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10 terms
Hurricanes
What is a hurricane?
Another name for a hurricane is?
When rain suddenly turns cold it can t…
Where do hurricanes form?
A storm that forms at sea and strikes land.
Typhoon
Hail
Over warm ocean water
What is a hurricane?
A storm that forms at sea and strikes land.
Another name for a hurricane is?
Typhoon
12 terms
Hurricanes
Hurricane
Tropical Storm
Depression
Typhoon
a large, tropical storm system with 74 mph or higher winds
a large storm with winds between 39 and 73 mph
an organized area of low pressure with 38 mph or less winds
what hurricanes are called in the western Pacific
Hurricane
a large, tropical storm system with 74 mph or higher winds
Tropical Storm
a large storm with winds between 39 and 73 mph
8 terms
Hurricanes
Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale
Storm Surge
Major Hurricane
Tropical Storm
A 1 to 5 categorization based on the hurricane's intensity.
An abnormal rise in sea level accompanying a hurricane or oth…
One that is classified as a Category 3 or higher.
Forms over warm waters and is driven by heat transfer from th…
Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale
A 1 to 5 categorization based on the hurricane's intensity.
Storm Surge
An abnormal rise in sea level accompanying a hurricane or oth…
14 terms
Hurricanes
Hurricane
Tropical Storm
Depression
Safety
a large, tropical storm system with 74 mph or higher winds
a large storm with winds between 39 and 73 mph
an organized area of low pressure with 38 mph or less winds
your family's most important concern during a hurricane
Hurricane
a large, tropical storm system with 74 mph or higher winds
Tropical Storm
a large storm with winds between 39 and 73 mph
11 terms
Hurricanes
Coriolis Effect
Eye of the Storm
Air Pressure
Latitude
Causes moving air and water to turn left in the southern hemi…
the center of a hurricane- a core of warm, calm air with low…
The measure of the force with which air molecules push on a s…
An imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator. T…
Coriolis Effect
Causes moving air and water to turn left in the southern hemi…
Eye of the Storm
the center of a hurricane- a core of warm, calm air with low…
8 terms
Hurricanes
Meteorologist
Predict
warn
ocean
scientist dealing with weather and weather conditions
to say what will happen before it occurs
caution
A large body of salt water
Meteorologist
scientist dealing with weather and weather conditions
Predict
to say what will happen before it occurs
14 terms
Hurricanes
meteorologist
coast
gulf coast
ocean
a scientist who studies weather
the area where water meets land
in the south of the United States. It touches the ocean.
body of salt water that covers most of the Earth
meteorologist
a scientist who studies weather
coast
the area where water meets land
11 terms
Hurricanes
damages
available
property
contact
something harmful
able or ready to be obtained or used
anything owned by a person or group
to touch each other
damages
something harmful
available
able or ready to be obtained or used
15 terms
Hurricanes
Latitude
Longitude
Equator
Prime Meridian
Written First - Always includes (N) or (S) of the Equator... Dis…
Written second - Always includes (E) or (W) of the Prime Meri…
0 degrees latitude... Splits the Earth into Northern and Souther…
0 degrees longitude... Splits the Earth into Eastern and Western…
Latitude
Written First - Always includes (N) or (S) of the Equator... Dis…
Longitude
Written second - Always includes (E) or (W) of the Prime Meri…
7 terms
Hurricanes
Damages
Property
Available
Contact
broken, impaired
a thing or things belonging to someone
able to be used or obtained
the state or condition of physical touching
Damages
broken, impaired
Property
a thing or things belonging to someone
10 terms
Hurricanes
surge
damages
hurricanes
available
a large wave or series of waves during a storm
destructive results of something harmful
severe tropical storms
able or ready to be obtained or used
surge
a large wave or series of waves during a storm
damages
destructive results of something harmful
6 terms
Hurricanes
property
contact
available
atmosphere
anything owned by a person or group
touching something else
easy to get or ready to be used
the layer of gases that surrounds a planet
property
anything owned by a person or group
contact
touching something else
10 terms
Hurricanes
Storm Trackers
avoid
calm
center
people that study storm patterns
to keep away from
To make quiet and still.
