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16 terms
Tornadoes
Funnel-Shaped
Spiraling
Vortex
Power
Part of a tornado that is narrow at the bottom and wide at th…
Rapidly Rotating
Whirling air that sucks everything close to it into its cente…
Strength
Funnel-Shaped
Part of a tornado that is narrow at the bottom and wide at th…
Spiraling
Rapidly Rotating
tornadoes
tornadoes
EF5
TIV2
hail
A twisting colom of wind
EF5's are the most dangerous twister in the scale since the T…
tornado intercept veleical (watch "Storm Chasers")
ice balls from the sky.
tornadoes
A twisting colom of wind
EF5
EF5's are the most dangerous twister in the scale since the T…
25 terms
Tornadoes
central
cloud
demolish; destroy
destroy; demolish
in the middle
...
take everything away
take everything away
central
in the middle
cloud
...
24 terms
Tornadoes
central
cloud
demolish; destroy
destruction
in the middle
in the sky
take everything away
devestation
central
in the middle
cloud
in the sky
10 terms
TORNADOES
tornado
cylcone
anticyclone
Fujita Scale
a type of cyclone; rapidly spinning column of air that extend…
a swirling center of low air pressure; L on weather map; "whe…
high pressure centers of dry air; H on weather map
scale used to measure how strong a tornado is; F0-F5
tornado
a type of cyclone; rapidly spinning column of air that extend…
cylcone
a swirling center of low air pressure; L on weather map; "whe…
12 terms
Tornadoes
EF Scale
funnel
moist
strike
a way of measuring and rating tornadoes from 0-5 based on the…
a cone-shaped tube that is wider at the top and is often used…
slightly wet; damp
to happen suddenly or appear
EF Scale
a way of measuring and rating tornadoes from 0-5 based on the…
funnel
a cone-shaped tube that is wider at the top and is often used…
10 terms
Tornadoes
rotating
destruction
supercell thunderstorm
waterspout
to cause to turn
destroying , breaking
long-lived thunderstorm
a weak tornado that forms over water
rotating
to cause to turn
destruction
destroying , breaking
10 terms
Tornadoes
Tornadoes
Twisters
Wind
Damage
A violently rotating column of air stretching from a cloud to…
tornadoes
a natural movement of air
harm; destroy
Tornadoes
A violently rotating column of air stretching from a cloud to…
Twisters
tornadoes
14 terms
Tornadoes
atmospheric pressure
eye of the storm
vortex
Gulf Stream
the pressure caused by the weight of the atmosphere
an area of calm weather at the center of a storm
whirlpool
A warm ocean current that flows from the Gulf of Mexico north…
atmospheric pressure
the pressure caused by the weight of the atmosphere
eye of the storm
an area of calm weather at the center of a storm
16 terms
Tornadoes
Funnel-Shaped
Spiraling
Vortex
Power
Part of a tornado that is narrow at the bottom and wide at th…
Rapidly Rotating
Whirling air that sucks everything close to it into its cente…
Strength
Funnel-Shaped
Part of a tornado that is narrow at the bottom and wide at th…
Spiraling
Rapidly Rotating
14 terms
Tornadoes
atmospheric pressure
eye of the storm
vortex
Gulf Stream
the pressure caused by the weight of the atmosphere
an area of calm weather at the center of a storm
whirlpool
A warm ocean current that flows from the Gulf of Mexico north…
atmospheric pressure
the pressure caused by the weight of the atmosphere
eye of the storm
an area of calm weather at the center of a storm
14 terms
Tornadoes
atmospheric pressure
eye of the storm
vortex
Gulf Stream
the pressure caused by the weight of the atmosphere
an area of calm weather at the center of a storm
whirlpool
A warm ocean current that flows from the Gulf of Mexico north…
atmospheric pressure
the pressure caused by the weight of the atmosphere
eye of the storm
an area of calm weather at the center of a storm
16 terms
Tornadoes
Funnel-Shaped
Spiraling
Vortex
Power
Part of a tornado that is narrow at the bottom and wide at th…
Rapidly Rotating
Whirling air that sucks everything close to it into its cente…
Strength
Funnel-Shaped
Part of a tornado that is narrow at the bottom and wide at th…
Spiraling
Rapidly Rotating
14 terms
Tornadoes
Funnel-Shaped
Spiraling
Power
What is a tornado?
