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Ageostrophy is the real condition that works against geostrophic wind or geostrophic currents in the ocean, and works against an exact balance between the Coriolis force and the pressure gradient force.
Alachua County is a county in the U.S. state of Florida.
Altamonte Springs is a suburban city in Seminole County, Florida, United States, which had a population of 41,496 at the 2010 census.
An anchor is a device, normally made of metal, used to connect a vessel to the bed of a body of water to prevent the craft from drifting due to wind or current.
Apalachee Bay is a bay in the northeastern Gulf of Mexico occupying an indentation of the Florida coast to the west of where the Florida peninsula joins the United States mainland.
The Appalachian Mountains (les Appalaches), often called the Appalachians, are a system of mountains in eastern North America.
The Appalachian National Scenic Trail, generally known as the Appalachian Trail or simply the A.T., is a marked hiking trail in the Eastern United States extending between Springer Mountain in Georgia and Mount Katahdin in Maine.
The Arctic is a polar region located at the northernmost part of Earth.
Atlanta is the capital city and most populous municipality of the state of Georgia in the United States.
Atmospheric pressure, sometimes also called barometric pressure, is the pressure within the atmosphere of Earth (or that of another planet).
Baltimore is the largest city in the U.S. state of Maryland, and the 30th-most populous city in the United States.
Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport is an international airport located in Linthicum, an unincorporated community in northern Anne Arundel County, Maryland, United States.
Bartow is the county seat of Polk County, Florida, United States.
The Big Bend region of Florida, United States, is an informal region of the state.
Birmingham is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Alabama and the seat of Jefferson County.
Blairsville is a city in Union County, Georgia, United States.
A blizzard is a severe snowstorm characterized by strong sustained winds of at least and lasting for a prolonged period of time—typically three hours or more.
A Blizzard Warning (SAME code: BZW) is an advisory issued by the National Weather Service of the United States which means sustained winds or frequent gusts of 35 mph / 15 m/s or greater with heavy snow is forecast for a period of 3 hours or more.
The Boeing 737 is a short- to medium-range twinjet narrow-body airliner developed and manufactured by Boeing Commercial Airplanes in the United States.
Boone is a town located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina, United States.
Boston is the capital city and most populous municipality of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States.
Central Florida is a region of the Southern U.S. state of Florida.
Chattanooga is a city in the U.S. state of Tennessee, with a population of 177,571 in 2016.
Chiefland is a city in Levy County, Florida, United States.
Citrus County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida.
Clermont is a city in Lake County, Florida, United States, about west of Orlando and southeast of Leesburg.
A cold front is the leading edge of a cooler mass of air, replacing at ground level a warmer mass of air, which lies within a fairly sharp surface trough of low pressure.
A contour line (also isocline, isopleth, isarithm, or equipotential curve) of a function of two variables is a curve along which the function has a constant value, so that the curve joins points of equal value.
Coral reefs are diverse underwater ecosystems held together by calcium carbonate structures secreted by corals.
A cottage is, typically, a small house.
Crystal River is a city in Citrus County, Florida, United States.
In meteorology, a cyclone is a large scale air mass that rotates around a strong center of low atmospheric pressure.
Davis Islands is a Tampa neighborhood and archipelago on two islands in Hillsborough County, Florida.
In architecture, a deck is a flat surface capable of supporting weight, similar to a floor, but typically constructed outdoors, often elevated from the ground, and usually connected to a building.
Deep Gap is an unincorporated community located in Watauga County, North Carolina, United States.
The density, or more precisely, the volumetric mass density, of a substance is its mass per unit volume.
A derecho (from derecho, "straight") is a widespread, long-lived, straight-line wind storm that is associated with a land-based, fast-moving group of severe thunderstorms.
Duval County is a county in the State of Florida.
The 2014 North American cold wave was an extreme weather event that extended through the late winter months of the 2013–2014 winter season, and was also part of an unusually cold winter affecting parts of Canada and parts of the north-central and upper eastern United States.
The East Coast of the United States is the coastline along which the Eastern United States meets the North Atlantic Ocean.
Electricity is the set of physical phenomena associated with the presence and motion of electric charge.
Explosive cyclogenesis (also referred to as a weather bomb, meteorological bomb, explosive development, bomb cyclone or bombogenesis) is the rapid deepening of an extratropical cyclonic low-pressure area.
Extratropical cyclones, sometimes called mid-latitude cyclones or wave cyclones, are low-pressure areas which, along with the anticyclones of high-pressure areas, drive the weather over much of the Earth.
The Florida Panhandle, an informal, unofficial term for the northwestern part of the U.S. state of Florida, is a strip of land roughly 200 miles long and 50 to 100 miles wide (320 km by 80 to 160 km), lying between Alabama on the north and the west, Georgia also on the north, and the Gulf of Mexico to the south.
Fort Myers or Ft.
