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EOSC - Storm Energy Pt. 2

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Last updated: February 12, 2023
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we can use newton's law to ...
make predictions
buoyancy force
causes up and downdrafts
by ...
density
pressure-gradient force
horizontal or vertical
aka ...
PGF
it's from the ...
difference in pressure
 
across a distance
vertical winds form
change in temperature
creates a ...
change in density
creates a ...
change in buoyancy
in thunderstorms, buoyancy comes from ...
latent heat
pressure
force per unit area
 
drives winds
hurricane PGF example
condensation heats core
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Answer
 
core air expands
at core top
pressure is greater
 
creates outward spiralling winds
which ...
remove air from core
at surface
creates lower pressure
 
creates spiral inflow
 
advects more warm air
 
makes hurricane stronger
PGF also drive ...
atmospheric rivers
which are from ...
water cooling over mountains
continuity
air likes to be evenly spread
so ...
vertical motion
will create ...
horizontal motion
which is ...
circulation
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