Also known as air pressure, is the weight of a column of air that extends from the surface to the top of the atmosphere. A tornado has very low barometric pressure.
A weather instrument used to measure wind speeds.
Weather device used to measure barometric pressure.
An enhanced version of the Fujita-Pearson tornado scale that went into use in the U.S. starting in 2007
Prediction made by meteorologists of what the weather will be like in the future.
Rotating column of wind that hasn't touched the ground.
Frozen precipitation that forms in mid-latitude thunderstorms.
Powerful but narrow stream of wind that is in the upper troposphere.
Scientist who studies the weather.
The science that deals with weather.
A tornado that has two or more sub vortices that circle the center of a larger tornado.
The term used to describe a sky that is covered with clouds.
Short for Radio Detecting and Ranging, is used to detect objects at a distance.
Dangerous type of thunderstorm that has a rotating updraft. These type of storms can last for hours and produce large hail, flooding, lighting, strong winds and tornadoes.
A storm that has thunder and lightning and often contain strong winds, rain and potentially hail.
Phrase used to describe an area in the U.S. where tornadoes frequently develop.
Violent, funnel-shaped rotating column of air that has contact with the earth's surface and extends from a thunderstorm base.
Issued when an actual tornado funnel has been sighted or detected by weather radar.
Issued when the weather conditions in a specific area/region are favorable for the development of a tornado.
Another term for tornado.

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A matching sheet, or a matching quiz, is a sheet with two columns. In the first column there will be a word, statement or question, and in the second column are the answers, jumbled around in a different order.

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