advection

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(meteorology) the horizontal transfer of heat or other atmospheric properties

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This cold advection made its presence felt across much of Namibia after the weekend.
This type is characterized by strong cold advection from the north and northwest while the relative humidity remains quite low.
Later, as the reflectivity decreased to less than 40 dBZ, surface observations indicated a transition to primarily high-intensity dry snow, consistent with lower-tropospheric cold advection.
The icing forecast is greatly simplified if the temperature continuously falls with height, which is common in tropical air masses, well behind most cold fronts in cold advection regimes, and in summertime events.