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Atmospheric pressure: Weather

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"Perhaps more than any other single measurement, atmospheric pressure is the best indicator of current and changing weather conditions." Explain and discuss why this statement is correct. Provide some examples. (Hint: discuss the differences in high pressure and low pressure systems. How does each affect the local and regional weather? How is air affected by air pressure?)

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Atmospheric pressure is the best indicator of current and changing weather conditions. Measurements of atmospheric pressure and pressure tendency are used for forecasting weather. The change in pressure over time is an important indicator (a). For example the larger the change in ...

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