|The __________ __________ is the process in which water moves from the surface of Earth , to the air, and back again.
|A large body of air is an ______ __________.
|A __________________ is an instrument that measures air pressure.
|A tropical storm in which the wind speeds are 119 km/hr or more is called a __________________.
|____________________ is the process by which a liquid changes to a gas.
|An instrument that measures wind speed is an _______________.
|____________________ is water that falls back to the earth.
|The process by which a gas changes into a liquid is called___________________.
|What kind of precipitation falls when water drops get pushed back up into a colder layer of air and then freeze?
|Where do most storms form?
|What part of a hurricane causes flooding?
|storm surge, waves, rain
|What kind of precipitation falls when water drops pass through a cold layer of air.
|What kind of precipitation may fall when the temperature is 42 degrees fahrenhiet?
|What kind of precipitation may fall when the temperature is 20 degrees fahrenheit?
|Where does a cold/dry air mass form?
|over land, form the north
|Name 4 weather instruments and what each one measures.
|anemometer – wind speed
barometer – air pressure
thermometer – temperature
rain guage – amount of rainfall
wind vane – wind direction
|What happens to water that is heated?
|Where does a warm/wet air front form?
|over water, from the south
|What happens to water vapor when it is cooled?
|it condenses, it may freeze if the temperature gets low enough
|Where does a cold/wet air mass form?
|over water, from the north
|Where does a warm/dry air mass form?
|over land, from the south
|How is a land breeze formed?
|Air over the water is warmer that air over the land. The hot air over the water rises and the cooler air over the land pushes out over the sea.
|How is a sea breeze formed?
|Air over the water is cooler than air over the land. The hot air over the land rises and the cooler air over the water pushes in over the land.
|Why do storms form over the middle of the Florida peninsula?
|Two sea breezes meet in the middle of the peninsula, a front forms when the two air masses meet and the front causes the storms or rain.
|What may happen when a cool front forms?
|rain or thunderstorms and cooler temperatures
|What may happen when a warm front forms?
|steady rain and warmer temperatures