Measuring Weather Conditions
Clouds and Precipitation
Predicting Weather
Local Weather Patterns
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Measures how hot or cold something is

What is a thermometer?

100

Masses of tiny water droplets or ice crystals

What are clouds?

100

Studying weather maps help meteorologist ....

What is predict weather?

100
Season that is the coldest in North Carolina

What is Winter?

100

Layer of the atmosphere where weather occurs

What is Troposphere?

200

Anemometer

What is measures wind speed?

200

Fog is a ______________ cloud

What is stratus?

200

Place where a warm air mass meets a colder air mass and slowly rises above it.

What is a warm front?

200

Region that has the most snow and is the coldest in North Carolina

What is mountain region?

200

Weather moves from __________ to ___________

What is West to East?

300

Clear, sunny skies, fair weather is a ______________ system

What is high pressure system?

300

Clouds present during a thunderstorm.

What are cumulonimbus clouds?

300
The movement of water between Earth's atmosphere and surface.

What is the water cycle?

300

Type of precipitation that falls the most in North Carolina.

What is rain?

300

Air current in the atmosphere that moves weather

What is a Jet Stream?

400

Measures air pressure

What is a barometer?

400

Clouds that are made of ice crystals and look like feathers high in the sky

What are Cirrus Clouds?

400

The change from a liquid to a gas

What is evaportion?

400

Warm ocean current that keeps North Carolina's weather mild during the winter

What is Gulf Stream?

400

Mid level winds that are present in the middle latitudes

What are prevailing westerlies?

500

Condition of the atmosphere at a certain time and place

What is weather?

500

Step in the water cycle where clouds are formed.

What is condensation?

500

Large body of  air with about the same temperature and humidity throughout.

What is an air mass?

500

Forms over warm ocean water and brings strong winds and heavy rains.

 What is a hurricane?

500

The "engine" that powers the weather on Earth 

What is the Sun?

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