Great Basin high

Great Basin high

[¦grāt ¦bas·ən ′hī]
(meteorology)
A high-pressure system centered over the Great Basin of the western United States; it is a frequent feature of the surface chart in the winter season.
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But as autumn arrives, interior regions begin cooling and a semi-permanent Great Basin high pressure develops over Nevada, Utah and Idaho.
If the moisture works even further east to the Snake River Plain and Salt Lake area, it may become trapped under the semi-permanent Great Basin high and take weeks to erode.
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