Clouds
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100
What are clouds made of?
What is water and dust particles
100

This has heavy winds and can damage homes and cars

What is tornado

100

The symbol for a cold front is a curved line with this shape on it

What is triangle

100

I measure the speed of wind

What is anemometer

100

In which direction do weather patterns move in the United States?

What is west to east

200
Name 3 types of clouds
What is cumulous, stratus and cirrus
200

This can flood homes due to heavy winds and rain

What is Hurricane

200

A curved red line with semi cirlcles on it is the symbol for a ?

What is warm front

200
if you have a fever or to meausre the temperature of the air, use me
What is a thermometer
200

Which winds are most responsible for the cold weather that occurs in North Carolina during the winter?

What are continental polar

300

What type of cloud is wispy and feathery

What is cirrus

300

This has rain thunder and lightening

What is thunderstorm

300

The weather forecast indicates that a warm front will be moving into the area in the next 24 hours. Which type of weather will most likely result?

What is cloudy skies and rainy weather

300
Feeling like the air is weighing down on you, to measure air pressure use me
What is a barometer
300

How do air masses move across the United States?

What are the prevailing westerlies

400
what type of cloud appears as a blanket covering the sky?
What is Stratus
400

You should take cover in a ditch or basement for this type of storm

What is Tornado

400

As a result of a cold front, this kind of weather will be sure to follow

What is heavy rains or violent thunderstorms

400
Curious about how much rain fell in a certain period of time? Use me to measure it
What is a rain gauge
400

Westerly winds moving across the deserts of the United States toward the East Coast most likely bring which types of conditions to North Carolina?

What are hot and dry

500
clouds form when this kind of air rises, expands and cools.
What is warm air
500

You should move inland and board up your windows during this type of storm

What is a hurricane

500

warm air mass meets and rises above cold air masses during this kind of front

What is warm

500

Use this tool to measure the humidity in the air

What is a hygrometer 

500

It forms a boundary between a cold air mass and a warm air mass.

What is a jet stream

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