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Weather

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Cirrus
The type of cloud that is thin and wispy and indicates fair weather.
Polar
Cold air masses that form near the North and South Poles.
Freezing Rain
Rain drops that freeze when they touch a cold surface.
Stationary
The type or front where cold and warm air masses meet but cannot move each other.
Atmosphere
The mixture of gases surrounding the Earth
Rain
Water drops that fall from a cloud.
Snow
The type of precipitation made of ice crystals.
Cumulus
The type of cloud that is fluffy like a pile of cotton balls.
Cumulonimbus
a type of cumulus cloud that is much taller with a flat top.
Occluded
The type of front where a warm air mass is caught between two cooler air masses.
Warm Front
The type of front where a fast warm air mass overtakes a slow, cold air mass.
Tropical
Warm air masses that form near the equator.
Cold Front
The type of front where a fast cold air mass overtakes a slow, warm air mass.
Maritime
Humid air masses that form over oceans.
Hail
Pellets of ice that form in cumulonimbus clouds.
Front
The boundary where unlike air masses meet but do not mix.
Air Pressure
The weight of air pushing down on an area
Air Mass
A huge body of air that has similar temperature, humidity and air pressure throughout.
Stratus
The type of cloud that forms in flat layers that cover most of the sky and are a dull,grey color.
Continental
Dry air masses that form over land.
Sleet
Rain drops that freeze as they pass through cold air.