continental polar air

continental polar air

[¦känt·ən¦ent·əl ¦pō·lər ′er]
(meteorology)
Polar air having low surface temperature, low moisture content, and (especially in its source regions) great stability in the lower layers.
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Meteorologist Wu Der-rong said the continental polar air mass brought the country dry and cold weather Wednesday that will continue through Saturday, sending the mercury down to 10 degrees Celsius or lower across the island.