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Weather Terms Crossword

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The layer of Earths atmosphere where weather occurs Troposphere
The layer of Earths atmosphere that contains the ozone layer Stratosphere
The layers of Earths atmosphere are categorized according to Temperature
A tool used to measure air pressure Barometer
A large body of air that had the same characteristics throughout Air mass
An air mass that forms over an ocean Maritime
The amount of moisture in the air Humidity
Thunderstorms often occur with a ______ front Cold
A large, spiraling storm that can be hundreds of miles across and can last for more than a week Hurricane
The force of all the air pressure pressing on the earth Air pressure
When a tropical storm becomes a hurricane, it is due to the change in Wind speed
An Instrument used to measure the amount of precipitation Rain gauge
Measures wind speed Anemometer
Measures how hot or cold it is Thermometer
Horizontal movement of air from an area of H pressure to L pressure Wind

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Earth, Ocean, and Weather Systems Crossword

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a storm with strong winds and rain that forms over tropical waters Hurricane
small, icy balls that fall from the sky Hail
a region of low pressure with counter-clockwise wind rotation that develops into a hurricane or tropical storm Tropical Depression
extremely cold climate located near the North and South Poles and on the tops of mountains; receives very little precipitation and has no trees Tundra
a measure of how much water is in something Moisture
the slow warming of Earth's atmosphere due to climatic change Global Warming
a low-lying cloud characterized by a thin, layered, sheet-like appearance Stratus
are high-level clouds appearing as a formation of small masses of white or pale blue, fleecy clouds in a globular, wavelike, rippled pattern, usually in regularly arranged groupings Cirrocumulus
the quality of being hot; high temperature Heat
dark, low-level clouds accompanied by light to moderately falling precipitation Nimbostratus
thin, wispy-looking clouds; commonly found at heights greater than 6 km Cirrus
large, fluffy, white clouds, often seen in fair skies; can develop into cumulonimbus clouds Cumulus
atmospheric water vapor frozen into ice crystals and falling in white flakes or lying on the ground as a white layer Snow
the movement of air due to atmospheric pressure differences Wind
a hurricane or tropical storm originating in the Pacific Ocean Typhoon

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Earth, Oceans, and Weather Systems Crossword

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layers of gas that surround a planet Atmosphere
the force that air puts on an area Air Pressure
a tool used to measure air pressure Barometer
the average weather conditions in an area Climate
anvil-shaped cloud that is often involved in heavy or violent storms:are also called thunderheads Cumulonimbus
the transfer of heat from one place to another caused by the movement of molecules Convection
the process in which matter changes from a liquid to a gas Evaporation
a rotating, funnel-shaped clouds: do not touch the ground. Funnel Cloud
in weather, the boundary between two masses of air with different properties Front
angular distance north and south of the equator Latitude
the study of patterns of weather Meteorology
water that is released from clouds in the sky; includes rain, snow, sleet, hail, and freezing rain Precipitation
frozen rain or precipitation in the form of ice pellets Sleet
a weather system that produces heavy precipitation, winds, lightning, and thunder Thunderstorm
a funnel-shaped cloud or column of air that rotates at high speeds and extends downward from a cloud to the ground Tornado

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Weather crossword puzzle

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The atmospheric conditions along with short term changes of a certain place at a certain time. Weather
A quantity that can change. Variable
Energy an object has due to it's motion. Kinetic energy
The pressure that a column of air exerts on the air or surface below it. Air pressure
The amount of water vapor in the air. Humidity
The temperature at which air is fully saturated because of decreasing temperatures while holding the amount of moisture constant . Dew point
the series of natuaral processes in which water continually moves among oceans,land,and the atmosphere water cycle
water in liquid or solid form ,that falls from the atmosphere. precipitation
its used to measure air pressure. barometer
used to measure the direction of wind. wind sock
used to track and measure the conditions of large scale air movement. weather saterlite
The amount of water vapor present vs the maximum amount of water vapor. relative humidity
used to measure the amount of rainfall. rain guage
water droplets or ice crystal suspended in the atmosphere. clouds
The instrument measures the temperature,air pressure ,wind speed and direction of a particular weather . weather balloon

