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Name 4 types of air masses Maritime Tropical, Continental Tropical, maritime polar and contiental polar
What moves air masses in the US Jet Streams and prevailing Westerlies
Name 4 Types of fronts Warm Fronts, Cold Fronts, Stationary Fronts and occluded Fronts
Name the 3 main types of Clouds Cirrus Stratus and Cumulus
What 2 Charictaristics are used to cclasify air masses Tempurature and Humitity/Moisture
What is Humitity The amount of water in a given volume of air
How do clouds form Warm moist air rises from the surface as air rises it cools. At a certain height the water vopor cools to its dew point and condensation occurs. Water vapor clings to particles in the air.
How does Tempurature affect humitity As air gets warme it expands and can hold more water vapor so the humitity would also rise.
Why cant cold ir hold much watervapor Cold air is dense
What clouds form along cold fronts? Cumulonimbus
What type of precipiation comes from clouds in cold fronts rain Thunderstorms and hail
What Clouds Form along warm fronts Cumulus Cumulonimbus stratus and nimbostratus.
What Precipitaion comes from clouds in warm fronts Rain or snow
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