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The forms of this are rain, snow, or sleet
precipitation
It begins with a tropical storm over warm tropical waters
hurricane
A great winter storm usually with snow
blizzard
it begins as a small area of low presure inside a thunderhead
tornado
This warms the Earth with its energy in the form of light and heat
Sun
The three main types of these are cirrus, cumulus, stratus
clouds
This is needed to turn water vapors back to a liquid in the clouds
Condensation
This is produced by changes in air pressure
Wind
An imaginary line that circles the center of the Earth
Equator
Thermometers show the temperature in units called
degrees
Information that you gather or is given to you is called
Data
Weather data is collected by
Meteorologists
What affects the weather?
Temperature, Precipitation, Wind
How are hurricanes similar to blizzards?
Great winds are involved in thier force.
Some kind of precipitation is involved.
What are two things you should do to stay safe in a tornado?
Take cover in a basement, or room with no windows.
Cover yourself with something like a mattress for protection.
This instrument measures how cold something is
thermometer