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Chapter 3 II


Air mass Single body of air that has a constant temperature, humidity, and pressure, throughout.
Tropical Warm air
Polar Cool air
Maritime Oceanic
Continental Land
Front Area where two air masses meet
Occluded Cut off
Cyclone Spiraling movement of air that has low pressure
Anticyclone Cyclone with high pressure
Storm Violent disturbance in the atmosphere
thunderstorm storm with heavy precipitation and has thunder and lightning
lightning electrical discharges within clouds
tornado rapidly whirling, funnel shaped cloud
hurricane powerful tropical cyclone
storm surge dome of water that moves across the land with a hurricane
evacuate move away
Meteorologists scientists who predict weather
Isobars lines joining places on the map that hve the same air pressure
Isotherm lines joining areas on the map that have equal temperature
Created by: SMoswald