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5 Matching Questions

  1. Cirrus clouds
  2. Thunderstorms
  3. Cumulus clouds
  4. Precipitation
  5. Wind
  1. a Thin, white & feathery edges,
    seen on good weather days, no rain, whispy cotton
  2. b Strong, local storms with lightning, thunder and sometimes hail. May form when warm moist air is forced up by a front.
  3. c air movement; wind moves from areas of high pressure to areas of low pressure; wind is named for th direction of which it comes Ex. North wind blows North to south
  4. d Large, puffy, look like cotton balls, usually mean good weather, change shape, sit low in the sky.
    Heavy dark cumulus clouds produce storms
  5. e water returning to the Earth's surfact from the atmosphere (rain, snow, sleet, hail)

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. The amount of water vapor in the air
  2. cause the change of seasons
  3. Storms with strong winds and heavy rains. Occur over a large area and last a long time. Begin over the ocean but can move to shore.
  4. The average weather of an area
    Differ because of the way the sun's rays strike the Earth
  5. Scale that shows the number for wind speed.

5 True/False Questions

  1. ForecastPlace where two air masses meet

          

  2. Stratus cloudThick layer that forms a blanket over land.
    Little sunlight shines through, appear gray, produce rain or snow, fog is a stratus cloud that's close to the Earth

          

  3. Four Properties of WeatherInstrument that measures air temperature; movement of molecules

          

  4. BarometerInstrument that measures air pressure

          

  5. Frontair movement; wind moves from areas of high pressure to areas of low pressure; wind is named for th direction of which it comes Ex. North wind blows North to south

          

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