Fronts

By. Kaylee Foust

Cold Front

A cold front is defined as the transition zone where a cold air mass is replacing a warmer air mass. Cold fronts generally move from northwest to southeast.The air behind a cold front is noticeably colder and drier than the air ahead of it.and the storms it causes are thunder storms. and the clouds that form are cumulonimbus clouds.
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Warm Front

A warm front is defined as the transition zone where a warm air mass is replacing a cold air mass. Warm fronts generally move from southwest to northeast and the air behind a warm front is warmer and more moist than the air ahead of it. and the storms warm front makes are rain and fog.and the clouds that form are scattered clouds.
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Stationary Front

A stationary front is a pair of air masses, neither of which is strong enough to replace the other. On a weather map, this is shown by an inter-playing series of blue spikes pointing one direction and red domes pointing the other.and the weather it make is long moderate rain.

Occluded front

An occluded front is formed during the process of cyclogenesis when a cold Front overtakes a warm Front.When this occurs, the warm air is separated (occluded)from the cyclone center at the Earth's surface.the weather that accurs is light rain and snow.
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