Part of a tornado that is narrow at the bottom and wide at th…
Rapidly Rotating
Strength
A rapidly rotating column of air stretching from the clouds t…
Funnel-Shaped
Part of a tornado that is narrow at the bottom and wide at th…
Spiraling
Rapidly Rotating
9 terms
Tornadoes
tornado
funnel-shaped
spin
wind
narrow at the bottom and wide on top
rotate
tornado
funnel-shaped
narrow at the bottom and wide on top
10 terms
Tornadoes
horizontal vortex
wind shear
updraft
vortices
Rotating column of air
a sudden change in wind speed or direction with distance
A rising column of air
whirlpools made of rotating air or water; plural of vortex
horizontal vortex
Rotating column of air
wind shear
a sudden change in wind speed or direction with distance
16 terms
Tornadoes
Funnel-Shaped
Spiraling
Vortex
Power
Part of a tornado that is narrow at the bottom and wide at th…
Rapidly Rotating
Whirling air that sucks everything close to it into its cente…
Strength
Funnel-Shaped
Part of a tornado that is narrow at the bottom and wide at th…
Spiraling
Rapidly Rotating
16 terms
Tornadoes
Funnel-Shaped
Spiraling
Vortex
Power
Part of a tornado that is narrow at the bottom and wide at th…
Rapidly Rotating
Whirling air that sucks everything close to it into its cente…
Strength
Funnel-Shaped
Part of a tornado that is narrow at the bottom and wide at th…
Spiraling
Rapidly Rotating
8 terms
Tornadoes
Tornadoes are nature's(neichors) most…
A tornado appears asa rotating(rotaire…
Damage(demesh) paths can bein excess o…
Some tornadoes are clearly visible (vi…
...
...
...
...
Tornadoes are nature's(neichors) most…
...
A tornado appears asa rotating(rotaire…
...
33 terms
Tornadoes
cyclone
tornado
vortex
funnel cloud
Any storm in which winds spiral around a low-pressure area.
A type of cyclone; a rapidly spinning column of air that exte…
A vertical axis of extremely low pressure.
Circular cloud that pokes through the base of a thunderstorm…
cyclone
Any storm in which winds spiral around a low-pressure area.
tornado
A type of cyclone; a rapidly spinning column of air that exte…
33 terms
Tornadoes!
A. ... tornado
A.... twisters or cyclones
A.... True
A. ... Fujita Scale and Enhanced Fujita S…
Q.... A violent, rotating column of air that extends from the ba…
Q.... What other names do people call tornadoes?
Q. True or False. ... Not all tornadoes are visible but their hi…
Q.... What are common ways of measuring the strength of tornadoe…
A. ... tornado
Q.... A violent, rotating column of air that extends from the ba…
A.... twisters or cyclones
Q.... What other names do people call tornadoes?
17 terms
Tornadoes
drop
freeze
lump
once
капля
мерзнуть
ком, глыба, кусок
однажды
drop
капля
freeze
мерзнуть
30 terms
Tornadoes
Tornadoes carry as much energy ...
Thunder
2,000 tornadoes
Dissipating stage
as an atomic bomb.
It always accompanies lightning?
The number of tornadoes in the world at any moment.
When downdrafts start to prevent air rising and eventually cu…
Tornadoes carry as much energy ...
as an atomic bomb.
Thunder
It always accompanies lightning?
8 terms
Tornadoes
1,000 tornadoes
300 mph
Go to the lowest place
Tornadoes
Approximately how many tornadoes happen in a year?
How many miles per a hour can tornadoes spin?
Where do you go at your home or school if there is a tornado…
Spinning winds, column of spinning air;... form when warm air me…
1,000 tornadoes
Approximately how many tornadoes happen in a year?
300 mph
How many miles per a hour can tornadoes spin?
11 terms
Tornadoes
jet stream
trough
stationary
boundary
a narrow, variable band of very strong, predominantly westerl…
a channel used to convey a liquid.
not changing in quantity or condition.
a line that marks the limits of an area; a dividing line.
jet stream
a narrow, variable band of very strong, predominantly westerl…
trough
a channel used to convey a liquid.
18 terms
Tornadoes
drop
weather conditions
lump
hail
капля
погодные условия
ком, глыба, кусок
град
drop
капля
weather conditions
погодные условия
13 terms
Tornadoes
Steps in forming a tornado
Size, shape, wind speed, rotation and…
Supercell
Waterspout
A large thunderstorm occurs in a cumulonimbus... cloud.... • Fast c…
• Tornadoes typically look like a narrow funnel... reaching from…
•A supercell is large long-lived thunderstorm.... •It can produc…
• A waterspout forms over warm waters.... •They usually dissipat…
Steps in forming a tornado
A large thunderstorm occurs in a cumulonimbus... cloud.... • Fast c…
Size, shape, wind speed, rotation and…
• Tornadoes typically look like a narrow funnel... reaching from…
11 terms
Tornadoes
Tornado
Thunderstorm
High-pressure system
Low-pressure system
Violently rotating winds having the same appreance of a funne…
A storm with lighting and thunder
A generally calm and dear weather system that occurs when air…
A large and often stormy weather system that occurs when air…
Tornado
Violently rotating winds having the same appreance of a funne…
Thunderstorm
A storm with lighting and thunder
33 terms
Tornadoes
cyclone
tornado
vortex
funnel cloud
Any storm in which winds spiral around a low-pressure area.
