Meteorology Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

The temperature in which a gas condenses into a liquid.
A large body of air where the temperature and moisture are constant throughout.
This air mass develops over water and brings warm humid weather to the united states.
A short term state of the atmosphere.
The average weather conditions in an area over a long period of time.
This is an air mass that generally brings cool, dry weather to the united states.
This is an air mass that brings very cool and wet weather to the untited states.
A boundry between air masses of different densities and usually different temperatures.
This type of front forms when warm air moves over cold air.
This type of front forms when a warm air mass is cought between two colder air masses.
This is an air mass that brings very dry and hot weather to the united states.
This type of front forms when a cold air mass meets a warm air mass and little to no movement occurs.
A desructive, rotating column of air that touches the ground.
This type of front forms when cold air moves under warm air.
A severe storm that develops over a tropical ocean.

Air masses word search

Air masses word search
Type
Word Search
Description

stationary front
occluded front
continental
air masses
warm front
cold front
tropical
maritime
polar
front

Climate and Weather Word Search

Climate and Weather Word Search
Type
Word Search
Description

precipitation
condensation
evaporation
temperature
thermometer
atmosphere
anemometer
rain gauge
Temperate
barometer
air mass
Tropical
weather
climate
clouds
sunny
storm
sleet
front
Polar
wind
snow
hail
rain

Science Weather Unit Crossword

Science Weather Unit Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

These clouds develop vertically in the shape of mountain and resembles pieces of cotton. They are often referred to as "fair-weather clouds".
This cloud is a thunderstorm cloud and can produce rain, snow, hail and lightning
Large ocean wave caused by an underwater earthquake or a volcanic explosion
Only forms over really warm ocean water of 80°F or warmer
Can form anywhere in the world, but they mostly end up forming in flat or dry terrains
This cloud may have a fibrous (hair-like) and/or silky sheen appearance.
Generally a gray cloud layer with a base, if thick enough, produce drizzle or ice prisms
The continuous rain cloud
When a thundercloud has many small bits of ice bump into each other and they move around it creates this
When electricity passes through the air and causes particles to vibrate. The vibrations are heard as sound.
Instrument that measures the atmospheric pressure, weather and altitude.
An instrument indicating temperature
Instrument used for measuring the speed of wind
Two air masses where one is cool and the other warm, are moving so that the warmer air replaces the cooler air
Two air masses, one cold and one warm, moving so the colder air replaces the warmer air
The combination of a cold front and warm front when they catch up and cold overtakes a warm front

Chapter 20 Crossword Puzzle

Chapter 20 Crossword Puzzle
Type
Crossword
Description

a huge body of air in the troposphere with aimilar temp. and humidity throughout.
a low humidity air mass that originates over the ocean.
a high humidity air mass that originates over the oceans.
a frigid air mass that originates over upper latitudes
a cool or cold air mass that originates over poles
a warm air mass that originates in the tropics
the boundary where at leaste two different air mass meet
the upward movement of air masses as they flow over mountains
the lifting of a warm air mass above a cool air mass acting as a wedge
the lifting of air when horizontal air currents from opposit edirections collide and rise onto the atmoshere
a servere weather disterbance involving high winds, heavy precipitaion, and other conditions, such as lightning or low temperatures.
a storm that brings heavy snow or sleet, high winds,and unusually cold weather
a rainstorm that produces lightning.
an atmosheric electrical discharge that occurs either b/t clouds or b/t a cloud and the ground
a destructive, localized, rapidly rotating cyclonic, windstorm forming a funnel
an immense cyclonic windstorm that forms over tropical or subtropical oceans
a strong cyclonic storm with winds of at least 39 mi/h
the low-pressure center of a hurricane containing relatively clear, calm, rising air.
a higher than normal local sea level caused by seawater flowing toward the lower air pressure under a hurricane.
a symbolic representation of data from a weather station on a weather map.
a weather map that presents a summary or synopsis of weather data for a given time frame.

Ch. 20: Storms and Weather Prediction Crossword

Ch. 20: Storms and Weather Prediction Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

A huge body of air in the troposphere with similar temperature and humidity throughout
A low humidity air mass that originates over land
A high humidity air mass that originates over the oceans
A frigid air mass that originates over the poles
A cool or cold air mass that originates over upper latitudes
A warm air mass that originates in the tropics
The boundary where at least two different air massed meet
The upward movement of air masses as they flow over mountains
The lifting of a warm air mass above a cool air mass acting as a wedge
The lifting of air when horizontal air currents from opposite direction collide and rise into the atmosphere
A severe weather disturbance
A storm that brings heavy snow or sleet, high winds, and/or unusually cold weather
A rainstorm that produces lightning
An atmospheric electrical discharge that occurs either between clouds or between a cloud and the ground
A destructive rotating windstorm forming a tunnel
A cyclonic windstorm that forms over tropical or subtropical oceans
A strong cyclonic storm with high winds of at least 39 mi/h
The center of a hurricane containing calm, clear rising air
A higher than normal local sea level caused by seawater flowing toward the lower air pressure under a hurricane
A symbolic representation of data from a weather station on a weather map
A weather map that presents a summary of weather data for a given time frame. There are four.

Weather Terms Crossword

Weather Terms Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

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

climate/ weather Crossword

climate/ weather  Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

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

Weather/Climate Crossword

Weather/Climate Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

The way the water gets pulled by the moon's position
The amount of water in the air
The lines that connect air pressure zones
When a cold front catches up with a warm front
Used to measure temperature
Usually is sunny, but is humid
When the Earth points in a certain way towards away or towards the sun
The visible air pollution in urban areas
Used to measure solar radiation
Used to measure Humidity in the air
Used to measure the air pressure in the area
The way people measure the scale of a hurricane
Used to measure the air speed in the area
Used to measure the scale of earthquakes
The approaching weather in your area
Very rainy and not very humid, usually colder
High wind speeds capable of taking down houses and flipping cars
Scale used to measure the scale of tornadoes
The temperature that dew begins to form
A hurricane in the Indian Ocean

Air Masses and Weather Search Word Search

Air Masses and Weather Search Word Search
Type
Word Search
Description

Thunderstorm
Temperature
Continental
Warm Front
Cold Front
Hurricane
Tropical
Maritime
Pressure
Tornado
Sleet
Polar
Rain
Snow
Hail

Air masses and Fronts Crossword

Air masses and Fronts Crossword
Type
Crossword
Description

Extremely large body of air
Fast flowing stream of air
polarward of 60 degrees north and south
a front that stays still, or in the same spot
from when cold air pushes under warm air
located over large land and is very dry
transitition zone between air masses
clear skies and no/a little bit of wind
cloudy and rainy
located over the oceans, moist
when a warm air mass get caught in 2 cold air masses
located within 25 degrees of the equator
when a moist, warm air mass slides up and over a cold air mass