The Fujita scale (F-Scale), or Fujita–Pearson scale (FPP scale), is a scale for rating tornado intensity, based primarily on the damage tornadoes inflict on human-built structures and vegetation.
Gatlinburg is a mountain resort city in Sevier County, Tennessee, United States.
The Great Mississippi and Missouri Rivers Flood of 1993 (or "Great Flood of 1993") occurred in the American Midwest, along the Mississippi and Missouri rivers and their tributaries, from May to October 1993.
The Great Plains (sometimes simply "the Plains") is the broad expanse of flat land (a plain), much of it covered in prairie, steppe, and grassland, that lies west of the Mississippi River tallgrass prairie in the United States and east of the Rocky Mountains in the U.S. and Canada.
The Gulf of Mexico (Golfo de México) is an ocean basin and a marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean, largely surrounded by the North American continent.
Halifax, officially known as the Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM), is the capital of the Canadian province of Nova Scotia.
Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport, also known as Atlanta Airport, Hartsfield, or Hartsfield–Jackson, is an international airport located south of Atlanta's central business district, in the U.S. state of Georgia.
Havana (Spanish: La Habana) is the capital city, largest city, province, major port, and leading commercial center of Cuba.
Hernando County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida.
A high-pressure area, high or anticyclone is a region where the atmospheric pressure at the surface of the planet is greater than its surrounding environment.
Hillsborough County is a county in the U.S. state of Florida.
Honduras, officially the Republic of Honduras (República de Honduras), is a republic in Central America.
Howey-in-the-Hills is a town in Lake County, Florida, United States.
Huntsville is a city located primarily in Madison County in the Appalachian region of northern Alabama.
Hurricane Andrew was a Category 5 Atlantic hurricane that struck the Bahamas and Florida in mid-August 1992, the most destructive hurricane to ever hit the state until Hurricane Irma surpassed it 25 years later.
Hurricane Hugo was a powerful Cape Verde hurricane that caused widespread damage and loss of life in Guadeloupe, Saint Croix, Puerto Rico, and the Southeast United States.
An ice storm is a type of winter storm characterized by freezing rain, also known as a glaze event or, in some parts of the United States, as a silver thaw.
The Isthmus of Tehuantepec is an isthmus in Mexico.
Jacksonville International Airport is a civil-military public airport 13 miles (21 km) north of Downtown Jacksonville, in Duval County, Florida.
Jacksonville is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Florida and the largest city by area in the contiguous United States.
Jet streams are fast flowing, narrow, meandering air currents in the atmospheres of some planets, including Earth.
Key West (Cayo Hueso) is an island and city in the Straits of Florida on the North American continent, at the southwesternmost end of the roadway through the Florida Keys in the state of Florida, United States.
Knoxville is a city in the U.S. state of Tennessee, and the county seat of Knox County.
LaCrosse is a town in Alachua County, Florida, United States, north of Gainesville.
LaGuardia Airport is an airport in the northern part of the New York City borough of Queens in the United States.
Lake County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida.
Levy County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida.
Lincoln is a town in Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States.
The following is a list of notable derecho events.
London is a home rule-class city in Laurel County, Kentucky, in the United States.
Louisiana is a state in the southeastern region of the United States.
A low-pressure area, low, or depression, is a region on the topographic map where the atmospheric pressure is lower than that of surrounding locations.
Marion County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida.
Meteorology is a branch of the atmospheric sciences which includes atmospheric chemistry and atmospheric physics, with a major focus on weather forecasting.
The Mid-Atlantic, also called Middle Atlantic states or the Mid-Atlantic states, form a region of the United States generally located between New England and the South Atlantic States.
The Midwestern United States, also referred to as the American Midwest, Middle West, or simply the Midwest, is one of four census regions of the United States Census Bureau (also known as "Region 2").
Mobile is the county seat of Mobile County, Alabama, United States.
Montreal (officially Montréal) is the most populous municipality in the Canadian province of Quebec and the second-most populous municipality in Canada.
Mount Dora is a U.S. city in Lake County, Florida.
Mount Le Conte (or LeConte) is a mountain in Sevier County, Tennessee located in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
Mount Mitchell is the highest peak of the Appalachian Mountains and the highest peak in mainland eastern North America.
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is an independent agency of the executive branch of the United States federal government responsible for the civilian space program, as well as aeronautics and aerospace research.
The United States National Climatic Data Center (NCDC), previously known as the National Weather Records Center (NWRC), in Asheville, North Carolina was the world's largest active archive of weather data.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA; pronounced, like "Noah") is an American scientific agency within the United States Department of Commerce that focuses on the conditions of the oceans, major waterways, and the atmosphere.
The National Weather Service (NWS) is an agency of the United States Federal Government that is tasked with providing weather forecasts, warnings of hazardous weather, and other weather-related products to organizations and the public for the purposes of protection, safety, and general information.
