TeachMeFinance.com - explain Closed Low
Closed Low The term 'Closed Low' as it applies to the area of the weather can be defined as ' A low pressure area with a distinct center of cyclonic circulation which can be completely encircled by one or more isobars or height contour lines. The term usually is used to distinguish a low pressure area aloft from a low-pressure trough. Closed lows aloft typically are partially or completely detached from the main westerly current, and thus move relatively slowly (see Cutoff Low)'.
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