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Lee Side Low
Definition: Storm system (extratropical cyclones) that form on the downwind (lee) side of a mountain chain. In the United States lee-side lows frequently form on the eastern side of the Rockies and Sierra Nevada mountains.
Source: Essentials of Meteorology: An Invitation to the Atmosphere (fifth edition) by C. Donald Ahrens