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Category: Weather Weather
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Tag(s) Weather Phenomena

HZ

Definition

Obscuration due to dust or smoke particles in the air, or as a result of surface heating causing turbulence and refraction of light in the layer of air above the surface.

Description

Haze is associated with dry, and usually hot, conditions and reduces visibility, especially air to ground visibility.

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