Met 7

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Author:
glennrooke
ID:
161385
Filename:
Met 7
Updated:
2012-07-06 23:04:13
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local Winds
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Local Winds
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  1. When a sea breeze works against a prevailing off shore wind, there will likely be vertical windshear at (surface/altitude) and a vertical convergence zone over the (land/sea)
    Altitude,

    Land
  2. Sea breezr related turb will extend from ?? to the (base/top) of the associated Fair weather Q's, and (will/will not) normally be experienced over the sea.
    The surface,

    Top,

    Will Not.
  3. 3 fundimental requirements of Fohn winds are what?
    Mountain range,

    Wind at right angle,

    Moist Air.
  4. 3 requirements of mountain waves
    Wind shall increase with height

    Unstable lower levels of approaching air.

    Layer of stable air slighty above mountain top height.
  5. Wave length of mountain waves depands on ??? and what is the effect?
    windspeed,

    Stronger winds, longer wavelength.
  6. Amplitude of mountain waves is effected by what?
    Height of ranges, and mountain shape.
  7. Cloud associated with mountain waves is often ?? cloud, which tends to (drift downward/remain stationary) when the wave pattern is constant.
    Lenticular,

    Remain stationary.
  8. rotor streaming occurs when the wind approaching hills or mountains (increases/decreases) from the crest level up. and causes what kind of turb in the low level lee side.
    Decreases,

    severe to extreme.

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