Type of front located in the eastern US. cold. Type of front over central Canada. warm. Type of weather front off the northwest coast of the US and Canada. stationary. What type of front forms when a warm air mass runs into and overtakes a cold air mass?. warm.
Type of front located in the eastern US
Type of front over central Canada.
Type of weather front off the northwest coast of the US and Canada
What type of front forms when a warm air mass runs into and overtakes a cold air mass?
What type of front forms when a cold air mass runs into and forces warm air up rapidly?
What type of front forms when a cold air mass and warm air mass battle each other and neither is moving?
What type of front forms when warm air is lifted off the ground?
What is the name of the red air mass
What is the name of the yellow air mass
Name the purple air mass
Name the blue air mass.
What is the temperature and humidity of the green air mass?
High humidity and cold
What is the humidity and temperature of the gray air mass?
High humidity and warm
What is the temperature and moisture amounts for the red air mass
Dry or low humidity and cold
Which type of weather alert is more severe: a watch or warning?
Warning: means weather severe weather is expected within 24 hours
Lines on a weather map that connect areas with similar air temperatures are called _____________.
What connects lines on a weather map joining places with the same air pressure?
An _____________is a large body of air with similar temperature and humidity.
An area where air masses meet but do not mix is call what?
A funnel-shaped cloud that touches Earth’s surface is called
What scale is used to classify hurricanes?
What does this symbol represent?
Describe the conditions in the eye of a hurricane
Where is the best place to seek protection (inside and outside) during a tornado?
Basement or away from window and a ditch
What do you want to avoid (both inside and outside) during a thunderstorm?
Electrical appliances, water, tall objects
___________ push air toward the center of low pressure systems.
When cold, dry air moves across one of the Great Lakes picking up moisture, what forms?
Lake effect snow
The cold, dry air that comes from Canada that affects Michigan is what type of air mass?
Where do continental tropical air masses form that affect the US?
Type of front that may bring all day rain or snow and has the following symbol?
What type of front brings the most violent weather?
Once a warm front has passed, what will the weather be like?
Warm, humid with clear skies/cumulus clouds
Once a cold front has passed, what will the weather be like?
Cooler, drier with clearing skies
What is one difference between mid latitude cyclones and anticyclones?
The direction the wind blows, the pressure