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Geology 125 exam 3 weekly quiz 11
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What does the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale measure?
Sustained wind speed.
Major hurricanes as rated on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale are of Category _____ or higher.
Which organization composes the list of annual hurricane names?
The World Meteorological Organization.
How frequently do lists of Atlantic hurricane names repeat (except for exceptionally destructive storms which have had their names retired from the list)?
Every 6 years
Which of the following names would NOT be used in a list of names for individual hurricanes in the Atlantic basin?
In the United States during the 20th century, deaths from hurricanes ____________ while property damage from hurricanes _____________.
A ______________ is a mature thunderstorm cloud.
A line of thunderstorms along a front rotating around the low-pressure center of a mid-latitude cyclone is called a ____________.
A ___________ is an unusually long-lived, powerful gust front that can extend for hundreds of miles along the leading edge of a supercell thunderstorm.
A rotating cloud in the trailing, tail or hook end of a supercell thunderstorm from which a tornado may descend is called a ___________.
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