Atmosphere
Weather
Air Masses
Severe Weather
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What layer of the atmosphere do we live in?

Troposphere

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What weather can you expect with a cold front?

Rough storms

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What kind of air do you expect with a Continental polar air mass

Dry and cold

100

A low pressure system turns into what type of storm?

Tropical system/hurricane

200

The Ozone layer is in which layer?

Stratosphere

200

What weather can you expect with a warm front?

Gentle rain

200

What kind of air does a Continental tropical air mass bring?

Dry and warm

200

Should you stay put during a severe storm?

Yes

300

The Thermosphere is broken up into which two layers?

Ionosphere and Exosphere

300

Cold fronts bring what 2 things to an area?

Cold temps and rough storms

300

What type of air does a Marine polar air mass bring?

Wet and Cold
300

The center of a hurricane is called the....

Eye

400

Meteors explode in which layer?

Mesosphere

400

If a cold front collided into a warm front, what severe storm would it most likely bring?

Tornadoes

400

What type of air does a Marine tropical air mass bring?

Wet and warm

400

What is the name of the scale we use to categorize tornadoes.

Enhanced Fujita Scale (EF scale)

500
Name all of the layers from closest to farthest rom earth, include the two layers of the thermosphere, the ozone layer, the layer in which we live, and the layer that auroras occur.
Troposphere-the layer we live in

Stratosphere-the layer that has ozone

Mesosphere

Thermosphere- Ionosphere( auroras), Exosphere


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Low pressure systems bring what type of weather?

Stormy

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What type air mass starts in the west and sweeps through the United states.

Marine Polar 

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What are the 3 stages of a thunderstorm?

Developing, Mature, Dissolution

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