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Emily M. Riley Dellaripa, Eric D. Maloney, Benjamin A. Toms, Stephen M. Saleeby, and Susan C. van den Heever

increased in their CRM simulations over two Mediterranean islands. Evaluation of the Froude number (Fr) corroborates changes in precipitation location ( Fig. 6 ) due to the inland extent of the sea breeze ( Figs. 8 – 10 ). The Froude number helps determine whether impinging flow on a barrier (e.g., mountain) will pass over or be blocked by the barrier. It is defined as Fr = U / NH , where U is the cross-barrier flow, N is the Brunt–Väisälä frequency, and H is the height of the barrier. For U

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