b'Engineer Innovation | Geek Hub18.0615.3 As it rains on the windward side Static Temperature Results C12.54 moisture is lost and heat is gained. This warmer air, descends on the 9.783 leeward side of the mountain.7.0254.266 When humid air collides with a 1.508 mountain it is forced upwards, this causes it to cool and then -1.251 condense to form clouds-4.009-6.767-9.526 Drier Air on the leeward side descends and warms, this promotes further evaporationResult No. 5Dry AirWet Air0.0076710.006904 As it rains on the windward side 0.006137 moisture is lost and heat is gained. Specific Humidity Result This warmer air, descends on the 0.00537 leeward side of the mountain.0.0046030.003835 When humid air collides with a 0.003068 mountain it is forced upwards, this causes it to cool and then 0.002301 condense to form clouds0.0015340.00076710 Drier Air on the leeward side descends and warms, this promotes further evaporationResult No. 5Dry AirWet Airside) that is forced up the mountain,Now the air has no liquid water to this causes it to cool and then condensecondense, so the heat effect is nearly to form clouds. This then causes it to10Cleading to winds of 18C.rain which results in moisture being lost and a gain in heat. This warmer airWhy is this important?descends on the leeward side andThe Foehn effect can lead to a number promotes evaporation. This image onlyof positive effects, mainly regions that tells half the story though as we cantexperience this heating effect have drier see the humidity change. climates which result in longer growing seasons. It does however have a At the exit of the clouds the specificnumber of negatives too. If we look humidity is set to 100% on outflow. back to skiing the warmth from the This means that any super-saturation isFoehn effect is good for tourism but it lost (as rain).The specific humidityincreases the risk of avalanches, it can reduces but relative humidity is 100%. also cause glacial melt and flooding 88'