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Foehn


A warm, dry wind on the lee side of a mountain range, the warmth and dryness of the air being due to adiabatic compression as the air descends the mountain slopes. In the United States, the term chinook is used for Foehn winds in the Rocky and Sierra mountains.
Source: w1.weather.gov

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Foehn


See Chinook.
Source: wrcc.dri.edu

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(Similar in pronunciation to 'fern'.) Wind warmed and dried by descent, in general on the lee* side of a mountain. See the explanation and animation in Fig.1 below. * The side away from the direction the wind is blowing from. Fig.1 Air is forced to flow against and over a mountain range in a short period of time. The [..]
Source: bom.gov.au

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Foehn


(n) a warm dry wind that blows down the northern slopes of the Alps
Source: beedictionary.com

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A warm dry wind on the lee side of a mountain range, whose temperature is increased as the wind descends down the slope. It is created when air flows downhill from a high elevation, raising the temper [..]
Source: thorntonweather.com

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A warm, dry wind on the lee side of a mountain range that owes its relatively high temperatures largely to adiabatic heating during descent down mountain slopes, a descent that compresses and thereby [..]
Source: shsu.edu

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A warm, dry downslope wind; the warmness and dryness being due to adiabatic compression upon descent; characteristic of mountainous regions. See adiabatic process, Chinook, Santa Ana.
Source: aviationweather.ws

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A warm, dry wind on the lee side of a mountain range, the warmth and dryness of the air being due to adiabatic compression as the air descends the mountain slopes. In the United States, the term chinook is used for Foehn winds in the Rocky and Sierra mountains.
Source: forecast.weather.gov

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Foehn


A warm dry wind
Source: extremestorms.com.au

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Foehn


a warm, dry wind that flows down the slopes of a mountain range
Source: go.hrw.com

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A warm dry wind on the lee side of a mountain range, whose temperature is increased as the wind descends down the slope. It is created when air flows downhill from a high elevation, raising the temper [..]
Source: communityweather.org.nz

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Foehn


A warm dry wind
Source: image.weather.com

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A warm, dry wind on the lee side of a mountain range, the warmth and dryness of the air being due to adiabatic compression as the air descends the mountain slopes. In the United States, the term chino [..]
Source: weatherdudes.com

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A warm dry wind on the lee side of a mountain range, whose temperature is increased as the wind descends down the slope. It is created when air flows downhill from a high elevation, raising the temperature by adiabatic compression. Classified as a katabatic wind.
Source: 40north70west.com

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(Or föhn.) A warm, dry, downslope wind descending the lee side of the Alps as a result of synoptic-scale, cross-barrier flow over the mountain range. The winds are often strong and gusty, sometimes f [..]
Source: glossary.ametsoc.org


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