High & Low Pressure and Weather
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Air in a __________ system _________ towards the ground.
high pressure, sinks
Air in a ______________ system rotates __________________.
high pressure, clockwise
Air in a _________________ system moves _______________.
low pressure, upwards
Air in a ______________ system rotates __________________ .
low pressure, counterclockwise
As air _________, the pressure ______________ even more causing it to ___________.
rises, decreases, cool
When air temperature ________ the water vapor will ____________ forming __________ and sometimes precipitation.
cools, condense, clouds
As air _______ towards the ground, the pressure ________ even more causing the temperature to ________.
sinks, increases, rise
When air temperature ______________ it can hold _______ water vapor and the resulting weather is likely to be ________ with clear skies and sunshine.
increases, more, good
Air moves from areas of _______ pressure to areas of _______ pressure.
________ is the result of air ____________ across the ground from areas of high pressure to areas of low pressure.
The ______________ and ___________ of the wind at a place can help us identify the location of high and low pressure systems.
Air ______________ around a high or low pressure system because of the Coriolis effect.
The ___________ is because the Earth is spinning so air and liquids that are moving follow a ___________ path.
Coriolis effect, curved
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