in the middle
Storm Trackers
people that study storm patterns
avoid
to keep away from
20 terms
Hurricanes
atmospheric
evaporation
eye
hurricane
of the atmosphere, the layer of air that surrounds earth
the natural process in which water is drawn up onto the air
the calm center of a hurricane
a large storm that develops over the ocean but can move inland
atmospheric
of the atmosphere, the layer of air that surrounds earth
evaporation
the natural process in which water is drawn up onto the air
20 terms
Hurricanes
air pressure
erosion
evacuation
eye
the weight of the air at any particular point on Earth
the process through which water and other forces carry away p…
the process in which people leave an area to move to safe loc…
the calm center of a swirling hurricane
air pressure
the weight of the air at any particular point on Earth
erosion
the process through which water and other forces carry away p…
14 terms
Hurricanes
thunderstorms
circular
temperature
disastrous
a storm with thunder and lightning and typically also heavy r…
having the form of a circle
the degree or intensity of heat present in a substance or obj…
causing great damage
thunderstorms
a storm with thunder and lightning and typically also heavy r…
circular
having the form of a circle
8 terms
Hurricanes
destruction
expected
forecast
shatter
great damage, ruin
thought something would come or happen; if you are driving yo…
statements of what is coming; predictions
to break into pieces suddenly
destruction
great damage, ruin
expected
thought something would come or happen; if you are driving yo…
10 terms
Hurricanes
whirling
rapidly
condense
source
spinning quickly
quickly
to form tiny droplets of water
the place where something comes from
whirling
spinning quickly
rapidly
quickly
13 terms
Hurricanes
Coriolis Effect
Wind Shear
Hurricane
Low Air Pressure
The effect of Earth's rotation on wind and other airborne obj…
The change in wind speed over a given distance (wind gradient)
A large storm that forms over warm ocean water with very stro…
Pressure exerted by a column of air is low due to mixture of…
Coriolis Effect
The effect of Earth's rotation on wind and other airborne obj…
Wind Shear
The change in wind speed over a given distance (wind gradient)
8 terms
Hurricanes
Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale
Storm Surge
Major Hurricane
Tropical Storm
A 1 to 5 categorization based on the hurricane's intensity.
An abnormal rise in sea level accompanying a hurricane or oth…
One that is classified as a Category 3 or higher.
Forms over warm waters and is driven by heat transfer from th…
Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale
A 1 to 5 categorization based on the hurricane's intensity.
Storm Surge
An abnormal rise in sea level accompanying a hurricane or oth…
10 terms
Hurricanes
whirling
rapidly
condense
source
spinning quickly
quickly
to form tiny droplets of water
the place where something comes from
whirling
spinning quickly
rapidly
quickly
11 terms
Hurricanes
Hurricane
typhoon
cyclone
Tropical storm
tropical storm with violent wind and heavy rain
a tropical storm, like a hurricane, that occurs in the wester…
a violent rotating windstorm
when the winds of a tropical depression begin to blow even fa…
Hurricane
tropical storm with violent wind and heavy rain
typhoon
a tropical storm, like a hurricane, that occurs in the wester…
Hurricanes
diameter
disturbance
hurricane
updraft
the distance across a circle through its center.
a variation from normal or average wind conditions.
a large powerful storm with strong winds that forms over warm…
the upward, vertical movement of air.
diameter
the distance across a circle through its center.
disturbance
a variation from normal or average wind conditions.
Hurricanes
property
ordinary
a band
definite
things or land that belong to someone
common; plain; not special
a group of things or people moving or working together
exact; specific; clearly defined
property
things or land that belong to someone
ordinary
common; plain; not special
10 terms
Hurricanes
WHIRLING
RAPIDLY
ANCIENT
CONDENSE
spinning quickly
quickly
very old
to form tiny droplets of water
WHIRLING
spinning quickly
RAPIDLY
quickly
15 terms
Hurricanes
battered
devastating
displaced
torrential
worn out or beat up
badly damaging or destroying
removed from a place
wild, violent
battered
worn out or beat up
devastating
badly damaging or destroying
16 terms
Hurricanes
whirling
rapidly
condense
source
spinning quickly
quickly
gas to liquid, or to form tiny droplets of water
the place where something comes from
whirling
spinning quickly
rapidly
quickly
17 terms
Hurricanes
Tropic of Cancer and Capricorn
Hurricane/Cyclone/Typhoon.
