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Science ch17 Vocab
a huge body of air that ha; similar temperature, humidity, and air pressure at any given height
a boundary between two air masses
A swirling center of low air pressure
A high-pressure center of dry air
a violent commotion or disturbance in atmosphere
a small storm often accompanied by heavy precipitation and frequent thunder and lightning
the flash of light that accompanies an electric discharge in the atmosphere (or something resembling such a flash)
a localized and violently destructive windstorm occurring over land characterized by a funnel-shaped cloud extending toward the ground
is a tropical cyclone that has winds of 119 kilometers per hour or higher
a dome of water that sweeps across the coast where a hurricane lands
move out of an unsafe location into safety
scientists who study the causes of weather and try to predict it
are lines joining places on the map that have same air pressure.
are lines joining places on the map that have same temperature