weather map symbols
Terms in this set (22)
What does the 107 represent?
Wind speed and direction
What does the symbol under 2 represent?
What is number 3?
What is number 4?
What is number 5?
What is number 6?
What is the wind speed in this example?
What is the cloud coverage in this example?
What is the weather in this example?
From the North west
In what direction is the wind blowing
A zone separating two air masses, of which the cooler, denser mass is advancing and replacing the warmer
A transition zone between a mass of warm air and the cold air it is replacing.
A front between warm and cold air masses that is moving very slowly or not at all
A composite of two fronts, formed as a cold front overtakes a warm or quasi-stationary front
Cold Occlusion: When the coldest air is behind the cold front
Warm Occlusion: When the coldest air is ahead of the warm front
a large area of air that has the characteristics of humidity and temperature like the area below it.
Continental air mass
air mass over land
maritime air mass
air mass over water
high speed winds about 10 Km. in altitude that influence weather.
the amount of water vapor in the air. It is measured with a hygrometer.
a zone or boundary between two air masses.
Areas of high pressure with clear skies.
Areas of low pressure which bring clouds and possible precipitation.
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