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Weather Stack #19082

science weather key terms

wind the horizontal movement of air from an area of high pressure to an area of lower presure
anemometer an instrument used to measure wind speed
wind chill factor a measure of cooling air combining temperature and wind speed
local winds winds that blow over short distances
global winds winds that blow specific directions over long distances
land breeze the flow of air from land to a body of water
sea breeze the flow of cooler air from over an ocean or lake toward land
Coriolis effect the effect of earth's rotation on the direction of winds and currents
lattitude the large distance in degrees north or south of the equator
jet streams bands of high speed winds about 10 kilometers above earth's surface
Created by: sbadger