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short term state of the atmosphere, incuding temperature, humidity, precipitation, wind and visibility
the ratio of the amount of water vapor in the air to the maximum amount of water vapor the air can hold at a set temperature
a collection of small water droplets or ice crystals suspended in the air, which forms when the air is cooled and condensation occurs
an area in the atmosphere that has lower pressure than the surrounding areas and has winds that spiral toward the center
the rotation of air around a high-pressure center in the direction opposite to Earth's rotation
an electric discharge that takes place between oppositely charged surfaces, such as between a cloud and the ground, between two clouds, or between two parts of the same cloud
a destructive, rotating column of air that has very high wind speeds, is visible as a funnel-shaped cloud, and touches the ground
a severe storm that develops over tropical oceans and whose strong winds of more than 120 km/h spiral in toward the intensely low-pressure storm center
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