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Foehn and mist
The "foehn effect" is a remarkable meteorological phenomenon found in mountainous regions. It is characterized by heavy rainfall on one side of the mountain and a hot, dry wind on the other side. It results in a difference that can reach 37° to 39° F (3 to 4° C) from one side of the Vosges to the other. The mountainous barrier is also particularly conducive to the formation of fog, especially in winter.
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