Low Pressure
Coriolis Effect
The imaginary lines around the earth which signify how far th…
A large rotating storm centered around an area of very low pr…
What happens when air rises because of heat released from the…
The rotation of the earth causes hurricanes to start spinning…
Tropic of Cancer and Capricorn
The imaginary lines around the earth which signify how far th…
Hurricane/Cyclone/Typhoon.
A large rotating storm centered around an area of very low pr…
12 terms
Hurricanes
hurricane
tropical disturbance
tropical depression
tropical storm
a major tropical storm with wind speeds above 74 , and rain t…
first stage of a hurricane with thunderstorms and rotating wi…
wind speeds between 23 and 39 mph
stronger wind speeds between 40 and 73 mph
hurricane
a major tropical storm with wind speeds above 74 , and rain t…
tropical disturbance
first stage of a hurricane with thunderstorms and rotating wi…
8 terms
Hurricanes
damages
property
available
contact
harm done to something, less valuable
anything owned by a person or group
able or ready to be obtained or used
touching each other
damages
harm done to something, less valuable
property
anything owned by a person or group
28 terms
Hurricanes
property
ordinary
a band
definite
things or land that belong to someone
common; plain; not special
a group of things or people moving or working together
exact; specific; clearly defined
property
things or land that belong to someone
ordinary
common; plain; not special
26 terms
Hurricanes
Hurricane wind speed
hurricanes rotate _________
hurricanes move across the ocean at ab…
hurricanes need water temperature of _…
74 m/h and up
counterclockwise
8-20 m/h
80 degrees f.
Hurricane wind speed
74 m/h and up
hurricanes rotate _________
counterclockwise
35 terms
Hurricanes
In what direction do hurricanes move?
What drives a hurricanes spin?
What are the hazards of hurricanes?
What's the difference between a storm…
westward until deflected poleward
coriolis effect
wind, storm surge, tornadoes, inland flooding
inland flooding due to rain
In what direction do hurricanes move?
westward until deflected poleward
What drives a hurricanes spin?
coriolis effect
13 terms
Hurricanes
Climatology
Cyclone
Hurricane
Latitude
It describes the average weather conditions in a certain plac…
A low pressure system. It is a term variously applied to torn…
They are intense storms with swirling winds up to 150 miles p…
The position of the Earth's surface north or south of the equ…
Climatology
It describes the average weather conditions in a certain plac…
Cyclone
A low pressure system. It is a term variously applied to torn…
19 terms
Hurricanes
Hurricane
Tropical depression
counter-clock wise
clockwise
highest wind speeds
lowest wind speeds
which way do the northern hemisphere hurricanes spin?
which way do the southern hemisphere hurricanes spin?
Hurricane
highest wind speeds
Tropical depression
lowest wind speeds
20 terms
Hurricanes
Hurricane warning
Hurricane Watch
Counterclockwise
Clockwise
A hurricane is definitely coming your way
There is a possibility that a hurricane could come your way
Direction of the spin of a hurricane in Northern hemisphere
Direction of the spin of a hurricane in the Southern Hemisphere
Hurricane warning
A hurricane is definitely coming your way
Hurricane Watch
There is a possibility that a hurricane could come your way
9 terms
Hurricanes
whirling
rapidly
condense
source
spinning quickly
quickly
to form tiny droplets
the place where something comes from
whirling
spinning quickly
rapidly
quickly
8 terms
Hurricanes
Damages
Property
Available
Contact
destructive results of something harmful
anything owned by a person
able or ready to be used
when things touch each other
Damages
destructive results of something harmful
Property
anything owned by a person
17 terms
hurricanes
Hurricanes
cyclones
typhoons
hurricanes
a severe storm that develops over tropical oceans and whose s…
another name for hurricane in indian ocean and bay of bengal.
another name for hurricane in the Western Pacific Ocean
can be up to 600 miles. Have strong winds spiraling inward an…
Hurricanes
a severe storm that develops over tropical oceans and whose s…
cyclones
another name for hurricane in indian ocean and bay of bengal.
