Weather General
Severe Weather
Air Masses
Fronts
Global Winds
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What refers to the short-term changes in the atmospher?

Weather

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It brings high winds, heavy rains, lightning and sometimes hail.

Thunderstorm

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It is a huge body of air that forms over ocean or land in tropical or polar regions of the Earth.

Air Mass

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What is kind of front moves in such a way that colder air replaces warmer air?

Cold front

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A breeze comes from the sea is __________ while  it land breeze if it comes _______. 

Sea Breeze, land

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It is the average weather in a location over a long period of time.

Climate

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They are huge powerful storms that form out of over the ocean.

Hurricanes

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A kind of air mass that originates in warm tropical region.

Tropical air mass 

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A front that moves in such a way that warmer air replaces colder air.

Warm front

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Dry, cold prevailing winds from the high-pressure areas of the polar highs at the north and south poles towards low-pressure areas within the Westerlies at high latitudes

Polar Easterlies

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What measure atmosphere pressure?

Barometer

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They are violent column of wind that spin very fast. 

Tornadoes

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If an air mass is formed  over ocean it is called________. 

Maritime 

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It is a kind of front which is stationary or nearly so.

Stationary front

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Prevailing __________ , are prevailing winds in the middle latitudes between 30 and 60 degrees latitude, blowing from the high pressure area in the horse latitudes towards the poles.

Westerlies

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What are the different climate zones?

Polar, Temperate ,Tropical

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What are other names for tornadoes?

Cyclone, Funnel, Twister

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What is responsible for the unevenly heating of the Earth?

Sun

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A composite of two fronts as a cold front overtakes a warm front or stationary front.

Occluded front

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Permanent east-to-west prevailing winds that flow in the Earth's equatorial region

Trade winds

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What is the importance of weather forecasting?

To plan the day and to prepare for the severe weather.

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What makes severe weather dangerous?

They can bring big disaster such damaging properties and kill lives.

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Enumerate the 4 types of air masses

Continental Polar, Continental Tropical,

Maritime Polar, Maritime Tropical

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What are the 4 kinds of fronts?

Cold, warm, occluded and stationary fronts

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What is Coriolis Effect?

The Coriolis effect is an apparent deflection of a course of motion that occurs because Earth is a sphere that is spinning on its axis (the daily rotation that gives rise to day & night).

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