TeachMeFinance.com - explain Equilibrium Level
Equilibrium Level The term 'Equilibrium Level' as it applies to the area of the weather can be defined as ' (EL) - On a sounding, the level above the level of free convection (LFC) at which the temperature of a rising air parcel again equals the temperature of the environment. The height of the EL is the height at which thunderstorm updrafts no longer accelerate upward. Thus, to a close approximation, it represents the height of expected (or ongoing) thunderstorm tops'.
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