21 terms
Hurricanes
Climatology
Eye of a Hurricane
Eye Wall
GOES
The study of climate
an area of about 4 to 40 miles of calm weather and blue sky i…
the area immediately outside the eye of a hurricane or cyclon…
Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite
Climatology
The study of climate
Eye of a Hurricane
an area of about 4 to 40 miles of calm weather and blue sky i…
10 terms
Hurricanes
storm surge
hurricane
categorize
eye of the storm
huge waves of water that moves ashore when a hurricane strike…
A huge storm that forms over warm ocean water; with strong wi…
to put people or things into groups according to the type of…
is the "hole" at the center of the storm.
storm surge
huge waves of water that moves ashore when a hurricane strike…
hurricane
A huge storm that forms over warm ocean water; with strong wi…
14 terms
Hurricanes
Hurricane
Tropical Storm
Depression
Safety
a large, tropical storm system with 74 mph or higher winds
a large storm with winds between 39 and 73 mph
an organized area of low pressure with 38 mph or less winds
your family's most important concern during a hurricane
Hurricane
a large, tropical storm system with 74 mph or higher winds
Tropical Storm
a large storm with winds between 39 and 73 mph
14 terms
Hurricanes
Hurricane
Tropical Storm
Depression
Safety
a large, tropical storm system with 74 mph or higher winds
a large storm with winds between 39 and 73 mph
an organized area of low pressure with 38 mph or less winds
your family's most important concern during a hurricane
Hurricane
a large, tropical storm system with 74 mph or higher winds
Tropical Storm
a large storm with winds between 39 and 73 mph
21 terms
hurricanes
climatology
eye of hurricane
eye wall
GOES
study of climate
the calm, low pressure center of a hurricane
the area outside of the eye of a hurricane
Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite
climatology
study of climate
eye of hurricane
the calm, low pressure center of a hurricane
18 terms
hurricanes
Hurricanes
cyclones
typhoons
hurricanes
a severe storm that develops over tropical oceans and whose s…
another name for hurricane in indian ocean and bay of bengal.
another name for hurricane in the Western Pacific Ocean
can be up to 600 miles. Have strong winds spiraling inward an…
Hurricanes
a severe storm that develops over tropical oceans and whose s…
cyclones
another name for hurricane in indian ocean and bay of bengal.
8 terms
Hurricanes
damages
property
available
contact
harm that makes things less valuable or useful
a piece of land
possible to get
a touching or meeting of persons or things
damages
harm that makes things less valuable or useful
property
a piece of land
13 terms
Hurricanes
Climatology
Cyclone
Hurricane
Latitude
the scientific study of climate.
a large scale air mass that rotates around a strong center of…
a storm with a violent wind, in particular a tropical cyclone…
the angular distance of a place north or south of the earth's…
Climatology
the scientific study of climate.
Cyclone
a large scale air mass that rotates around a strong center of…
42 terms
Hurricanes
Isobars
MCC Mesoscale Convective Complexes
MCS Mesoscale Convective System
Convergence
A line on a map connecting points having the same atmospheric…
Large complex of individual thunderstorms producing severe li…
Complex of thunderstorms that becomes organized on a scale la…
Air comes together at the center of the low near the ground.
Isobars
A line on a map connecting points having the same atmospheric…
MCC Mesoscale Convective Complexes
Large complex of individual thunderstorms producing severe li…
10 terms
Hurricanes
whirling
rapidly
condense
source
spinning rapidly in a circle
very fast
to change from a gas to a liquid
something is what makes, causes or begins it
whirling
spinning rapidly in a circle
rapidly
very fast
8 terms
Hurricanes
Damages
Property
Available
Contact
are the concrete results of something harmful
is anything owned by a person or group
is to be able or ready to be obtained or used
to touch each other
Damages
are the concrete results of something harmful
Property
is anything owned by a person or group
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