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Also known as heat low, it is an area of low pressure due to the
high temperatures caused by intensive heating at the surface. It
tends to remain stationary over its source area, with weak cyclonic
circulation. There are no fronts associated with it. An example is
the low that develops over southwestern United States and
northwestern Mexico during the summer months.
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