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REFERS TO THE STATE OF THE ATMOSPHERE AT A SPECIFIC TIME AND PLACE WEATHER
AMOUNT OF WATER VAPOR HELD IN THE AIR HUMIDITY
IS A MEASURE OF THE AMOUNT OF WATER VAPOR PRESENT IN THE AIR COMPARED TO THE AMOUNT NEEDED FOR SATURATION AT A SPECIFIC TEMP. RELATIVE HUMIDTY
CHANGES WITH THE AMOUNT OF WATER VAPOR IN THE AIR DEW POINT
WHEN AIR IS COLLED TO IT DEW POINT NEAR THE GROUND FOG
IS A LARGE BODY OF AIR THAT HAS PROPERTIES SIMILAR TO THE PART OF EARTH'S SURFACE OVER WHICH IS DEVELOPS AIR MASS
IT IS RECORDED ON A MAP USING A COMBINATION OF SYMBOLS STATION MODEL
~CAN ADVANCE RAPIDLY~ THUNDERSTORMS OFTEN FORM AS WARMAIR SUDDENLY LIFTED UP OVER COLD AIR COLD FRONT
WATER FALLING FROM CLOUDS PRECIPITATION
THE MOST POWERFUL STROM HURRICANE
A LINE THAT CONNECTS POINTS OF EQUAL TEMP. ISOTHERM
~SLIDES OVER COLDER AIR ALONG A WARM FRONT FORMING A BOUNDARY WITH A GENTLE SLOPE.~THIS CAN LEAD TO HRS IF N OT DAYS OF WET WEATHER WARM FRONT
TWO AIR MASSES OF DIFFERENT DENSITY MOISTURE OR TEMP FRONT
WEATHER SERVICE CLASSIFIES A WINTER STORM BLIZZARD
IS A LINE DRAWN TO CONNECT POINTS OF EQUAL ATMOSPHERIC PRESSURE ISOBAR
IS A VIOLENTY ROTATING COLUMN OF AIR IN CONTACT WITH THE GROUND TORNADO
IS A PERSON WHO STUDIES THE WEATHER METEOROLOGIST
RESULTS WHEN NIETHER COLD AIR NOR WARM AIR ADVANCES STATIONARY FRONT
~CLOUD IS A PUFFY WHITE CLOUD~THESE CLOUD INDICATE FAIR WEATHER OR THUNDER STORMS CUMULUS
MEANS HIGH CLOUDS CIRRO
refers to clouds that lie at low elevation prefix strato
~cloud is a white feathery cloud~these cloud can indicate storm weather cirrus
~cloud is asmooth or layered cloud~these clouds indicate fair weather rain or snow stratus
refers to cloud that lie at middle elevations prefix alto
colder air forces warm air upward,that closes off the warm air from the surface occluded front
Created by: tweetybird203