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WHAT ARE AIR MASSES & WEATHER FRONTS?

Air masses are large bodies of air that have roughly the same temperature and humidity throughout. When air masses move from the areas they form in, to other areas, they can collide and form weather fronts in the places they meet. That can lead to major changes in the weather.

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WHAT ARE AIR MASSES & WEATHER FRONTS?. Air masses are large bodies of air that have roughly the same temperature and humidity throughout. When air masses move from the areas they form in, to other areas, they can collide and form weather fronts in the places they meet. That can lead to major changes in the weather. To better understand air masses & weather fronts…

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Air Masses Play a Big Role in Weather

Air Masses Play a Big Role in Weather

Air masses are large bodies of air that have similar temperature and humidity. These air masses are moved around the atmosphere by prevailing winds that blow in one direction. At the boundaries between air masses, weather fronts form. Weather fronts cause changes in the weather such as rain, storms and wind. Meteorologists study air masses and weather fronts to help make predictions about the weather.