valley breeze

valley breeze

[′val·ē ‚brēz]
(meteorology)
A gentle wind blowing up a valley or mountain slope in the absence of cyclonic or anticyclonic winds, caused by the warming of the mountainside and valley floor by the sun.

valley breeze

valley breeze
The breeze that blows in valleys during the daytime. Mountain slopes get heated up during the day, and this results in convective activity and an upslope flow of a breeze.
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The site has a distinct mountain-valley wind regime with valley breeze from north-northeast in the daytime and mountain breeze from south-southeast during the nighttime.
As the wind direction changes regularly from valley breeze to mountain breeze in the early evenings, these respective transition periods are associated with low wind speeds and low [u.sup.*].
In addition, the sides of the mountains warm up more rapidly than the valley, thereby inducing a valley breeze accompanied by subsidence over the lake, inhibiting convection.
Braintree, MA, August 11, 2016 --(PR.com)-- F1 Boston, the state-of-the-art kart racing and Conference Center in Braintree, Mass., has declared that it has absolutely no affiliations, connections or partnerships with a planned facility in Rhode Island named "F1 Rhode Island." F1 Boston's proclamation comes in response to a July 27, 2016 story from the news outlet The Valley Breeze (Lincoln, RI), which reports on the planned development's permitting and licensing process.
The well-known diurnal wind reversal in mountain valleys is associated with the development of the thermally induced valley breeze system with up-slope breeze during day-time and down-slope breeze during night-time (Wagner, 1938; Defant, 1951; Flohn, 1969; Freytag, 1987; Vergeiner & Dreiseitl, 1987).
The diurnal wind reversal is associated with the development of the thermally induced valley breeze system with up-slope breeze during the day and down-slope breeze during the night.
This airy traverse gently sways in the valley breeze and is unprotected in places, without wires cables and slabs.
Ahlgren is president of Breeze In, a chain of specialty groceries in Southeast Alaska--including, in Juneau the Lemon Creek Breeze In on Concrete Way and the Valley Breeze In on Trout Street and over the channel, the Douglas Breeze In on the Douglas Highway.
The Valley Breeze In, the busiest store, is open 24/7 with fresh-made bagels, donuts, sandwiches and a host of other quick-sale items, along with liquor sales and movie rentals.
The Reign lost their first game earlier in the day 6-4 to San Fernando Valley Breeze and enter pool play today with a 1-1 record in the tournament.

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