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Hello,

What happens when a region of rapidly changing temperatures overlap a low pressure system.

Thank you kindly,

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Hi Kellie

An airmass of colder air that overtakes a low pressure area on the surface would be called a
reinforcing secondary cold front. This would simply make the surface teperatures fall even more after the storm departs.

In the case of warmer air moving into a low pressure system then the result would be the warm air mass attached to the low pressure area would be come warmer than it was prior to the reinforcement.

For more about fronts, see:

http://weatherknowledge.com/learn.html

Hope this helps!  

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