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Air mass
a large body of air that has about the same temperature and humidity
Air pressure
the amount that air presses or pushes on anything
Anemometer
a tool that measures wind speed
Barometer
a tool that measures air pressure
Forecast
a prediction of what the weather will be like
Front
the line where two air masses meet
High-pressure area
a place where cool air sinks and pushes down on the earth’s surface with more pressure
Humidity
the amount of water vapor in the air
Hygrometer
a tool that measures humidity
Low pressure area
a place where warm air rises and pushes down on the earth’s surface with less pressure
Meteorologist
a person who studies weather
National Weather Service
a government agency that collects information about weather
Precipitation
moisture that falls from clouds to the ground
Rain gauge
a tool that measures precipitation
Wind vane
a tool that shows wind direction