Re: clear air turbulence

Date:         24 Jan 98 02:53:17 
From:         Paul Hathaway <Paul_Hathaway@ML.Com>
Organization: Merrill Lynch
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Philip Miller wrote:
> Can someone explain how this phenomenon occurs?  Is it simply a change
> in density of the air due to temperature?

As far as I understand it can be caused by high velocity air masses
such as the jetstream dipping lower than usual.