foehn air

foehn air

[′fān ‚er]
(meteorology)
The warm, dry air associated with foehn winds.
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2) and mixing of foehn air with radiatively cooled air from the valley and its tributaries might have been responsible for such a large difference.
The first is the sourcing of foehn air from higher, potentially warmer and dryer altitudes upwind of the mountain barrier due to the blocking of low-level flow by the mountain.
It reveals various features in the Lagrangian evolution of a foehn air parcel: upwind ascent on approaching the peninsula, leeside descent, a net drawdown of flow and/or diabatic warming, and moisture loss across the barrier.