WX 101: Weather Systems

Published 09/16 2013 12:10PM

Updated 02/16 2016 05:04PM

Our weather systems are the main weather makers of the atmosphere.  A high pressure system is associated with sinking motion, which leads to dry weather.  A low pressure system is the weather system that had fronts associated to it.  A warm front signifies the edge of a warm air mass, whereas a cold front signifies the edge of a cold air mass.  The cold front also usually leads to showers and thunderstorms.

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