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Extratropical Cyclone

  • Definition: A cyclonic storm that most often forms along a front in middle and high latitudes. Also called a middle-latitude cyclonic storm, a depression, and a low. It is not a tropical storm or a hurricane.

    Source: Essentials of Meteorology: An Invitation to the Atmosphere (fifth edition) by C. Donald Ahrens

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