Atmosphere
Weather
Hurricanes
Tornados
potpourri
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75% of the atmosphere, where life exists

troposphere

100

studies weather

metiorologist

100

A wall of water hitting land during a hurricane

storm surge

100

most violent tornados come from

super cells

200

Warmest layer

thermosphere

200

cloud droplets combine and grow large enough to fall to earth

precipitation

200

Part of the hurricane with the highest/strongest wind and most rainfall

eyewall

200

a Fujita scale is what

0 to 5 measures a tornados intensity

300

Rocks that make up the earth is

Geosphere

300

air moving in a specific direction

wind

300

How many categories in the saffir-simpson hurricane scale

5

300

An rotating updraft

mesocycle

400

part of the earth where life exists

biosphere

400

The boundary between warm and cold air masses is a

front

400

two ingredients needed to form a hurricane

wind and warm water

400

forms when warm humid air collides with cold dry air

Tornado

500

the atmosphere is a mixture of what

Gases

500

measurement of the average amount of motion in molecules

temperature

500

a tropical storm becomes a hurricane when winds reach how many miles per hour

74

500

cannot withstand the enormous force of tornados to record them

anemometers

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