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HYGROMETER

A tool that measures humidity.

FORECAST

A prediction of what the weather will be like.

PRECIPITATION

Moisture that falls to the ground from the clouds.

AIR MASS

A large amount of air that has the same temperature and humidity.

FRONT

The line where two masses meet.

LOW-PRESSURE

An area where warm air rises
and pushes down on the earth's surface with less pressure.

METEOROLOGIST

A person who studies the weather.

STRATUS CLOUDS

Clouds that are form in layers that spread accros the
sky.

CLOUDS

Clouds are made by tiny drops of water that are so small that they stay in the air.

CUMULUS CLOUDS

White fluffy clouds that look like cotton.

RAIN GAUGE

A tool that measures precipitation.

HUMIDITY

The amount of water vapor in the air.

AIR PRESSURE

The amount that air presses or pushes on anything.

WIND VANE

A tool that shows wind direction.

ANEMOMETER

A tool that measures wind speed.

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE

A government agency that collects information about weather from all over the United States.

HIGH-PRESSURE AREA

An area where cool air sinks and pushes down on the earth's surface with more pressure.

CIRRUS CLOUDS

White,feathery clouds.

BAROMETER

A tool that measures air pressure