPA) in the horse latitudes on the way to the ...


Weather; Wind

This is an intensely rotating column of wind that is connected with both the surface of the earth and a cumulonimbus cloud or, in some cases, the base of a cumulus cloud. They are ...

Katabatic Winds

Weather; Wind

Winds bearing dense air that are going down a downward slope and can blow to winds as fast as 100 knots at a given time.