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Chapter 5, Lesson 4 – Severe Weather. Next Slide. 1. What do you call a large region of air that has similar temperature and humidity ?. Answer?. An air mass. Next Slide. 2 . What is a cold front?. Answer?. The leading edge of a cold air mass. Next Slide.

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1 what do you call a large region of air that has similar temperature and humidity

1. What do you call a large region of air that has similar temperature and humidity?

Answer?

An air mass

Next Slide

2 what is a cold front

2. What is a cold front?

Answer?

The leading edge of a cold air mass.

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3 what is a rainstorm that includes lightning and thunder called

3. What is a rainstorm that includes lightning and thunder called?

Answer?

A thunderstorm

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4 how does a hurricane form

4. How does a hurricane form?

Answer?

Warm air rises over warm ocean water and becomes less dense. Surrounding air begins to spin in a counterclockwise direction.

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5 what does a change in atmospheric pressure usually indicate

5. What does a change in atmospheric pressure usually indicate?

Answer?

A change of weather

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6 name three examples of storms with a low pressure closure

6. Name three examples of storms with a low pressure closure.

Answer?

Cyclones, hurricanes, and tornadoes

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7 what causes lightning

7. What causes lightning?

Answer?

discharged electricity that is built up in a thunderhead cloud

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a. cold dry air is warmed

b. warm dry air is cooled

c. warm moist air is cooled

8. Which of the following best describes the conditions that cause storms and severe weather to occur?

d. cold moist air is warmed

Answer?

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