A type of cyclone; a rapidly spinning column of air that exte…
A vertical axis of extremely low pressure.
Circular cloud that pokes through the base of a thunderstorm…
cyclone
Any storm in which winds spiral around a low-pressure area.
tornado
A type of cyclone; a rapidly spinning column of air that exte…
33 terms
Tornadoes
cyclone
tornado
vortex
funnel cloud
Any storm in which winds spiral around a low-pressure area.
A type of cyclone; a rapidly spinning column of air that exte…
A vertical axis of extremely low pressure.
Circular cloud that pokes through the base of a thunderstorm…
cyclone
Any storm in which winds spiral around a low-pressure area.
tornado
A type of cyclone; a rapidly spinning column of air that exte…
Tornadoes
cyclone
debris
forecast (weather forecast)
funnel cloud
strong and violent
damaged material; the remains of a building or structure
a prediction as to what the weather will be like, to predict…
tornado that has not yet touched the ground
cyclone
strong and violent
debris
damaged material; the remains of a building or structure
14 terms
Tornadoes
twister
Tornado Alley
supercells
how long tornado lasts
another name for a tornado
the hardest hit area that stretches across the Great Plains f…
produce tornadoes
20 seconds to 1 hour
twister
another name for a tornado
Tornado Alley
the hardest hit area that stretches across the Great Plains f…
13 terms
Tornadoes
cumulonimbus clouds
cumulus clouds
debris
doppler radar
large, dark clouds that can produce thunderstorms and severe…
bright, puffy clouds that can form thunderheads
ruins or pieces of broken things
a radar system used to predict weather
cumulonimbus clouds
large, dark clouds that can produce thunderstorms and severe…
cumulus clouds
bright, puffy clouds that can form thunderheads
50 terms
Tornadoes
blown away
toss
toy
rip through
ser arrastrado por el viento
lanzar, tirar, aventar
juguete
arrasar
blown away
ser arrastrado por el viento
toss
lanzar, tirar, aventar
12 terms
Tornadoes
What is a tornado
What is a waterspout
How do tornadoes form
Counterclockwise spin
A funnel-shaped cloud that reaches down and touches earth's s…
When a tornado touches down over a lake or an ocean
Warm air rises, cold air sinks; the faster moving air begins…
Tornadoes in the Northern Hemisphere
What is a tornado
A funnel-shaped cloud that reaches down and touches earth's s…
What is a waterspout
When a tornado touches down over a lake or an ocean
19 terms
Tornadoes
Tornado
Where do tornadoes happen?
Types of storms
Extra-tropical (frontal) cyclones
unique low-pressure systems in which the rotation (spin, vort…
Happen more in North America (and the US) than anywhere , but…
- convective... - extra-tropical (frontal) cyclones... - tropical c…
- constrained to move along polar fronts (characteristic of m…
Tornado
unique low-pressure systems in which the rotation (spin, vort…
Where do tornadoes happen?
Happen more in North America (and the US) than anywhere , but…
16 terms
Tornadoes
Funnel-Shaped
Spiraling
Vortex
Power
Part of a tornado that is narrow at the bottom and wide at th…
Rapidly Rotating
Whirling air that sucks everything close to it into its cente…
Strength
Funnel-Shaped
Part of a tornado that is narrow at the bottom and wide at th…
Spiraling
Rapidly Rotating
14 terms
Tornadoes
Funnel-Shaped
Spiraling
Power
What is a tornado?
Part of a tornado that is narrow at the bottom and wide at th…
Rapidly Rotating
Strength
A rapidly rotating column of air stretching from the clouds t…
Funnel-Shaped
Part of a tornado that is narrow at the bottom and wide at th…
Spiraling
Rapidly Rotating
23 terms
Tornadoes
cyclone
tornado
vortex
funnel cloud
Any storm in which winds spiral around a low-pressure area.
A type of cyclone; a rapidly spinning column of air that exte…
A vertical axis of extremely low pressure.
