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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.

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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


What type of front forms when a cold air mass runs into and forces warm air up rapidly?

cold


What type of front forms when a cold air mass and warm air mass battle each other and neither is moving?

stationary


What type of front forms when warm air is lifted off the ground?

occluded


What is the name of the red air mass

Continental polar


What is the name of the yellow air mass

Maritime polar


Name the purple air mass

Maritime tropical


Name the blue air mass.

Continental tropical


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 _____________.

isotherms


What connects lines on a weather map joining places with the same air pressure?

isobars


An _____________is a large body of air with similar temperature and humidity.

Air mass


An area where air masses meet but do not mix is call what?

front


A funnel-shaped cloud that touches Earth’s surface is called

a tornado


What scale is used to classify hurricanes?

Saffir-simpson


What does this symbol represent?

Occluded front


Thunderstorm clouds

cumulonimbus


Describe the conditions in the eye of a hurricane

calm


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.

cyclones


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?

Continental polar


Where do continental tropical air masses form that affect the US?

Mexico/SW US


Type of front that may bring all day rain or snow and has the following symbol?

warm


What type of front brings the most violent weather?

Cold front


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


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