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How Air Pressure Works

Wind tends to move from high pressure areas (H) to low-pressure areas (L), kind of like two very energetic children on a teeter-totter–with balance being the main objective. Also, the closer a high and low are to each other, the … Continue reading

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The Dew Point

The temperature at which water vapor in the air condenses, or turns to liquid, is called the dew point. There is no single dew point however. It depends on how much water vapor is in the air. If there is … Continue reading

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How High? Clouds and their relative heights

Here’s an infotoon on the heights of clouds. When you see a cloud in the sky, how high is it? Here’s a relative chart that can help approximate what kinds of clouds those are and roughly how high in the … Continue reading

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