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Chapter 5 Weather – Study Questions. When water droplets in a cloud combine, become too heavy, and fall to the ground as rain, snow, sleet, or hail, we are experiencing ____. Masses of puffy, white clouds, often with flat bases, that form when air currents rise are called ____ clouds.

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Chapter 5 weather study questions

Chapter 5

Weather – Study Questions


Chapter 5 weather study questions

When water droplets in a cloud combine, become too heavy, and fall to the ground as rain, snow, sleet, or hail, we are experiencing ____.


Chapter 5 weather study questions

Masses of puffy, white clouds, often with flat bases, that form when air currents rise are called ____ clouds.


Chapter 5 weather study questions

____ forms when raindrops pass through a layer of freezing air near Earth's surface, forming ice pellets.


Chapter 5 weather study questions

____ forms when the air temperature is below freezing and water vapor changes directly to solid.


Chapter 5 weather study questions

To keep track of high-and low-pressure areas, weather maps are drawn with lines connecting points of equal atmospheric pressure. These lines are called ____.


Chapter 5 weather study questions

Weather expected? are drawn with lines connecting points of equal atmospheric pressure. These lines are called ____.


Chapter 5 weather study questions

Clouds form as warm air rises, expands, cools, and becomes saturated, and then ____ condense(s) into tiny drops, which collect.


Chapter 5 weather study questions

____ humidity is a measure of the amount of water vapor that air is holding compared to the amount needed for saturation at a specific temperature.


Chapter 5 weather study questions

Tornadoes can form when wind at different ____ blows in different directions and at different speeds.


Chapter 5 weather study questions

A(n) ____ connects points of equal temperature. different directions and at different speeds.


Chapter 5 weather study questions

#1 - type of air mass? different directions and at different speeds.







Chapter 5 weather study questions

High, thin, white, feathery clouds containing ice crystals are usually associated with fair weather, but they can also indicate approaching storms. These clouds are called ____ clouds.


Chapter 5 weather study questions

areas of less dense, warm air that can be forced upward are usually associated with fair weather, but they can also indicate approaching storms. These clouds are called ____ clouds.


Chapter 5 weather study questions

#2 - type of air mass? are usually associated with fair weather, but they can also indicate approaching storms. These clouds are called ____ clouds.


Chapter 5 weather study questions

Areas of low-pressure usually have ____. are usually associated with fair weather, but they can also indicate approaching storms. These clouds are called ____ clouds.


Chapter 5 weather study questions

The interaction of air, water, and ____ causes weather. are usually associated with fair weather, but they can also indicate approaching storms. These clouds are called ____ clouds.



Chapter 5 weather study questions

#2 - type of air mass? land is a ____.



Chapter 5 weather study questions

a type of precipitation that forms when the air temperature is below freezing and water vapor changes directly to a solid












Chapter 5 weather study questions

forms when millions of water droplets become suspended in air and collect around small dust particles



Chapter 5 weather study questions

#1 - type of air mass? the air on a certain day



Chapter 5 weather study questions

a type of precipitation that forms when raindrops pass through a layer of freezing air near Earth's surface



Chapter 5 weather study questions

2 clouds formed temperature, it is ____.




Chapter 5 weather study questions

What clear because ____.kind of front is shown?




Chapter 5 weather study questions

A(n) ____ is a large body of air that has the same properties as the Earth's surface over which it develops.


Chapter 5 weather study questions

What drives the weather? properties as the Earth's surface over which it develops.


Chapter 5 weather study questions

How does atmospheric pressure affect the weather? properties as the Earth's surface over which it develops.


Chapter 5 weather study questions

What properties as the Earth's surface over which it develops.kind of front is shown?


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