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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
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…
24 terms
Tornadoes
Meteorological conditions to make a to…
Vertical conditions: Inversion layer
Tornado Alley
Tornado characteristics: wind speed
n the spring, cold dry air can move all the way from Canada t…
It seems counterintuitive, but a mid-level inversion layer ca…
Tornadoes have been observed in every state in the US, but to…
About 2/3rds of tornadoes are F0 or F1 tornadoes and have spi…
Meteorological conditions to make a to…
n the spring, cold dry air can move all the way from Canada t…
Vertical conditions: Inversion layer
It seems counterintuitive, but a mid-level inversion layer ca…
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
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
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
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
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
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
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?
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
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
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…
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
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
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
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…
11 terms
Tornadoes
Picture:
Type of pressure:
Speed:
Size:
-Strong winds that approach low pressure systems collide, rot…
-Winds up to 300 mph (really fast!!)
-Narrow
Picture:
Type of pressure:
-Strong winds that approach low pressure systems collide, rot…
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
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
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
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
5 terms
Tornado
destruction
tornado
barometer
wind
destruction
tornado
8 terms
tornado
tornado
catastrophic
rotating
column
A destructive, rotating column of air that has very high wind…
destructive, deadly, costly, devastating
pivoting an object around its center point
A vertical stack of cells in a table or worksheet.
tornado
A destructive, rotating column of air that has very high wind…
catastrophic
destructive, deadly, costly, devastating
9 terms
Tornados
tornados
devastating
rotate
column
A violent, whirling winding funnel shaped cloud that can caus…
Causing great damage
Spin
(architeture) a tall cylindrical vertical upright and used to…
tornados
A violent, whirling winding funnel shaped cloud that can caus…
devastating
Causing great damage
10 terms
TORNADO!!
TORNADO
TORNADO
TORNADO
TORNADO
TORNADO!!!
TORNADO!!!!
TORNADO!!!!
TORNADO!!!!
TORNADO
TORNADO!!!
TORNADO
TORNADO!!!!
18 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
15 terms
Tornado
twister
beckoned
hesitated
hail
a tornado
to ask someone to come forward
to be uncertain before you do something
frozen rain
twister
a tornado
beckoned
to ask someone to come forward
12 terms
Tornado
familiar
striking
trembling
beckoned
to already know something or someone
reaching an agreement
to shake with fear or because it's cold
to call closer by motioning with the head and hands
familiar
to already know something or someone
striking
reaching an agreement
10 terms
Tornados
atmosphere
debris
fujita scale
funnel
atmósfera... The air that surrounds earth
escombros... rubble/remains
escala fújita... It tells how severe a tornado is based on wind…
émbulo... cone/A wide tube at top and narrow at bottom
atmosphere
atmósfera... The air that surrounds earth
debris
escombros... rubble/remains
12 terms
Tornado
what causes a tornado?
where in the world does tornadoes occu…
how can individuals prepare for tornad…
where did some of the worst tornadoes…
unusually violent thunderstorms
Oklahoma
they can build tornado shelters
El Reno
what causes a tornado?
unusually violent thunderstorms
where in the world does tornadoes occu…
Oklahoma
8 terms
tornados
tornadoes
water spout tornado
tornado chasers
hail storm
A violently rotating column of air stretching from a cloud to…
a tornado that forms over water
people that chase storms for science reasearch
a storm of ice that falls from the sky
tornadoes
A violently rotating column of air stretching from a cloud to…
water spout tornado
a tornado that forms over water
5 terms
Tornado
Tornado
Hurricane
cirrus clouds
cumulus clouds
A funnel shaped pit
Strong violent shaped storms
light, and feathery
big, puffy clouds
Tornado
A funnel shaped pit
Hurricane
Strong violent shaped storms
10 terms
Tornado
Cyclone
Tornado
Vortex
Meso-cyclone
a stormy system which winds spiral around at low pressure area.
a type of cyclone
a vertical axis of extremely low pressure
is a region of updrafts in a mature thunder storm
Cyclone
a stormy system which winds spiral around at low pressure area.
Tornado
a type of cyclone
11 terms
tornado
violent
destructive
frightening
mass
adj. 猛烈的
破坏性的
adj. 令人恐惧的,引起突然惊恐的
violent
adj. 猛烈的
destructive
破坏性的
8 terms
Tornado
Tornado
Tornado
Tornado
Tornado
Tornado
Tornado
10 terms
Tornado
Tornado
Missing
Killed
Hurled
A tornado is a violent rotating column of air extending from…
It's when you are looking for another people or things to fin…
It's when people die because of other people or disaster caus…
It's a cause to move a thing violently and suffering. You can…
Tornado
A tornado is a violent rotating column of air extending from…
Missing
It's when you are looking for another people or things to fin…
11 terms
Tornado
rubble
devastated
pale
installing
the remains of something has been destroyed,debris
destroyed or ruined,overwhelming shocked or grif
light in color a person's face can be pale (lighter then usua…
to set up something for use
rubble
the remains of something has been destroyed,debris
devastated
destroyed or ruined,overwhelming shocked or grif
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