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Severe Weather Crossword

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A very large single cell thunderstorm with strong updrafts Super Cell
A discharge of electricity from a cload to the ground or another cload. Lightning
The sound caused by heating air rapidly explanding. Thunder
A small area in a hurricane that is mostly calm in the center Eye of the storm
A huge rotating storm with wind speeds exceeding 75 mph that is formed in the Atlantic and Northeast Pacific Hurricane
Notifications issued when severe weather is found in a location. Storm warnings
A wind storm whose clouds move into a funnel due to cold and warm fronts. Tornado
A huge rotating storm with wind speeds exceeding 75 mph that is formed in the Northwest Pacific. typhoon
A radar system that measures hpw the weather condition is. Doppler radar
A tool used to measure wind speed. Anemometer
Fluffy, white clouds usually with flat bottoms Cumulus cloud
Ice Pellets formed in cumulombus cloads that fall to the Earth when heavy enough. Hail
The lowest layer of the Earth's atmosphere where weather accures. Troposphere
Lightning is a few _____________ Thick Centimeters
When water rushes onto land from heavy rain in a short amount of time it causes _____ ______. Flash Floods
Hurricanes,cyclones, and typhoons form over the ________ Oceans
When a cloud can't hold any more water vaper without making water droplets. Saturation
A hurricane that forms over the Indian Ocean cyclone

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Hurricane Vocabulary Crossword

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A tropical storm with violent winds. Hurricane
A statement that is issued 48 hours in advance, of anticipation of a tropical storm. Hurricane Watch
An announcement that hurricane conditions are expected within the specified area, the announcement is made 36 hours in advance. Hurricane Warning
A rise in sea level that occurs during a tropical storm. Storm Surge
The area immediately outside the eye of a hurricane, has heavy rainfall, tall clouds, and high winds. Eye Wall
The calm part at the center of a hurricane. Eye
A cloud and precipitation structure associated with an area of rainfall which is significantly longer in width. Rainbands
The solid or almost solid part of rain in a hurricane that becomes heavier once it gets closer to the eye. Rain Shield
Classifies hurricanes and puts them into five different categories. Saffir-Simpson Scale
An intense low-pressure wind that forms over oceans with high winds of hurricane force. Tropical Storm
When the pressure in the atmosphere is below average. Low Pressure
When the pressure in the atmosphere is above average. High Pressure
The movement of air, usually in a particular direction. Winds

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Weather Crossword

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A person who studies weather Meteorologist
a tool that measures air pressure Barometer
a tool that measures wind speed anemometer
a tool used to see how much precipitation is expected doppler radar
locates where weather is expected satellite
low cloud that brings a calm, cloudy day stratus
high cloud, weather will change soon cirrus
middle cloud, clear sunny day cumulus
low cloud, steady rainy weather nimbostratus
middle cloud, tall; heavy precipitation, storms cumulonimbus
it moves weather from west to east jet stream
moves weather from east to west gulf stream
the force of air around us at sea level air pressure
it changes the climate and is very warm El Nino
an upward current updraft
a downward current downdraft
air flowing in a particular direction wind
the weather of a place of a certain time climate
condition of atmosphere at certain place and time weather
a transition zone between two air masses front

