|What type of atmospheric conditions produces thunderstorms?||Warm moist air near Earth's surface and an unstable atmosphere.|
|What type of cloud might produce a thunderstorm?||Cumulonimbus Cloud.|
|Three places where lightning might happen.||1. Between two clouds.
2. Between Earth and a cloud.
3. Between 2 Parts of the Same cloud.
|Four dangerous conditions that severe thunderstorms can produce.||1. High Winds
3. Flash Floods
|What percentage of thunderstorms do tornadoes occur in?||1%|
|What is the relationship between a funnel cloud and a tornado?||Funnel clouds are the beginnings or tornados.|
|What causes a column of air spinning like a roll of toilet paper to turn to a vertical position?||Strong updrafts of air.|
|What happens when spinning columns air moves to the bottom of the cumulonimbus cloud?||The formation of a funnel cloud.|
|Why do most tornadoes in the US happen in the spring and early summer?||Cold dry air from Canada meets Tropical air.|
|Why are tornadoes able to cause so much damage?||Spinning winds that act as a vacuum.|
|Why do hurricanes not happen in higher latitudes?||The water is too cold.|
|What causes a group of thunderstorms to become a hurricane?||Winds moving in different directions cause the storms to spin.|
|What is the fuel or energy of hurricanes?||Condensation of Water.|
|Why does contact with land cause hurricanes to fall apart?||They lose their energy source.|
|Two ways hurricanes cause damage.||High winds and Flooding.|
|Weather balloon carry equipment that measures three things.||Temperature, Humidity, and Pressure.|
|How do weather balloons communicate with weather stations on the ground?||Radio Transmitters.|
|The liquid in thermometers moves up glass tube as the temperature _______________.||Increases|
|Where does the National Weather Service get info for its weather maps?||Obtains info from over 1000 weather stations across the US.|
|What is a representation of a weather station on a map called?||Station Model.|
|The lines on a weather map that connects points of equal pressure are called _____________.||Isobars|