The Life Cycles of Jet Streams and Extratropical Cyclones

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  • 1 U. S. Weather Bureau, WBAN Analysis Center, Washington, D. C.
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A model of the life cycle of the jet stream corresponding to the Bjerknes life cycle of extratropical cyclones is proposed. Diagrams are given showing various stages of development of the jet stream. The model is compared with analyzed charts of jet streams and surface cyclonic frontal systems.

A model of the life cycle of the jet stream corresponding to the Bjerknes life cycle of extratropical cyclones is proposed. Diagrams are given showing various stages of development of the jet stream. The model is compared with analyzed charts of jet streams and surface cyclonic frontal systems.

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