All about WIND
By: Zachary A.
Learning about Wind is a Breeze!
Bill Nye The Science Guy on Wind (Full Clip)
This is the boundary between two large air masses. It is the meeting point between cold dense air and warm light air.
- Prevailing winds
This is simply a term used for winds that are most frequent in its’ direction and speed over a specific geographic region.
- Jet Stream
They are very strong winds that can be found in the upper troposphere.
Local winds are those that are created as a result of scenery such as mountains, vegetation, water bodies and so on. They usually change very often and the weather forecast people talk about this kind on the TV everyday. They can move from mild to extreme winds in just hours. Good examples of local winds are sea breezes and land breezes, and mountain and valley breezes. Local winds cover very short distances.