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General weather

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General weather

palouser

Weather; General weather

A strong, dangerous, katabatic wind that descends from the mountains into the Palouse River valley in northern Idaho and eastern Washington. Also call a Cow-Killer.

vapor pressure

Weather; General weather

The pressure exerted by the molecules of a given vapor. In meteorology, it is considered as the part of total atmospheric pressure due to the water vapor content. It is independent of other gases or ...

evapotranspiration

Weather; General weather

The total amount of water that is transferred from the earth's surface to the atmosphere. It is made up of the evaporation of liquid or solid water plus the transpiration from plants.

pounds per square inch (PSI)

Weather; General weather

A unit for measuring pressure. One PSI equals the pressure resulting from a force of one pound force acting over an area of one square inch.

watch

Weather; General weather

A forecast issued well in advance of a severe weather event to alert the public of the possibility of a particular hazard, such as tornadoes, severe thunderstorms, flash and river floods, winter ...

dust devil

Weather; General weather

A small, rapidly rotating column of wind, made visible by the dust, dirt or debris it picks up. It usually occurs in arid or semi-arid areas and is most likely to develop on clear, dry, hot ...

parcel

Weather; General weather

A volume of air small enough to contain uniform distribution of its meteorological properties and large enough to remain relatively self-contained and respond to all meteorological processes.

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