Cold and Warm Fronts

593 WordsFeb 17, 20182 Pages
Cold and Warm fronts Often times when we experience a drastic change in weather, these changes occur from fronts. Both warm and cold fronts create sudden changes. These fronts are different air masses that separate at different densities. Zones are what separate the difference between warm and cold fronts. Often times between warm and cold front there are narrow lines and they`re typically shown by lines on a weather map. Usually, an air mass advance into the region occupied by another air mass. When two fronts collide this creates a midlatitude cyclone. Also, bringing much precipitation and severe weather to the area. There are five basic types of fronts- warm fronts, cold fronts, stationary fronts, occluded fronts, and drylines. Although, these are all important and have a big impact on our weather systems the most common are warm and cold fronts. Warm fronts are noted on a weather map often by a red line with semicircles indication the direction in which the front is heading. They often invade an area of cooler air, and bring warmer air to the area. “Warm fonts usually move from southwest to northeast and the air behind a warm front is usually warmer and moister than the air behind it (Climate&Weather. Web). They often come into play in the United States by (mT) or maritime tropical. This is where the warm air enters the borders from the Gulf of Mexico pushing over the land where cooler air exist. Generally when these fonts combine this produces all kinds of
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