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Low pressure area

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  1. Climatologically, low pressure forms at the Intertropical convergence zone (ITCZ), as part of the Hadley cell circulation

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  2. is a region where the atmospheric pressure is lower in relation to the surrounding area. Tropical storms, extratropical cyclones, subpolar cyclones, and subarctic cyclones are called low-pressure cells

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  3. Lows are frequently associated with stronger winds and atmospheric lift

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  4. This lift will generally produce cloud cover through adiabatic cooling, once the air becomes saturated as it rises

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  5. Thus, low pressure typically brings cloudy or overcast skies, which may minimize diurnal temperature extremes in both summer and winter

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