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Base your answers to questions 58 and 59 on the weather map below a.l1don your knowledge of Earth science.

The
weather map shows a typical low-pressure system and associated weather fronts labeled A and B. The L indicates
the center of the low-pressure system. A few New York State cities are shov.'11.Symbols cP and mT represent
different air masses. The wind direction at Utica and Rochester is shov,'ll on the station models.

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) Plattsburgh \
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L1
.~swego cP
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/Buffalo mT }
/ .Ithaca I
( ~amestown i N

A
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Key
Precipitation

1\
,\Vhich front symbols are drawn correctly, based on the air masses sho\vn?

L L

A A A
(1)

59. If this weather system is following a normal storn1 track, the center of this 10'1,'" is most likely moving toward
which city?
Buffalo (2) Ithaca Utica Plattsburgh

Tornadoes occur when a very- cold,


meets a very warn1, wet air mass. two air
masses would most likely form a tornado when
they meet?
(1) cP and C..4.
E-nd InP andmT

Review 2009