Weather Tools
Weather & Water Cycle
Air Pressure
Winds
Dew Point & Precipitation
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What is a weather vane?

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The condition of the atmosphere at any given time/place

What is weather?

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This is the trend for air pressure as one moves further up the troposphere

What is decreases?

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This kind of local wind is common during the summer, when land heats up

What is a sea breeze?

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When dew point is reached, relative humidity is this

What is 100%?

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What is a barometer?

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Climate is the weather patterns at a specific place over the course of

What are 30 years/decades/long periods of time?

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Air pressure is measured in millibars or 

What is inches of Mercury?

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Faster winds are represented by isobars that are what?

What is closer together?
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The % of sky with clouds in it

What is cloud cover?

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What is an anemometer?

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The greatest source of evaporation

What is ocean water/the oceans?

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This kind of temperature is associated with high air pressure

What is cold?

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A wind blowing toward the Northwest would be called this kind of wind

What is Southeast?

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A cloud that forms at Earth's surface

What is fog?

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What is a sling psychrometer?

800

Heat is transferred through the atmosphere in these

What are convection cells?

800

This kind of air pressure is associated with storms

What is low?

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The polar jet stream moves South and blank during the winter (speed)

What is faster?

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Precipitation formed by the updrafts of a thunderstorm cloud

What is hail?

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What is a rain gauge?

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The process by which plants release water vapor into the atmosphere

What is transpiration?

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Air exerts 1 atmosphere of pressure or blank millibars at sea level

What is 1013.2?

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The global wind belt that affects most of the United States is called this

What is the prevailing westerlies?

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In order to condense, water needs this

What is a surface?
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