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Chapter 10 Earth's Weather Patterns Mrs. Habing

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atmosphere
The layers of air that surround the earth
air pressure
The force of the weight of air pressing down on a unit of area
relative humidity
A comparison of the actual amount of water vapor in the air to the amount of water vapor that would be in the air if it were saturated
front
The boundary between two air masses that collide
climate
The average of all weather conditions in an area over a period of time
thunderstorm
A strong storm with rain, lightning, and thunder
tornado
A violently rotating column of air that extends downward from a thundercloud and touches the ground
hurricane
A large, rotating tropical storm system with wind speeds of at least 74 miles per hour
blizzard
A winter storm with strong winds and large amounts of heavy, blowing snow