frontal system

frontal system

[′frənt·əl ‚sis·təm]
(meteorology)
A system of fronts as they appear on a synoptic chart.
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This will depend on how far north the frontal system moves and how long it remains across any one area.
A frontal system aligned within this flow is expected to bring a period of heavy and persistent rain, this aided by tropical air being entrained into the system.
A Met Office spokesman said: "A frontal system is expected to become slow-moving across parts of northwest Wales, northwest England and southwest Scotland.
Almost an inch of rain could turn tomorrow into a washout in many areas as an Atlantic frontal system frontal system A moves across the country from the west.
The Met Office said there was the risk of local flooding after an active frontal system last night moved eastwards across the country bringing heavy rain.
BoM said it expects the vigorous frontal system to cross New South Wales on Monday.
A weaker front is expected to reach landfall this afternoon or evening, while the bigger frontal system is the one that's expected to arrive Saturday.
It then merged with a winter storm and frontal system hours ahead of hitting the United States as a post-tropical cyclone in New Jersey.
The first is geographic indicating the role of the landmass in collapsing the frontal system while the second pertains to the turbulent air behind the cold front which tend to create secondary vortices.
Billy Payne, a forecaster with MeteoGroup, said: "We will see a frontal system that will push south eastwards across the UK and the rain associated with it will turn to snow.
In 2009 Nov, Bill Flanagan (USA) and others caught a small dust storm in Utopia, which was surely created by a small frontal system moving off the N.
The frontal system dysfunction typically involves disinhibition.