Terms in this set (12)
condition or state of the atmosphere at a given time and place
study of the atmosphere and its weather
a person who studies weather
large region of the atmosphere where the air has similar properties throughout
boundary between air masses that allows a warm air mass to slide up and over a cold air mass
boundary where a cold air mass slides under a warm air mass
boundary between air masses that are not moving
prediction about the weather
What can changes in wind speed or wind direction indicate?
coming storms or temperature changes
What happens when a warm front passes over an area?
the air temperature increases
What happens when a cold front passes over an area?
the air temperature decreases
What kind of information can be found on a weather map?
temperature, precipitation, fronts, air masses, wind direction, wind speed
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