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Final Science Study Guide BK 3 Ch 4 Lessons 4-6
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Which air masses shown are maritime polar?
A & C Coming from the ocean but is up north
Sudden, violent floods that occur shortly after a storm are called __________________.
On newspaper weather maps, colors are often used to indicate __________________ ranges for different areas
Tornadoes form in the same kind of cloud as __________________.
hen a warm air mass and a cold air mass meet and neither can move the
At a warm front, warm air meets and moves __________________ cold air.
The most dangerous aspect of a snowstorm is often the
The collecting of weather data in the last 40 years has been improved mostly by
balloons and satellites.
How does lake-effect snow form?
Cold, dry air blows over large lakes and then over land.
A stalled front that may bring many days of clouds and precipitation is a(n) _________.
The boundary where unlike air masses meet but do not easily mix is called a(n) __________________.
Which air masses shown are likely to bring dry weather to the United States?
B & E Both Air masses coming from land meaning they are continental
Rain or snow usually is associated with __________________ air pressure.
A hurricane's storm surge is caused by a combination of high winds and __________________.
Which type of weather technology often carries cameras that can make images of Earth's surface, clouds, storms, and snow cover?
Weather associated with an anticyclone is generally
dry and clear.
Cold, dry air affecting the northern United States in winter often comes from
continental polar air masses.
Bands of high-speed winds about 10 kilometers above Earth's surface are called __________.
On a weather map, what do half-circles along a curved line show?
the direction a warm front is moving
The low air pressure of __________________ is often associated with storms and precipitation.
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