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fog
clouds that are close to the ground
blizzard
a snow storm with high winds
thermometer
a tool that measures the temperature
meterorologist
a person who predicts and reports wather forecasts
tornado
when winds whirl into a funnel that workd its way to the ground
What makes weather (4) things
precipitation
what makes weather (4) things
temperature
what makes weather (4) things
wind
what makes weather
air pressure
stratus clouds
unbroken layers of low gray coulds
cirrus clouds
wispy curling clouds high in the sky
cumulus clouds
low puffy white clouds
forecast
a prediction of what the weather willl be like
air mass
a large amount of air that has the same temperature and humidity
cloud
many very tiny droplets of water and ice suspended n the air
hurricane
a tropical cyclone that usually involves heavy rains
precipitation
water falling to earth
typhoon
the name used in asia for a hurricane
wind
moving air
condensation
the process of gas or vapor changing into liquid
evaporation
the process of water changing from liquid to gas
anemometer
a tool that measures wind speed
wind vane
a tool that shows wind direction
barometer
a tool that measures air pressure
air pressure
the amount that air presses or pushes on anything
low-pressure area
an area where warm air rises and pushes down on the earth's surface
high-pressure area
an area where cool air sinks and pushes down on the earths'surface
humidity
the amount of water vapor in the air
rain guage
a tool that measures precipitation
front
the line where two air masses meet