Water & Atmoshere Ch 4 Weather Test

20 terms by dewaldd

Create a new folder

Advertisement Upgrade to remove ads

Evaporation

________ is the name of the process by which water vapor enters the
atmosphere during the water cycle.

psychrometer

Relative humidity can be measured with a(an) _____________.

cooling of the air & the presence of particles in the air

. Two conditions are required for cloud formation are __________ and____________.

cirrus clouds

Very high feathery clouds are called ________________.

5 centimeters

On average, a snowfall of 50 centimeters would equal a rainfall of ________.

continental, polar

Cold, dry air affecting the northern United States in winter often comes from ___ _______ air masses.

dry and clear

Weather associated with an anticyclone is generally ______________.

wind speed

Small lines at the end of the shaft that represents wind direction on a weather map indicate _______________.

balloons & Satellites

The collecting of weather data in the last 40 years has been improved mostly by ____________.

high winds

The most dangerous aspect of a snowstorm is often the __________.

flash floods

Sudden, violent floods that occur shortly after a storm are called _________________.

high winds & low pressure

A hurricane's storm surge is caused by a combination of _________ and_____.

drought

A long period of scarce rainfall or dry weather called a _____________ may result in a shortage of water.

temperature

On newspaper weather maps, colors are often used to indicate ____________________ ranges for different areas.

thunderstorms

Storms that form within large cumulonimbus clouds and produce rain and lightning are called ____________________.

warm front

At a ______, warm air meets and moves over cold air.

cyclones

The low air pressure of _______ is often associated with storms and precipitation.

falling air pressure

Rain or snow usually is associated with ____________ .

Front

The boundary where unlike air masses meet but do not easily mix is called a(n) _______.

Tornadoes

_________ form in the same kind of cloud as thunderstorms

Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.

Having trouble? Click here for help.

We can’t access your microphone!

Click the icon above to update your browser permissions above and try again

Example:

Reload the page to try again!

Reload

Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom

Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom

It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.

Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.

For more help, see our troubleshooting page.

Your microphone is muted

For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.

Star this term

You can study starred terms together

NEW! Voice Recording

Create Set