frontal precipitation

frontal precipitation

[¦frənt·əl prə‚sip·ə′tā·shən]
(meteorology)
Any precipitation attributable to the action of a front; used mainly to distinguish this type from air-mass precipitation and orographic precipitation.
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Even before Melor made landfall, heavy frontal precipitation (50 mm/hr) developed as the storm was undergoing extratropical transitioning.