Study your flashcards anywhere!

Download the official Cram app for free >

  • Shuffle
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Alphabetize
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Front First
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Both Sides
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Read
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
Reading...
Front

How to study your flashcards.

Right/Left arrow keys: Navigate between flashcards.right arrow keyleft arrow key

Up/Down arrow keys: Flip the card between the front and back.down keyup key

H key: Show hint (3rd side).h key

A key: Read text to speech.a key

image

Play button

image

Play button

image

Progress

1/15

Click to flip

15 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
What layer of the atmosphere does almost all weather occur in?
troposphere
Four examples of precipitation?
rain
sleet
snow
hail
The boundary between two unlike air masses.
a front
On a weather map, a line with a row of triangles on one side shows the location of .......?
a cold front
A meterologist looks at data about temperature, air pressure, and wind speed from high up in the atmosphere. The data probably came from a
a weather balloon
Weather stations do not collect data about(choose 2) temperature, humidity, cloudiness, precipitation, barometers, air pressure, wind.
thermometers and barometers are instruments that collect data
How do weather fronts move?
west to east
What does a front moving toward an area mean?
changing weather
Name 2 factors that cause clouds to form when water vapor cools.
condensation
dust particles
The centers of hurricanes and tornadoes have very low....
air pressure
In sunny, dry weather, the air pressure is........
and the relative humidity is......
air pressure: high
relative humidity: low
What do you use to measure wind speed accurately?
an anenometer
A groundhog seeing his shadow means 6 more weeks of winter is an example of.....
weather folklore
The change scientists have observed inwhich the Earth's average temperature is increasing.
global warming
The amount of water vapor in the air compared with the greatest amount that could be in the air at that temperature and pressure.
relative humidity