Some mesoscale weather effects and the very-short-range forecasting impact of variable snow cover.

R. H. Johnson, G. S. Young, J. J. Toth, R. M. Zehr

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Our analysis suggests that snow boundaries on this day over the northeast Plains of Colorado may have acted through the development of a weak solenoidal field to enhance low-level inflow into a snow-free area within this region, thereby assisting with cloud development over the snow-free ground. Analogous to the sea breeze, this phenomenon might be termed a 'snow breeze'. Very-short-range forecasting of weather associated with phenomena such as this can be greatly improved with data from surface mesonetworks.-from Authors

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)69-74
Number of pages6
JournalUnknown Journal
StatePublished - Jan 1 1984


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Environmental Science(all)
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences(all)

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