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- n. Rapid, or extreme cyclogenesis, often characterized by a barometric pressure drop of 24 millibars in a 24 hour period.
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Because the low pressure center deepened so rapidly, a meteorological phenomenon known as "bombogenesis," winds were extremely strong across the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast.
In fact, the storm is likely to undergo "bombogenesis" with the central pressure falling by at least 1MB/hour during a 24 hour period.
The low pressure is projected to deepen more than 30 mb in 24 hours, meeting the criteria for bombogenesis
This kind of extreme drop in pressure is referred to as "explosive cyclogenesis" or "bombogenesis"
First: it strengthened rapidly, in a process that geeky folks like myself call "bombogenesis."
Some serious bombogenesis going on at Hurricane Igor.
As a New Englander, we see a fairly regular diet of warm core type hybrid type noreasters (rogues), characterized by rapid intensification (Walter Drag’s ‘bombogenesis’)and thunder snow.