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What process of the water cycle forms clouds?

What is condensation.

100

Water vapor that condenses around dust or air particles in the atmosphere is called what?

Clouds

100

What is it called where two air masses meet?

What is a front?

100

What tool measures air pressure?

What is a barometer.

100

This climate is warm.

What is Tropical

200

What powers the water cycle?

What is the sun?

200

This type of cloud is round and puffy.  The word means heap or pile.

What is cumulus

200

A curved  line with red half circles on it is the symbol for a ?

What is warm front

200

What is the force that pushes on air molecules?

What is air pressure?

200

This climate is cold

What is polar

300

rain, sleet, snow, and hail are examples of?

What is precipitation. 

300

This type of cloud is very high in the atmosphere, and is thin and wispy.  The word means curl.

What is Cirrus

300

The weather forecast indicates that the weather will be turning cold very quickly with the chance of a tornado. What type of front would cause this?

What is a cold front.

300

Differences in air pressure would cause what?

What is wind.

300

This climate is humid and wet

What is maritime

400

1. What do the words maritime, continental, polar, and tropical mean?

2. Describe the continental tropical (cT) airmass. 

1.What is wet (humid), dry, cold, and warm.

2. Dry and warm (desert)

400

This type of cloud is low and covers the sky.  The word means layer.

Stratus.

400

This type of front is when a warm and cold front meet.  It brings many days of cloudy, wet weather.

What is a stationary front.

400

the condition of the atmosphere at a particular place and time

What is weather?

400

This climate is dry

What is continental

500

This cloud is large, dark and high in the sky. It is associated with bad weather such as thunderstorms.

What is cumulonimbus.

500

This type of cloud covers the sky and produces rain or snow.

Nimbostratus

500

This type of front is when a warm and cold front are moving in the same direction.

What is an occluded front.

500

a large body of air with similar temperature, humidity and air pressure that forms over land or water.

What is an air mass?

500

The climate of Florida

Maritime tropical.

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