New Port Richey is a city in Pasco County, Florida, United States.
A nor'easter (also northeaster; see below) is a macro-scale cyclone.
Numerical weather prediction (NWP) uses mathematical models of the atmosphere and oceans to predict the weather based on current weather conditions.
Ocala International Airport is a city-owned public airport five miles west of Ocala, in Marion County, Florida.
Ocala is a city located in Marion County, Florida, which is part of the northern region of the state.
Ottawa is the capital city of Canada.
Pasco County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida.
Pennsylvania (Pennsylvania German: Pennsylvaani or Pennsilfaani), officially the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is a state located in the northeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States.
Pinellas County is a county located in the state of Florida.
Pittsburgh is a city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and is the county seat of Allegheny County.
Polk County is located in the U.S. state of Florida.
Rescue comprises responsive operations that usually involve the saving of life, or prevention of injury during an incident or dangerous situation.
Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport is the primary airport serving Washington, D.C..
A shortwave or shortwave trough is an embedded kink in the trough / ridge pattern.
A snowdrift is a deposit of snow sculpted by wind into a mound during a snowstorm.
Snowmageddon, Snowpocalypse, and Snowzilla are portmanteaus of the word "snow" with either "Armageddon", "Apocalypse" and "Godzilla" respectively.
Snowshoe is an unincorporated community in Pocahontas County, West Virginia, United States, centering on the Snowshoe Mountain ski resort.
A squall line (also known as a quasi-linear convective system or QLCS) is a line of thunderstorms forming along or ahead of a cold front.
A state of emergency is a situation in which a government is empowered to perform actions that it would normally not be permitted.
A stationary front is a pair of air masses, neither of which is strong enough to replace the other.
A storm surge, storm flood or storm tide is a coastal flood or tsunami-like phenomenon of rising water commonly associated with low pressure weather systems (such as tropical cyclones and strong extratropical cyclones), the severity of which is affected by the shallowness and orientation of the water body relative to storm path, as well as the timing of tides.
Structural integrity and failure is an aspect of engineering which deals with the ability of a structure to support a designed load (weight, force, etc...) without breaking, and includes the study of past structural failures in order to prevent failures in future designs.
A supercell is a thunderstorm characterized by the presence of a mesocyclone: a deep, persistently rotating updraft.
Syracuse is a city in and the county seat of Onondaga County, New York, in the United States.
Tallahassee is the capital of the U.S. state of Florida.
Tampa Bay is a large natural harbor and shallow estuary connected to the Gulf of Mexico on the west central coast of Florida, comprising Hillsborough Bay, McKay Bay, Old Tampa Bay, Middle Tampa Bay, and Lower Tampa Bay.
The Tampa Bay Times, previously named the St.
Tampa is a major city in, and the county seat of, Hillsborough County, Florida, United States.
Taunton is a city in Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States.
Taylor County is a county located in the state of Florida.
Thundersnow, also known as a winter thunderstorm or a thundersnowstorm, is an unusual kind of thunderstorm with snow falling as the primary precipitation instead of rain.
Tobyhanna is an unincorporated community in Coolbaugh Township in Monroe County, Pennsylvania, United States.
A tornado is a rapidly rotating column of air that is in contact with both the surface of the Earth and a cumulonimbus cloud or, in rare cases, the base of a cumulus cloud.
A tornado outbreak is the occurrence of multiple tornadoes spawned by the same synoptic scale weather system.
Treasure Island is a city in Pinellas County, Florida, United States.
Trenton is the capital city of the U.S. state of New Jersey and the county seat of Mercer County.
The United States Coast Guard (USCG) is a branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the country's seven uniformed services.
Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by a closed surface, for example, the space that a substance (solid, liquid, gas, or plasma) or shape occupies or contains.
Washington Dulles International Airport is an international airport in the eastern United States, located in Loudoun and Fairfax counties in Virginia, west of downtown Opened in 1962, it is named after John Foster Dulles the 52nd Secretary of State who served under President Dwight D. Eisenhower.
Weather forecasting is the application of science and technology to predict the conditions of the atmosphere for a given location and time.
A weather front is a boundary separating two masses of air of different densities, and is the principal cause of meteorological phenomena outside the tropics.
The Weather Prediction Center (WPC), located in College Park, Maryland, is one of nine service centers under the umbrella of the National Centers for Environmental Prediction (NCEP), a part of the National Weather Service (NWS), which in turn is part of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) of the U.S. government.
Whiteout is a weather condition in which visibility and contrast are severely reduced by snow or sand.
Windward is the direction upwind from the point of reference, alternatively the direction from which the wind is coming.
A winter storm is an event in which varieties of precipitation are formed that only occur at low temperatures, such as snow or sleet, or a rainstorm where ground temperatures are low enough to allow ice to form (i.e. freezing rain).
Worcester is a city and the county seat of Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States.
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