Weather
Vocabulary
Stormy Weather
Lightning
Flash Floods
Tornado
Safety and
Trivia
100

Scientists who study weather

Who are meteorologists?

100
Spinning cloud with a funnel shape
What is a tornado?
100

When is Lightning most common

What is the summer months?

100

What can 6 inches of water do to you or your vehicle

What is knock you over or make you lose control of your vehicle?

100
Where you should go during a tornado if you are in a school or public building
What is the lowest level of the building?
200

Instrument that shows wind direction

What is a wind vane?

200
Large, powerful storm that occurs over large bodies of water
What is a hurricane?
200

What is formed when Lightning hits the sand 

What is Fulgurite?

200
What should you do if you see water on roads or other areas

What is turn around?

200
April through June
What are the months that the most tornadoes occur?
300
Measures wind speed
What is an anemometer?
300
Water overflow that is caused by a large amount of rainfall
What is a flood?
300

What should you do when Lightning strikes and you are outdoors

What is find shelter?

300

What does 1 foot of water do you your vehicle

What is make it float? 
300
What you should do if you’re in a car during a tornado
What is pull over and get out of the vehicle?
400
The weather of a place over a long time
What is climate?
400

Another name for a hurricane

What is a typhoon or cyclone?

400

What is Lightning caused by

What is opposite electric charges?

400

When you receive word that a flash flood is going to occur what should you do

What is find higher ground

400
Scale used rate the damage and speed of tornadoes
What is the Fujita scale (F-scale)?
500
The state of the air at a certain time and place
What is weather?
500
Most common type of storm
What is a thunderstorm?
500

What is the speed of Lightning

What is 270,000 miles per hour?

500

What is the definition of Flash Flooding

What is flooding that begins within 6 hours or as little as 3 hours, because of heavy rainfall (or other cause)

500
Where you should go during a tornado if you are in a house
What is the basement?
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