cold occlusion

cold occlusion

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A polar front in which the colder air behind the cold front undercuts the air ahead of the warm front, resulting in the lifting of the warm sector. In this case, only the cold front is apparent at the surface. In this condition, the clouds from two fronts are mixed but overall conditions are more likely to be akin to cold frontal weather.
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