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a temperature drop that accompanies a pressure reduction on an air parcel, as when air parcels rise within the atmosphere.
a boundry that exists between air masses with different temperatures and/or water vapor concentration
a nearly motionless boundry that forms between a cold air mass and a warm air mass. Winds blow parallel to the fron but in oppisite direction on the two sides of the front
a process by which air reaches saturation point by being forced up and over mountains
when air reaches saturation becasue it has been heated and it rises becasue its density has been reduced
a visable mass of water droplets or ice crystals that are suspened in an air layer that is not in contact with the ground
a visable mass of water droplets or ice crystals that are suspened in an air layer that is in contact with the ground
a ground-level cloud formed by nightime radiational cooling of a humid air layer. common on clear nights with light winds over damp areas such as rain socked feilds or wetland
a ground level cloud formed when moist warm air mass moves over a cold surface like a snow pack, lake, or ocean
a general name for a ground level cloud that forms when cold air comes into contact with warm air
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