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Glossary of Weather Terms

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Do you know the difference between a hurricane and a typhoon? Find definitions for weather terms from absolute humidity to zonal flow and everything in between in the WeatherBug weather glossary.

Gust-Front
The boundary between air flowing into a thunderstorm and the precipitation-cooled air flowing out of the storm. An arcus or shelf cloud may be seen above its surface position. There is a noticeable wind shift and temperature drop that occurs when the gust-front passes (similar to a cold front).

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