Blizzards
Water
Thunderstorms
Tornadoes
Monsoons
100

Name two characteristics of a blizzard.

snow, cold, wind, etc

100

What is it called when there is too much water and it overflows on the land?

flood

100

What is the loud boom called during a thunderstorm?

thunder

100

What do you call a person who chases a tornado?

storm chasers

100

Name a characteristic of a monsoon.

A lot of rain and wind

200

Describe the dangers of a blizzard

car accidents, fallen wires and trees, heavy snow, etc

200

Where is rain formed?

clouds

200

What is the streak of light called in the sky during a thunderstorm?

lightening

200

What is dangerous about a tornado

destruction of houses, flipped cars

200

Where do monsoons occur?

India

300

Where is snow formed?

clouds

300

What is it called when the ground gets dry because there is not enough water?

Drought

300

What is dangerous about a thunderstorm

fallen wires, loss of electricity, 

300

What shape is a tornado

funnel

300

Why do farmers depend on rain?

to grow their crops so people have food

400

How many sides does a snowflake have?

6

400

What is another word for rain and snow called when they fall from the sky?

precipitation

400
When are thunderstorms most likely to occur?

In the spring or summer.  In the evening or night.

400

If there is a threat of a tornado what does the national weather service issue?

tornado warning

400

What does a rain gauge measure

amount of rainfall

500

Name a place in the United States where blizzards occur.

Northeast, Rochester, anywhere cold

500

What is the cycle called that includes precipitation, evaporation, condensation and run-off?

Water cycle

500

Occasionally it hails during a thunderstorm.  What is hail?

large balls of ice that fall from the sky.

500

What do you call a tornado that is over water?

waterspout

500

Random bonus-

Who studies the weather, is on TV and Ms. Fredericks thinks is cute

Rich Caniglia

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