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dampness or moistness, as of the atmosphere
humidity
What determines climate
Temperature, precipiation, and the angle at which the sun hits the Earth
Free of darkness, clouds or haze
Clear
A person who studies weather maps and satellite pictures to predict weather
Meteorologist
a powerful cyclonic storm that originates in the West Indian region of the Atlantic Ocean and that has heavy rains and winds exceeding 73 miles per hour.
Hurricane
Full or covered by dense clouds
Foggy
a meteorlogical instrument that measures atmospheric pressure unsed to predict weather changes
Barometer
A frozen form of precipitation that falls as ice crystals formed in flakes
Snow
an instrument for measuring temperature
Thermometer
What are the four components studied to predict weather
Air pressure, moisture, wind, temperature
A very destructive but short lived windstorm in the form of a funnel shaped cloud that mves close to the ground destroying whatever is in the path
tornado
Characterized by the presence of clouds, overcast
cloudy
To predict weather
Forecast