The (Not So) Anomalous Wind: Rethinking Gradient Wind Balance Regimes Gradient wind balance is one of the basic concepts taught in dynamic meteorology classes. Textbooks such as that by Holton go over 4 regimes of the gradient wind solutions: (1) Regular Low, (2) Regular High, (3) Anomalous Low, and (4) Anomalous High. Whether the “anomalous” […]