jet stream :
- n a high-speed high-altitude airstream blowing from west to east near the top of the troposphere; has important effects of the formation of weather fronts
News & Articles
- Gazette.Net: Thunderstorm, flooding threat looms through Thursday (washingtonpost.com)
Our unsettled weather pattern stays that way through tomorrow. Thunderstorm chances return by this afternoon and especially tonight and tomorrow thanks to the warm air, rising humidity, an intruding warm front and an energetic jet stream.
June 12, 2013 - Gazette.net
- Mike Alger: Calmer weather moves in (+ video forecast, 7-day outlook)
Things should calm down considerably today. The weak upper-level low is moving off to the east pretty quickly, and the jet stream is dropping down out of the north, which will give us a much more stable pattern, although the afternoon breezes will be pretty stiff for the next couple of days.
June 11, 2013 - Reno Gazette-Journal
- What is the Jet Stream?
What is the jet stream and how does it effect the weather? … Continue reading »
June 6, 2013 - NewsWatch 12 Medford - Klamath Falls