for madam-professor only
Why are coastal and mountainous regions often much more windy than other locations at similar latitudes? Also, from this and earlier chapters on meteorology, are there other weather characteristics that are perhaps unique or different for these areas?
Examine Figure 14.13. Given your understanding of the conditions required for the formation of a thunderstorm, why would there be so many thunderstorms in eastern Colorado and northeastern New Mexico? What is so special about this relatively small area?