Weather associated with the Pacific and Bermuda Highs

  • Pacific high-  moves northward during summer
  • Produces strong subsidence inversion on eastern side
  • During winter, it moves south allowing polar front to bring precip to SW US
  • Bermuda high - transports warm, moist subtropical air to US and southern Canada
  • This air can be unstable

Weather associated with subtropical highs can vary dramatically depending on where you are located!