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A cold front has passed over a meteorological station. What will be observed?
  • A
    A steady rise in pressure and the surface wind veers.
  • B
    A steady rise in pressure and the surface wind backs.
  • C
    A steady fall in pressure and a veering of the surface wind.
  • D
    A steady fall in pressure and a backing of the surface wind.

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Conditions When the Cold Front has Passed.

After the frontal passage, the towering cumulus and cumulonimbus clouds begin to dissipate to cumulus clouds with a corresponding decrease in precipitation. Good visibility eventually prevails, temperatures remain cooler and the barometric pressure continues to rise. Surface wind slightly veers and speeds decrease.

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