Mostly comes in the winter
Describes the condition of air outdoors
how hot or cold something is
The average weather conditions of a region
Rain, sleet, snow, or hail
When water vapor cools what occurs?
Where precipitation comes from
pellets of frozen rain which fall in showers
The process of turning from liquid into vapor
The exhalation of water vapor through the stomata
A form of precipitation consisting of ice pellets, often mixed with rain or snow
climate that consist of cool summers and very cold winters
a transition zone between two different air masses at the earth's surface
Layers of gas that surround a planet
The force that air puts on an area
A tool used to measure air pressure
The average weather conditions in an area
Anvil-shaped cloud that is often involved in heavy or violent storms: AKA thunderheads
The transfer of heat from one place to another caused by movements of molecules
Process in which matter changes from a liquid to a gas
A rotating, funnel-shaped cloud
In weather, the boundary between two masses of air with different properties
Angular distance north and south of the equator
The study of patterns of weather
Water that is released from clouds in the sky, including rain, snow, sleet, hail, and freezing rain
Frozen rain or precipitation in the form of ice pallets
Weather system that produces heavy precipitation, winds, lightning, and thunder
A funnel-shaped cloud or column of air that rotates at high speeds and extends downward from a cloud to the ground
A storm with strong winds and rain that forms over tropical waters
Small, icy balls that fall from the sky
A region of low pressure with counter-clockwise wind rotation developing into a hurricane or tropical storm
Extremely cold climate located near the North and South Poles and on the tops of mountains; receives very little precipitation and has no trees
A hurricane or tropical storm originating in the pacific ocean
A measure of how much water is in something
The slow warming of Earth's atmosphere due to climate change
A low-lying cloud characterized by a thin, layered, sheet-like appearance
A high-lying cloud that is small, high, patched clouds, in rows
The transfer of thermal energy
Low to mid level clouds. Dark, widespread, and formless
Thin, wispy looking clouds; commonly found at heights greater than 6km
Large, fluffy, white clouds, often seen in fair skies
Precipitation that forms ice crystals
The movement of air due to atmospheric pressure differences
layers of gas that surrounds planet
the force that air puts on an area
a tool used to measure air pressure
the average weather conditions in an area
anvil-shaped cloud that is often involved in heavy or violent storms
the transfer of heat from one place to another caused by movement of molecules
the process in which matter changes from a liquid to a gas
a rotating, funnel shaped cloud, they do not touch the ground
in weather, the boundary between two masses of air with different properties
angular distance north and south of the equato
the study patterns of weather
water that is released from clouds in the sky, includes rain, snow, sleet, and freezing rain
frozen rain or precipitation in the form of ice pellets
a weather system that produces heavy precipitation, winds, lightning, and thunder
a funnel shaped cloud of column of air that rotates at high speeds and extends downward to the ground
a storm with strong winds, and rain that forms over tropical waters
small, icy balls that fall from the sky
a region of low pressure with counter-clockwise wind rotation that develops into a hurricane or tropical storm
extremely cold climate located near the north and south poles and on the tops of mountains, receives very little precipitation and has no trees
a hurricane or tropical storm originating in the pacific ocean
a measure of how much water is in something
the slow warming of Earth's atmosphere due to climate change
a low lying cloud characterized by a thin, layered, sheet-like appearance
cloud forming a broken layer of small fleecy clouds at high altitude with a rippled or granulated appearance
the transfer of thermal energy
a cloud forming a thick uniform gray layer at low altitude, from which rain or snow often falls
thin, wispy looking clouds, commonly found at heights greater than 6 kilometer
large, fluffy, white clouds, often seen in fair skies
atmospheric water vapor frozen into ice crystals and falling in light white flakes
the movement of air due to atmospheric pressure differences
The particles are packed together
measures the speed of the wind
blanket of air
A large body of air that has about the same tempature without
measures air pressure
the average of weather conditions in a area over a long period of time
when precipitation is there for a period of time
a metoroligist predicts what weathers gonna be like near the future
2 diffrent air masses or tempatures meet
earths warning due to gases in the atmosphere that trap heat near earths surface
studies the weather
sound caused by lightining
rain,hail,snow,sleet and ice
division of the year marked by changes in weather
a rotating colum of air that streches from a thunderstorm cloud to the ground
how hot or cold the air is
a device that mesures the tempature
a condition of the atmosphere at any time in a particular location
region of high pressure
a liquad of water that falls from the clouds to the ground
OCCURS DURING A STORM
STORM WITH STRONG WINDS AND HEAVY RAIN
WINTERSTORM WITH WINDS THAT ARE AT LEAST 35 MPH AND BLOWING SNOW
The reason why the water cycle is important is because without the water cycle earth can become to warm or to
Earth needs to maintain its temperature the correct
Without the water cycle it would create problems at the core of the
Rains down on humans like gas from trucks or cars
The pollution also goes to the ground
The phenomena of acid rain is caused by those
Water has three
It can exist as a liquid, and also be classified as a vapor and as
The Water cycle means that the amount of water on earth is
When the earth goes through warmer climatic periods the ice caps
Water is constantly moving from one place to another through the process of
Water is a resource that can not be created by
The sun is the driving force of the water
Transpiration is the process by which water
When water evaporates into theatnosphere it cools and condenses to form
Aquifers are underground water
Groundwater or water stored in the earths surface can remain there for thousands of years before
Really old groundwater is called
About 70% of the earths surface is covered with
Water is stored underground and also in icecaps , snow ,and
When the clouds get too heavy from collecting water, they relase it through a process called
Precipitation can occur in the form of failing rain,sleet,snow or
After water falls during precipitation, it either becomes an part of a body of water like an ocean or
Only 3% of the water on earth is
The water cycle shows that everything is
The area of high rainfall, precipitation will
Every living thing on earth needs water to
The sun turns water on the earth into a
As vapor ries it gets
Some of the water soaks deep into the
When water vapor turns back into a liquid.