Circular cloud that pokes through the base of a thunderstorm…
cyclone
Any storm in which winds spiral around a low-pressure area.
tornado
A type of cyclone; a rapidly spinning column of air that exte…
18 terms
Tornadoes
Economic Losses
Tornadoes in north america
Tornado Intensity Scale ... EF
Doppler Radars
- most tornado outbreaks result in less economic losses than…
- over 85% of world-wide tornado repots occur in North Americ…
Scale wind speed ranges derive from Fujita-Scale wind speed r…
Measure the speed of wind because the beam that is received b…
Economic Losses
- most tornado outbreaks result in less economic losses than…
Tornadoes in north america
- over 85% of world-wide tornado repots occur in North Americ…
16 terms
Tornadoes
Funnel-Shaped
Spiraling
Vortex
Power
Part of a tornado that is narrow at the bottom and wide at th…
Rapidly Rotating
Whirling air that sucks everything close to it into its cente…
Strength
Funnel-Shaped
Part of a tornado that is narrow at the bottom and wide at th…
Spiraling
Rapidly Rotating
5 terms
tornadoes
What are tornados
how are tornados formed?
Some names of some tornados
What to do in case of a tornado
a mobile, destructive vortex of violently rotating winds havi…
Most tornadoes form from thunderstorms. You need warm, moist…
Deadliest Tornadoes in Texas (since 1900)... NUMBER ONE - THE W…
If you are under a tornado warning, seek shelter immediately!…
What are tornados
a mobile, destructive vortex of violently rotating winds havi…
how are tornados formed?
Most tornadoes form from thunderstorms. You need warm, moist…
16 terms
Tornadoes
Funnel-Shaped
Spiraling
Vortex
Power
Part of a tornado that is narrow at the bottom and wide at th…
Rapidly Rotating
Whirling air that sucks everything close to it into its cente…
Strength
Funnel-Shaped
Part of a tornado that is narrow at the bottom and wide at th…
Spiraling
Rapidly Rotating
11 terms
tornadoes
what is the first step in a tornado fo…
what is the second step in a tornado f…
what is the third step in a tornado fo…
what is the fourth step in a tornado f…
a cumulonimbus cloud forms
cold air meets warm air
the air between the two airs begins to turn horizontally
the warm air tips the swirling air over and it tips over
what is the first step in a tornado fo…
a cumulonimbus cloud forms
what is the second step in a tornado f…
cold air meets warm air
9 terms
tornadoes
conservation of angular momentum
southwest
counterclockwise
140
Rotating columns of air increase their speed due to
Most strong tornadoes form on the ____ edge of a thunderstorm
most tornadoes rotate which direction
Average tornadoes are ____ meters wide at the base of the fun…
conservation of angular momentum
Rotating columns of air increase their speed due to
southwest
Most strong tornadoes form on the ____ edge of a thunderstorm
92 terms
Tornados, tornadoes
to chase
review
effect
to impress
verfolgen, jagen
Kritik, Rezension
Wirkung, Effekt
beeindrucken, imponieren
to chase
verfolgen, jagen
review
Kritik, Rezension
12 terms
Tornado
updraft
wind shear
kilometer
tornado alley
air moving up
wind speed and direction
a unit of measurement
region in US with high rate of tornadoes
updraft
air moving up
wind shear
wind speed and direction
12 terms
Tornado
rubble
devastated
pale
installing
the remains of something that has been destroyed, debris
destroyed or ruined, overwhelming shock or grief
light in color, a person's face can be pale (lighter than usu…
to set up something for use
rubble
the remains of something that has been destroyed, debris
devastated
destroyed or ruined, overwhelming shock or grief
14 terms
Tornadoes
Tornadoes
Super-Cell Thunderstorm Development
Tornado Development
Tornado is Born
Tornadoes are funnel shaped clouds in low pressure cells asso…
Tornadoes are most likely to form in a conditionally unstable…
Generally Tornadoes form when there is shear in wind directio…
a.) A spinning vortex tube created by wind shear ... b.) The st…
Tornadoes
Tornadoes are funnel shaped clouds in low pressure cells asso…
Super-Cell Thunderstorm Development
Tornadoes are most likely to form in a conditionally unstable…
11 terms
tornadoes
tornado
moist
supercell
unstable
A violently rotating column of air extending from a thunder…
Thunderstorms develop in warm, ______ air in advance of eas…
A tornado begins in a severe thunderstorm called a _________
the atmosphere needs to be very ________ for a tornado to f…
tornado
A violently rotating column of air extending from a thunder…
moist
Thunderstorms develop in warm, ______ air in advance of eas…
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