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CRCT Question. Which factor would help decrease a hurricane’s strength THE MOST Abundance of cool air Hot air from the land Lack of moist, warm air Sunshine. Corny Joke of the Day. What is the opposite of a cold front? A warm back. Vocab Sheet Due TOMORROW. Candy Toss.

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CRCT Question

Which factor would help decrease a hurricane’s strength THE MOST

Abundance of cool air

Hot air from the land

Lack of moist, warm air

Sunshine


Corny Joke of the Day

What is the opposite of a cold front?

A warm back


Vocab

Sheet

Due

TOMORROW


Candy

Toss


Climate is determined by

1.

2.


  • Types of Clouds

    • ________ – cotton balls – indicates fair weather

    • _________ – flat layers – often has precipitation

    • __________ – high, thin clouds – usually means change in weather

    • __________ – cloud on the ground


Name the air masses


In the USA, the _____________

push air masses from

___________ to __________.


Cold front facts to know:

1. Moves ______________

  • 2. Rapid “uplift” of air occurs due to the cold air lifting the _________ air.

3. Produces ______________CLOUDS.

4. Often produces ___________WEATHER

5. __________, drier air follows.


Facts to know about warm fronts!

1. Warm air moves over _________

2. Produces light to moderate _________.

3. After it passes, __________ weather.


________________ are

the largest storms

on Earth!


What is this a picture of?


___________is the

temperature

when water

vapor condenses

to a solid or liquid


What is this?


StudyGuide Answers


Word

Attack


Dew point

L Pressure

pressure

stratus

maritime

tropical

Warm/rainy

sink

isobars

Climate

Stationary front

Occluded Front

forms

Hurricane

Clear/cold

evaporation

Polar

Cold Front

solid

rain

Warm Front

cold

Rise

H Pressure

cirrus

eye

continental

weather

condensation

surges

warm

sun

gas

cumulonimbus


Poster Pass

  • Groups of four

  • Each person will get a piece of paper

  • Label the sheets as follows:

  • Clouds

  • Fronts

  • Air masses

  • Storms

    d. At the end you want to put the four sheets together as ONE large poster

    e. Each time the buzzer goes off you will switch the posters and add to them!


Sink

Or

Swim


High/feathery like clouds that usually indicate a change of weather are what type of clouds?

Cirrus


What is a cold front represented by on a weather map?

Blue triangles


What type of cloud do thunderstorms usually form in

Cumulonimbus


Where does an air mass get it’s temperature and humidity from?

From where it is formed


What type of pressure systems do hurricanes form in

Low Pressure


What is the center of a hurricane called?

Eye


What type of weather would a maritime/polar air mass bring?

Moist/cold


When a hot air mass meets a cold air mass and there is little to no movement it is called what?

Stationary front


When a cold front moves a warm front, resulting in a thunderstorm. You could conclude that a ________front went through

Cold


In order for a cloud to form, it must condense onto a ___________surface

Solid


A funnel shaped cloud that touches the land is called a

Tornado


What two factors determine the climate of a region

Temperature and precipitation


Why is this hurricane losing strength as it heads north?

Because the water is getting colder


What powers the water cycle?

The Sun


What is a person who studies weather called?

meteorologist


Name the air mass #6

2.

1.

3.

Maritime tropical

4.

5.

6.


What direction does the weather move in the US

West to East


What causes the most damage during a hurricane?

Storm Surge


What type of winds are these?

Global


What moves the weather?

The jet Stream


___________is the

temperature

when water

vapor condenses

to a solid or liquid

Dew Point


Layered clouds that often bring precipitation, are what type of clouds?

Stratus


What is this and example of?

Stationary Front


What stage in the water cycle leads into cloud formation?

Evaporation


What do isobars measure?

Pressure


Evaporation changes water from a vapor to a _______

Liquid


Name the air mass #2

2.

1.

3.

Continental polar

4.

5.

6.


Warm Front

What is this an example of?


What does the H on a weather map stand for?

High Pressure


What are the largest storms on Earth?

Hurricanes


Where should you go during a tornado warning?

Basement or someplace without windows


Where does a lot of our dry, cold air during winter come from?

The northern poles


What type of weather is Atlanta currently experiencing? Why?

Rain, a warm front just went through


What is the main “ingredient” for a hurricane

Warm Water


By changes in temperature

How are the layers of the atmosphere classified?


Density = mass/volume

What is the formula for density?


What is this a picture of?

Sea breeze


.

What is this an example of?

Cold Front


This is a current weather map of the southeast. What type of weather would Georgia experience tomorrow?

Cold and clear


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