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postfrontal

(pōst-frŭn′tl)
adj.
1. At the back of the frontal bone; behind the forehead.
2. Toward the rear of the frontal lobe.
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Storms are divided into four basic sectors: prefrontal, warm sector, frontal, and postfrontal.
This regime features frontal system passages dominated more by ice-phase microphysics and incidences of postfrontal convection.
17 illustrates the return from a postfrontal rain shower at Ka-band frequency.
3 A) with straight, deep, narrow cervical groove ending some distance from lateral margin; anterolateral margin with shallow sinus just posterior to anteroexternal orbital angle, followed by a series of papillae until cervical groove, rest of anterior margin with papilliform teeth; posterior margin smooth; postfrontal lobes small, rounded and delimited anteriorly by 2 depression; median groove shallow; front with upper border sligthly demarcated by row of tubercles, bilobed in dorsal view, frontal area sloping downward, lower margin strongly sinuous in frontal view; orbital margins each with row of tubercles (Fig.
Under prevailing upper-level westerly steering flow, these storms then move onto the coastal plains where they often interact with the sea-breeze front and postfrontal air mass, in contrast to storms initiating along the sea-breeze front.
In addition to these postfrontal oscillations, the scalloped boundary between the inbound gravity current and outbound return flow aloft suggests possible Kelvin-Helmholtz wave activity (e.
The aerosol emphasis of CalWater-2 was on collecting precipitation in a range of atmospheric conditions that included ARs, shallow orographic rain, postfrontal convection, snow, and under various aerosol conditions.
This role of dust aloft was found to be especially important in the postfrontal conditions (Fig.
Event 1 Kahalu'u wet trade wind showers 2 Wahiawa sea-breeze thunderstorms 3 Kahalu'u weak trade wind showers 4 Fishpond moderate trade wind showers 5 Kahalu'u tropical squall line 6 Makapu'u offshore trade wind showers 7 Kahalu'u orographic showers 8 Kahalu'u cold air aloft 9 Pali lookout weak trade winds 10 Wahiawa sea-breeze convection 11 Kualoa Ranch weak trade winds 12a Wahiawa cold frontal passage "A" 12b Wahiawa cold frontal passage "B" 12c Wahiawa cold frontal passage "C" 13 Manoa valley postfrontal 14 Kualoa Ranch cumulus clouds
To the rear of the front, the spatial reflectivity patterns showed indications of both open cellular and horizontal roll patterns as the thermal stability and wind shear structure changed in the postfrontal airmass.