extratropical cyclone

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extratropical cyclone

[¦ek·strə¦träp·i·kəl ′sī‚klōn]
(meteorology)
Any cyclone-scale storm that is not a tropical cyclone. Also known as extratropical low; extratropical storm.
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These holiday weekend fires ignited as strong to severe westerly winds accompanied an intense mid-latitude cyclone over the Southern Plains.
Tracks of mid-latitude cyclones occurring during the heaviest rainy periods of the PNA negative winter months were plotted and simplified into the three main storm track patterns shown in Figure 7.