anticyclone anticyclone

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  • (n) (meteorology) winds spiraling outward from a high pressure center; circling clockwise in the northern hemisphere and counterclockwise in the southern

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  • Forecast: Minor Threat Of Sprinkles Today But Weekend Will Be Sunny

    The high pressure system that has sat to our north all week continues to sit to our north today, and looks like it will stay there through tomorrow night. The center of that high is squatting on Montreal this morning. Easterly winds swirling off the anticyclone will push some ocean air this way, holding the afternoon temperature to the upper 60s and probably producing a layer of stratocumulus ...
    on September 27, 2013     Source: Gothamist

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