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|movement of water between the atmosphere, land, oceans, and even living things.
|Water turning into water vapor.
|Plants release water into the environment through their leaves.
|When solid water turns directly into vapor.
|The change of water from a gas to a liquid.
|Any form of water that falls to Earth.
|the condition of Earth’s atmosphere at a certain time and place.
|Amount of water vapor in the air.
|Amount of water vapor in the air compared to the amount of water vapor needed to reach saturation.
|The force of air molecules pushing on an area.
|movement of air caused by differences in air pressure.
|a large volume of air in which temperature and moisture content are nearly the same throughout.
|A boundary of air that forms between 2 air masses.
|long distance winds that travel above global winds for thousands of kilometers.
|an intense local storm that forms strong winds and heavy rain along with lightning, thunder, and hail.
|an electric discharge charged that happens between a positively charged area and a negatively charged area.
|he sound created by the rapid expansion of air along a lightning strike.
|a tropical low pressure system with winds blowing at speed of 74 mi/h or more.
|When a hurricane moves into a coastal area, it pushes huge amounts of the ocean onto land.
|a destructive, rotating column of air that has very high wind speeds and that is sometimes visible as a funnel-shaped cloud.
|holes in the ground that form when a cove collapses.
|Uncontrolled fires burning in natural areas.
|when dry grass and trees are ignited easily by a lightning strike.
|describes the weather conditions in an area over a long period of time.
|Wind systems that occur at or near Earth’s surface.
|Westerlies are winds that blow 30 degrees and 60 degrees latitudes in both hemispheres. Wind blows from the west to the east.
|Winds that blow between 30 degrees latitude and the equator in both hemispheres. Winds blow from the East to the West.
|the movement of air over short distances.
|a local wind that blows from the sea to the land during the day.
|a local wind that blows from the land to the sea during the night.