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  1. ice crystals formed by sublimation of water vapor on a relatively cold surface like grass, cars, etc.
  2. a state in which the air is "holding" all of the water that it can take at a given temperature.
  3. a ground level cloud formed by nighttime radiational cooling of a humid air layer. Common on clear nights with light winds over damp areas such as rain soaked fields or wetlands.
  4. a boundary that forms when a cold front overtakes a warm front.
  5. a nearly motionless boundary between a cold air mass and a warm air mass. Winds blow parallel to the front, but in opposite directions on the two sides of the front.
  6. a temperature drop that accompanies a pressure reduction on an air parcel, as when air parcels rise within the atmosphere.

6 True/False questions

  1. Warm Fronta boundary in which a warm air mass is over taking a cold air mass.


  2. Fronta boundary that exists between air masses with different temperatures and/or water vapor concentrations.


  3. Cold Fronta boundary in which a cold air mass is overtaking a warm air mass.


  4. Advection Foga ground level cloud formed when a moist, warm, air mass moves over a cold surface like a snow pack, a lake, or an ocean.


  5. Orographic Liftinga process by which air reaches saturation by being forced up and over mountains.


  6. Steam Foga visible mass of water droplets or ice crystals that are suspended in an air layer that has contact with the ground.


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