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



Name the purple air mass

Maritime tropical


Name the blue air mass.

Continental tropical


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 _____________.



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

Air mass


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


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


Once a warm front has passed, what will the weather be like?

Warm, humid with clear skies/cumulus clouds


What is one difference between mid latitude cyclones and anticyclones?

The direction the wind blows, the pressure