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My Weather Crossword

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Temperature,Elevation and Water Vapor affect? Air pressure
The layer of gases that surrounds earth? Atmosphere
The horizontal movement of air from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure is reffered to as? Wind
The average of year after year conditions of temperature, precipitation, winds and clouds in an area? Climate
Seventy-eight percent of Earth's atmosphere is made up of? Nitrogen
The condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and place? Weather
The contamination of Earth's land, water or air? Air Pollution
The amount of water vapor in a given volume of air? Humidity
A measure of how hot or cold an object is compared to a reference point? Temperature
The continual movement of water among Earth's atmosphere, oceans and land surface through evaporation, condensation and precipitation? Water cycle
The change that Earth's rotation causes in the motion of objects and that explains winds curve? Coriolis effect
The process by which molecules of water vapor in the air become liquid water? Condensation
The direct transfer of thermal energy from one substance to another substance that is touching? Conduction
The transfer of thermal energy by the movement of a fluid? Convection
The process by which water molecules in liquid water escape into the air as water vapor? Evaporation
Winds that blow steadily from specific directions over long distances? Global Winds
The boundary where unlike air masses meet but don not mix? Front
Any form of water that falls from clouds and reaches Earth's surface? Precipitation
The process by which water is lost through a plants leaves? Transpiration
The lowest layer of Earth's atmosphere, where weather occurs? Troposphere
An instrument used to measure changes in air pressure? Barometer
An instrument used to measure speed? Anemometer
Wispy, feathery clouds made mostly of ice crystals that form at high levels? Cirrus clouds
Fluffy, white clouds, usually with flat bottoms that look like rounded piles of cotten? Cumulus
Clouds that form in flat layers and often cover much of the sky? Stratus
The layer of Earth's atmosphere immediately above the stratosphere, the layer in which most meteoroids burn up? Mesosphere

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Weather Crossword

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The continous movement of water between the atmosphere and Earth's surface is called the _________ watercycle
_________ is the process by which water moecules in liquid water absorb energy and escape into the air as vapor. Evaportation
_______ is the measure of the amount of water in the air. Humidity
__________ is the percentage of actual water vapor in the air. relativehumidity
A _________ has 2 thermometers, a wet bulb thermometer and a dry bulb thermometer. psychrometer
Moecules of water vapor in the air become liquid water in the process of _________ Condensation
The temperature in which condensation begins is called the __________ dewpoint
Whispy feathery cloud are known as _______ clouds? cirrus
clouds that look like fluffy, rounded piles of cotten are called ________ Cumulus
Clouds that form in flat layers are called ________ stratus
___________ is any form of water that falls from clouds and reaches Earth's surface. Percipitation
A huge body of air that has simular temperature, humidity, and air pressure at any given height is called an ____________. airmass
_________, or warm, air masses form in the tropics and have low air pressure. tropical
________, or cold, air massesform North of 50° north latitude and south of 50° latitude. Polar
__________ air masses form over oceans. Maritime
_____________ air masses form over land. Continental
A swirling center of low pressure is called a ________? Cyclone
__________ are High pressure centers of dry air. Anticyclones
A _______ is a violent disturbance in the atmosphere. Storm
A ___________ is a small storm often accompanied by heavy rain, and thunder & lightening. Thunderstorm
_________ is a sudden spark, or electric discharge. Lightning
A _________ is a rapidly whirling, funnel shaped cloud that comes down from a cloud and touches earths surface. Tornado
A ________ is a tropical cylcone that has winds of 119 kilometers or higher per hour. Hurricane
____________ are scientists that study the cause of weather and try to predict future wearther. Meteorologists

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Weather Crossword

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Type of cloud described as being thin and wispy. Cirrus
Clouds with a flat base that are often very puffy. Cumulus
Flat, horizontal clouds that often appear in layers occurring low in the atmosphere. Stratus
Cloud that produces precipitation. Nimbus
Atmospheric layer that contains the ozone. Stratosphere
An enormous wave produced by tectonic activity. Tsunami
Tool used to measure atmospheric pressure. Barometer
A tool used to measure temperature. Thermometer
Noise that occurs due to the expansion of rapidly heated air. Thunder
A violent storm that occurs when warm, moist air and cool, dry air meet and create a funnel. Tornado
Layer in the atmosphere that burns up meteors and asteroids. Mesosphere
Area surrounding the Earth that contains five layers. Atmosphere
A strong storm that usually consists of high winds, a cyclone, and lots of rain. Hurricane
Layer in the atmosphere where weather occurs. Troposphere
Visible masses of condensed water vapor suspended in the air. Clouds
Transition zone where a warm air mass replaces a cold air mass. Warm Front
Transition zone where a cold air mass replaces a warm air mass. Cold Front
A tool used to measure wind speed. Anemometer
A bright flash of electricity produced by a thunderstorm. Lightning
The combination of two fronts that form when a cold front catches up with and overtakes a warm front. Occluded Front

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