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it decreases (inverse relationship)
What happens to the relative humidity as the air temperature increases?
How can you tell from a station model what the relative humidity is?
look at the temperature and dew point (the further apart, the lower the humidity)
if the dew point and air temperature are getting further apart, what does that mean?
the relative humidity is decreasing (its getting drier)
Which air mass is associated with warm, dry atmospheric conditions?
c=continental (dry), T=tropical (warm), cT
Why do clouds form at fronts?
cold air forces warm air to rise, expand, cool to its dew point and condense
Which way do the winds in a low pressure move in the Northern Hemisphere?
Counterclockwise and in (toward the center)
Which way do the winds in a high pressure move in the Northern Hemisphere?
Clockwise and out (away from the center)
Why does weather move across the US from west to east?
Planetary winds (SW winds ESRT p14) and the Jet Stream
Why do hurricanes lose energy over land?
they get their energy from warm water (no warm water on land)
What is El Nino?
A change in winds over the Pacific ocean, which cause a change in ocean currents, which affects weather worldwide.
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