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Clear Slot

A local region of clearing skies or reduced cloud cover, indicating an intrusion of drier air on a severe thunderstorm; often seen as a bright area with higher cloud bases on the west or southwest side of a wall cloud. A clear slot is believed to be a visual indication of a rear flank downdraft (RFD).

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Climate

The generally prevailing weather conditions of a region over a period of years.   Some elements of climate include average high temperatures for a particular day or normal precipitation for a month or season.

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