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note 2 Tornadoes are ranked on the Fujita scale by the amount of damage they cause. A scientist named Dr. T. Theodore Fujita developed the scale. The scale goes from light damage (F1) to extreme damage (F5).
note 3 The safest place to be during tornadoes is in a storm shelter or the basement of a well-built building. Tornado Watch- conditions favorable for a tornado. Tornado Warning-a tornado has been spotted
tropical cyclone that has winds of 119 kilometers (75 mph) or higher. A typical hurricane is about 600 kilometers across hurricanes
Stages of hurricane development... Stages of hurricane development...
Low pressure in the trade winds Tropical Wave
A moving area of thunderstorms in the tropics that maintains it identity for 24 hours or more. Tropical Disturbance
Thunderstorms are organized into a counterclockwise swirl. Winds near the surface of less than 39 mph. Tropical Depression
Tropical cyclone with 39 to 74 mph winds. Storm is named when winds reach 39 mph. Distinct counterclockwise circulation. Tropical Storm
Tropical cyclone with winds of 75+ mph, that blow in a large spiral around a relatively clam center - the eye of a hurricane Hurricane
SOME NOTES ON MY STUDY GUIDE AND NOTES I TOOK IN CLASS WEREN'T ABLE TO FIT HERE SOME NOTES ON MY STUDY GUIDE AND NOTES I TOOK IN CLASS WEREN'T ABLE TO FIT HERE
scientist who study the weather and try to predict it. They use maps, charts, and computers to analyze weather data and to prepare forecast. Meteorologist
weather balloons, weather satellites, automated weather stations, and computer forecasts Technological improvements in gathering weather data and using computers have improved the accuracy of weather forecast
lines joining places on a map to show high and low pressure systems Isobars
line joining and varying colors to show temperatures Isotherms
fronts, areas of high/low pressure, types of precipitation, and temperatures. Standard symbols on weather maps show
small changes in the atmosphere today can cause large changes in the future. Butterfly Effect
THIS IS THE END OF THIS DATA BASE...(THIS DATA BASE GOES ALONG WITH THE FIRST DATA BASE NAMED WEATHER PATTERNS123 THIS IS THE END OF THIS DATA BASE...(THIS DATA BASE GOES ALONG WITH THE FIRST DATA BASE NAMED WEATHER PATTERNS123
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