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Old December 14th 09, 05:29 AM posted to rec.boats.cruising
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Anybody know what that purple thing connecting the two Lows over California
is called? I don't think I've ever see than symbol before...

http://www.weather.com/maps/maptype/...dex_large.html

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On Sun, 13 Dec 2009 23:29:27 -0600, cavelamb
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Anybody know what that purple thing connecting the two Lows over California
is called? I don't think I've ever see than symbol before...

http://www.weather.com/maps/maptype/...dex_large.html


It's called an occluded front, (when a cold front overtakes a warm
front):

http://ww2010.atmos.uiuc.edu/guides/...ifs/ofdef2.gif



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Anybody know what that purple thing connecting the two Lows over
California
is called? I don't think I've ever see than symbol before...

http://www.weather.com/maps/maptype/...dex_large.html



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