Colorado low

Colorado low

[‚kal·ə′rad·ō ‚lō]
(meteorology)
A low which makes its first appearance as a definite center in the vicinity of Colorado on the eastern slopes of the Rocky Mountains; analogous to the Alberta low.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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