What Causes a Cold Front?

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When there are areas that have different temperatures, the boundaries between these masses is known as fronts. When the cold air moves towards the warm air that is known as a cold front. The reverse (warm air moving towards cold air) is known as a warm front. Usually in the northern hemisphere, a wind shift from southeast to northeast is caused by a cold front.
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