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I am spongebob

What is a thermometer?

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Clouds that look like puffy mounds. They are flat on the bottom. They are always changing shape.

What is cumulus?

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What does a cold front look like on a weather map?

Blue lines with triangles that show the direction in which is moves.

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Water falling from the clouds as rain, snow, sleet, or hail.

What is precipitation?

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I am used to measure amounts of precipitation.

What is a rain gauge?

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Clouds that are low, cover the sky, and look gray.

What is stratus?

200

What type of front has red lines and half circles to show the direction it is moving in?

Warm Front

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This is what happens as air pressure rises. 

The weather becomes more sunny and dry. 

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I am used to measure wind direction.

What is a wind vane or weather vane?

300

Clouds that are found up high. The look like thin, narrow bands.

What is cirrus?

300

This forms on land when a dry, cold air mass meets a warm, moist air mass.

What is a tornado?

300

This is the layer of air where weather occurs. 

Atmosphere

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I am used to measure the wind speed.

What is an anemometer?

400

Clouds that are heavy and dark. These usually bring severe weather.

What is cumulonimbus?

400

This is a huge, slow-moving storm that is fueled by heat and energy from warm ocean waters. 

What is a hurricane?

400

This is someone who studies weather. 

What is a meteorologist?

558

I am used to measure air pressure.

What is a barometer?

558

This is the suffix that means a cloud is "dark"

-nimbus

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What type of front doesn't move?

Stationary Front

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This is an area where air masses meet

What is a front?

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