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Air Masses and Fronts

What is an air mass?

1.

Name the 4 source regions air

2. mP-

masses come from in the US &

3. cP-

describe the moisture &temp

4. mT-

content of each. (ex. dry & cold)

5. mP-

   

What are fronts?

6.

What is a cold front?

7.

What kind of weather follows a

8

cold front?

 
   

What is a warm front?

9.

What kind of weather follows a

10.

warm front?

 
   

What is an occluded front?

11.

What kind of weather follows an

12.

occluded front?

 
   

What is a stationary front?

13.

What kind of weather follows an

14.

stationary front?

 
   

What is a cyclone?

15.

What kind of air pressure is

16.

associated with it?

 
   

What is a cyclone?

17.

What kind of air pressure is

18.

associated with it?

 
   

Rising air in a cyclone produces

19.

what type of weather?

 
   

Sinking air in an anticyclone

20.

produces what type of weather?

 
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