Weather Patterns

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TemperatureA measure of how hot or cold something is.Tropospherethe layer closest to Earth, where almost all weather occurs; the thinnest layerwater vaporwater as a gasweatherconditions such as rain, clouds, and wind at a particular time and placewindthe movement of air caused by differences in air pressurehigh pressurewhere air tends to be dry and cloudlesslow pressurethe air can fill with moisture and form clouds easilyair frontA boundary between two air masseswater cycleThe continuous process by which water moves from Earth's surface to the atmosphere and backSourceA book, article, person, data, or other resource consulted for information.