Tornadoes
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100

The strongest tornadoes are formed from these.

What are supercells?

100

A cloud is formed from this. 

What are evaporated water and dust particles?

100

Found at the center of the hurricane, it can provide sunny, clear weather.

What is the eye?

100

This temperature is required for snow. 

What is 32 degrees?

100

He discovered electricity by flying a kite during a thunderstorm. 

Who is Benjamin Franklin.

200

The circling air in a tornado. 

What is a mesocyclone?

200

Also known as a rain cloud. 

What is cumulonimbus? 

200

This deadly category 5 hurricane flooded New Orleans killed 1,800 people and caused $125 billion dollars in damage. 

What is Katrina?

200

When cold temperatures cause water molecules to turn solid and fall towards the surface of the Earth.

What is hail?

200

A person who studies weather. 

What is a climatologist or meteorologist?

300

This letter and number combination is used to identify the strongest type of tornado. 

What is F-5?

300

When a warm layer of air sits above a cold shallow layer. 

What is an ice storm?

300

The slowest speeds wind must travel in order for a storm to be considered a hurricane. 

What is 75 mph?

300

This type of rain will cause your penny to turn green.

What is acid rain?
300

These orbiting devices are used to monitor the weather and climate of the Earth and are used by scientists to "read" and "predict" the weather. 

What are satellites? 

400

Often looking like a tornado, it's a spinning column of water droplets. 

What are water spouts?

400

This cloud is often mistaken as a UFO. 

What is a lenticular cloud. 

400

In the northern hemisphere, hurricanes rotate in this direction, opposite of the hands of a clock. 

What is counter-clockwise?

400

A seasonal down-pouring of heavy rain sometimes lasting weeks or months. 

What is a monsoon?

400

The name for someone who actively tries to find severe storms. 

What are storm chasers?

500

The name for an area running through the center of the United States where tornadoes are most frequent. 

What is tornado alley?

500

This event can cause blizzard like conditions that last throughout the winter. 

What is a Polar-Vortex

500

Most hurricanes that reach the U.S. form of the coast of this continent. 

What is Africa?

500

A lack of rain or precipitation over a long period of time. 

What is a drought?

500

Someone who might be at the end of a spectacular ray of color caused by sunlight passing through rain drops. 

What is a leprechaun?

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