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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 ____.


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Weather expected?


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


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____ 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.


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


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A(n) ____ connects points of equal temperature.


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#1 - type of air mass?


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Low, layered gray clouds that produce light precipitation are ____ clouds.


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Violent storms generally form along ____.


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A(n) ____ shows weather conditions at one specific location.


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Fog is a ____ cloud that forms near the ground.


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____ can be produced by thunderstorms.


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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.


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areas of less dense, warm air that can be forced upward


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#2 - type of air mass?


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Areas of low-pressure usually have ____.


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The interaction of air, water, and ____ causes weather.


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A violent, whirling wind that moves in a narrow path over land is a ____.


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#2 - type of air mass?


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High pressure means good weather because ____.


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


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When severe weather conditions already exist, a(n) ____ is issued.


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2 clouds formed


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a form of precipitation that can break windows and destroy crops


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The boundary between cold and warm air masses is called a ____.


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Weather expected?


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the temperature at which air is saturated and condensation forms


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areas of descending air


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Most hurricanes ____.


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A ____ studies and forecasts the weather using data gathered from many sources.


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stratus cloud that forms when air condenses near the ground


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


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given as a percentage indicating how much water vapor is in the air on a certain day


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#1 - type of air mass?


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The temperature at which air is saturated and condensation forms is the ____.


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


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When air contains as much moisture as possible at a specific temperature, it is ____.


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2 clouds formed


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  • As the temperature of air increases, can it hold more water vapor (A) or less water vapor (B)?


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Water can form on grass in the early morning when the air is clear because ____.


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What kind of front is shown?


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Precipitation and storms occur ____.


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What is the name for the amount of water vapor held in air?


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


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What drives the weather?


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How does atmospheric pressure affect the weather?


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What kind of front is shown?


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