Clouds and Layers
Weather Facts
Fronts and Masses Facts
Weather Tools
Severe weather/gases
100

These make up clouds 

What is water vapor and dust particles?

100

The Earth's rotation makes the wind curve.

What is the Coriolis effect?

100

The symbol for a cold front is a blue curved line with these shapes on it

What is are triangles?

100

I measure the speed of wind

What is a anemometer?

100

The severity of a hurricane is ranked uses these on the Saffir-Simpson scale.

What are numbers?

200

We live in this atmospheric layer.

What is the troposphere?

200

In an airplane, as the altitude increases, the ______ dereases.                             o

Temperature ?

200

A curved red line with semi-circles on it is the symbol this type of weather.

What is a warm front?

200

if you have a fever or to measure the temperature of the air, use me.

What is a thermometer?

200

I am a big storm that gets my energy from warm ocean waters. 

What is a hurricane?

300

This layer is where meteors burn up.

What is the mesosphere?

300

Warm air rises over the land, moves to the ocean/sea, then back to the land again. 

What is an ocean/sea breeze?

300

A huge body of air that has similar temperature, humidity, and air pressure at any given height.

What is an air mass?



300

Use this to measure air pressure.

What is a barometer?

300

The most common gas in the atmosphere.

What is nitrogen?

400

A type of cloud that appears as a low gray blanket covering the sky.

What is stratus?

400

Causes a decrease in temperature decrease as the altitude increases.

What is the Lapse rate ?

400

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What are Weather Air Mass Type Designations


400

Curious about how much rain fell in a certain period of time? Use me to measure it

What is a rain gauge?

400

The gas that has the ability to trap heat in the atmosphere.

What is CO2? 

  And others

500

These clouds form and make big thunderstorms.

What are cumulonimbus clouds?

500

During a hurricane, this produces most of the damage and deaths.

What is a storm surge or flooding?

500

A pair of air masses, neither of which is strong enough to replace the other. 

What is stationary front?

500

This person uses tools to predict the weather.

What is a meteorologist?

500

This is the gas has that has the greatest contribution to the green house effect.

What is Water Vapor ?

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