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chance of
There's a slight _________ ____ rain today. = a possibility of something happening. (2 words)
chilly
It's ___________ out tonight. = a little cold
clear
The sky is ____________ and we can see stars. = no clouds in the sky.
degrees
It's 20 _____________ and snowing. = a measurement used for temperature.
freezing
We were _____________ in the tent last night. = very cold
get a tan
She wants to ______ __ ______ at the beach. =Be in the sun in order to get darker skin. (3 words)
hiking
He loves ________________ in Yosemite. = a long walk in the woods or the mountains.
how come?
= why?
incredible
The view is just ____________! = extremely good, large or great.
it's pouring
Oh no! I forgot my raincoat and _____ _________. = it's raining very hard. (2 words)
muddy
Take your boots off outside if they are ____________. = covered with mud [wet dirt]
overnight
= during the night.
partly cloudy
The weather today is __________ ____________. = clear in some places and cloudy in others. (2 words)
showers
More _________ are forecast for tonite. = short periods of rain.
sick of
I am ______ _____ the rainy weather! = tired of (2 words)
weather forecast
He listens to the ___________ ____________ on the news each night. = a prediction of the weather; weather report. (2 words)
winter break
= vacation in the winter between semesters of colleges, universities, or other schools. (2 words)
snorkeling
She sees many fish when she goes _______. = the activity of swimming while equipped with a diving mask.
vacation
I am excited to go on ______________. = holiday, time spent not working or in school.
skiing
We're going ______ in Tahoe this winter. = the sport of moving down hills or across land in the snow or water wearing skis.
warm
The weather is nice and ______. = slightly hot, in a pleasant way.
umbrella
It started to rain, so I put up my ____________. = An object you use to protect yourself from the rain or sun.
Iittering
__________ is a problem at this beach. = throwing paper and garbage on the ground or street [litter = garbage]
temperature
The __________ of the water is just right for swimming. =A measure of how hot or cold a place is.
fall
There are beautiful leaves to see in the ____________. =the season between summer and winter, when leaves change color and the weather becomes slightly colder [= autumn]:
spring
I plant my garden in the _________. = the season between Winter and Summer when flowers and leaves appear.
summer
We go to the beach in the ____________. = the season when the sun is hottest and the days are longest, between Spring and Fall
winter
I'm going skiing this _____________. = the season when the weather is coldest; after Fall, before Spring
sunrise
She wakes up at ____________. =the time when the sun first appears in the morning
sunset
The party ends at ___________. = the time of day when the sun disappears and night begins
tent
We are looking for a flat spot to pitch our _________. = a shelter consisting of a sheet of cloth supported by poles and ropes, used especially for camping
beach
They go to the __________ for their summer vacation. =an area of sand or small stones at the edge of a sea or lake
fog
I am lost in the thick ______. = cloudy air near the ground which is difficult to see through
island
Hawaii is a beautiful _________. =a piece of land completely surrounded by water
lake
They are crossing the _______ in a row boat. = a large area of water surrounded by land
mountain
He is climbing a steep __________. = a very high hill
sea
A small boat is lost at _________. = a large area of salty water
thunderstorm
The children are scared of the ________. = a storm with thunder and lightning
desert
= a large area of land where it is always very hot and dry, and there is a lot of sand
ocean
I like to swim in the _________. = the great mass of salt water that covers most of the Earth's surface [= the sea]
river
We went for a walk along the ___________. = a natural and continuous flow of water in a long line across a country into the sea

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