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bombogenesis (n)

posted Oct 23, 2009, 12:21 AM by Michelle Tuorto   [ updated Sep 10, 2018, 2:15 PM ]

formally known as explosive cyclogenesis, this term describes a low pressure system that undergoes rapid intensification (often a 24 mb or greater drop in central pressure over a 24 hour period); this results in high winds

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