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What are clouds made of?

water and dust particles

100

Humidity is the amount of this in the air

water or moisture

100

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

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

cumulous, stratus and cirrus

200

When clouds become saturated it begins to...

rain

200

A curved blue line with semi circles on it is the symbol for a ...

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?

cirrus clouds

300

Any form of water that falls from the sky is called ...

precipitation

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?

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?

Stratus

400

Electrical charges in clouds can produce

lightning

400

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

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.

warm air

500

Someone who is trained to predict the weather is called a

meteorologist

500

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

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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