Atmosphere and Weather Study Guide
the atmospheric conditions and weather of an area.
earth’s continuous water motion which includes six steps
a thunder cloud
water in solid or liquid form that falls from the air to the Earth
What is the hurricane season in the United States?
June 1st to November 30th
measures the intensity of a hurricane and measures the wind speed and air pressure of the storm
pulls winds to the right in the Northern Hemisphere and to the left in the Southern Hemisphere
a fear of thunder
a fear of thunderstorms
the study of weather
prediction of weather
synonym of precipitation and includes hail, rainfall, thunder, etc
an extreme version of precipitation
organization that tracks down deadly weather
organization that gives the military information about upcoming storms
A powerful storm with heavy rainfall and intense winds
severe weather likely to occur within the next 24 hours
severe weather has been seen and is likely to occur in the next 36 hours
hot and cold air crash against each other during a rainstorm
moisture and temperature
instrument used to measure relative humidity
giant storm with heavy rains and intense winds
How are clouds formed?
through evaporation and condensation are formed from water vapor
speeding and spinning winds that lasts minutes and causes destruction
What is the life cycle of a hurricane?
It starts out with groups of thunderstorms which travel over the tropic waters and winds from 2 different directions collide and move over low pressure land
when water vapor becomes a liquid
temperature at which air is fully saturated
mercury-filled glass tube used to measure air pressure