When water falls from the atmosphere back to land.
When water turns into water vapor.
The water cycle helps regulate ___________________________.
Covers 70% of the Earth.
Water is a basic _______________________ of nature.
When plants release water on to their leaves that then evaporates into vapor.
Depending on _______________________ precipitation could be rain, snow, sleet, or even hail.
When water does not get absorbed into the soil.
A large collection of tiny droplets of water or ice crystals.
The journey of water from the Earth's surface to the atmosphere, and back again.
tiny droplets of water
a thick cloud of dew released in the atmosphere
water droplets that fall from clouds to the Earth's surface
wet pellets that are a mix of rain and snow
falling ice that are in the shape of white snow flakes
a deposit of small ice crystal
a visible mass of condensed water vapor floating in the atmosphere
the draining away of water
is the gaseous phase of water
the process of turning from liquid to vapor
rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls from the clouds
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the process of vapor turning in to a liquid
the solid state of water
a large stream of water
a large body of water surrounded by land
a very large expanse of sea
is water beneath the Earth's surface
is water beneath the Earth's surface
an extended of ice formed by falling ice
water having a large amount of salt
is a high-latitude region on a planet
is the 3% of water we can use
the nature of something ingredients
the branch of science concerned with the properties of Earth's water
the amount of dissolved salts in water
Mass per unit volume of air; about 1.275 km per cubic meter at 0ºC and 1000 millibars.
A large expanse of air having similar temperature and humidity at any given height.
A severe weather condition characterized by low temperatures and strong winds (greater than 32 mi/hr) bearing a great amount of snow. When these conditions continue after the falling snow has ended, it is termed a ground blizzard.
The ratio of the mass of a substance to the volume occupied by it.
Water that has condensed onto objects near the ground when their temperatures have fallen below the dew point of the surface air
The process by which a liquid changes into a gas
Ice crystals that form on surfaces instead of dew when the dew point is below freezing.
The cumulative force exerted on any surface by the molecules composing air.
A very cold and dry air mass that forms primarily in winter and the northern interior of North America.
The accumulation of daily and seasonal weather events over a long period of time. A description of aggregate weather conditions; the sum of all statistical weather information that helps describe a place or region
Distant lightning that illuminates the sky but is too far away for its thunder to be heard
Any sudden and heavy rain shower.
A period of abnormally dry weather sufficiently long enough to cause serious effects on agriculture and other activities in the affected area.
A form of energy transferred between systems by virtue of their temperature differences.
A severe tropical cyclone having winds in excess of 64 knots (74 mi/hr).
An increase in air temperature with height
A visible electrical discharge produced by thunderstorms.
The climate structure of the air space near the surface of the earth.
A breeze that blows from the land out over the water. Opposite of an onshore breeze.
A breeze that blows from the water onto the land. Opposite of an offshore breeze.
A layer of soil beneath the earth's surface that remains frozen throughout the year.
A cold air mass that forms in a high-latitude source region.
Climates in which the mean temperature of the warmest month is below 10ºC; climates that are too cold to support the growth of trees.
Any form of water particles-liquid or solid-that falls from the atmosphere and reaches the ground.
The wind direction most frequently observed during a given period.
Energy propagated in the form of electromagnetic waves. These waves do not need molecules to propagate them, and in a vacuum they travel at nearly 300,000 km per sec.
Precipitation in the form of liquid water drops that have diameters greater than that of drizzle.
The atmospheric pressure at mean sea level.
A coastal local wind that blows from the ocean onto the land. The leading edge of the breeze is termed a sea breeze front.
A fairly bright lightning flash from distant thunderstorms that illuminates a portion of the cloud.
A type of precipitation consisting of transparent pellets of ice 5 mm or less in diameter. Same as ice pellets.
a mixture of smoke and fog
Solid precipitation in the form of minute ice flakes that occur below 0ºC
An aggregate of ice crystals that falls from a cloud
An intense, rotating column of air that protrudes from a cumulonimbus cloud in the shape of a funnel or a rope and touches the ground.
The winds that occupy most of the tropics and blow from the subtropical highs to the equatorial low.
Organized thunderstorms with a cyclonic wind circulation between 35 and 64 knots.
The state of the atmosphere in terms of such variables as temperature, cloudiness, precipitation, and radiation.
The rising of water (usually cold) toward the surface from the deeper regions of a body of water.
A hurricane that forms in the western Pacific Ocean
the weight of air on Earth's surface
a collection of millions of tiny water droplets or ice crystals
water in its gas form
when water vapor cools and changes back into a liquid
water vapor condensing on gass, and forming small water droplets
a measure of how hot or cold something is
continuous movement of water from water sources into the air and ground, onto and over land, and back to the water source
the change of state from liquid to gas
water that falls from clouds onto the Earth's surface in the form of rain, snow, sleet or hail
Our atmosphere contains 78% free _________________________.
Animals need nitrogen to produce ______________________.
What molecule is produced when nitrogen is fixed?
Animals get nitrogen into their systems by eating _______________.
Large organic molecule containing nitrogen that contains your genetic information.
Prokaryote responsible for "fixing" nitrogen.
_________________________ occurs when fertilizer runoff causes excess algae and water weeds.
Process where water "evaporates" from plants.
What "powers" the water cycle?
Rain, snow, sleet, or hail.
The downward entry of water into the soil or rock surface.
Process by which water changes from a liquid to a gas.
Oats, peas, beans, corn
Helps plants to grow.
Bacteria that break down organic matter.
Process by which water vapor turns into liquid water.