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Hurricane Vocabulary Crossword

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Crossword
Description

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

Hurricane Preparedness Crossword

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Description

Hurricane season starts __________ 1st and ends November 30th. June
______________ can accompany landfalling hurricanes. Tornadoes
Primary hazards from hurricanes are _____________ from storm surges and heavy rains, destructive winds, tornadoes, and high surf. flooding
_________________ surge is water pushed onshore by a tropical system. storm
Pharmacies may be closed, ensure you have 30 days of _________________. Medication
________________ your plan with someone not in the storm's path. Communicate
When the power goes out, keep your _____________ outside. Generator
Hurricane __________________ is issued 48 hours in advance. watch
Take refuge in a small interior room. Put as many ____________ between you and the outside. walls
Buy ___________ and other materials to protect you windows and home. plywood
Before an _____________ happens, make sure your family knows how to contact each other and where to go. emergency
____________ trees and shrubbery. Trim
The NHC issues a _____________ warning 36 hours in advance of tropical storm winds, to give you time to complete your preparations. Hurricane
Determine ____________ travel routes. safe
Evacuate ____________________ if told to do so. Immediately
Have ___________ on hand in case power goes out and ATMs don't work. cash
When in a Warning area, do not stay in a __________ home. mobile
Stay out of any buildings if you smell ___________. gas
When roads are flooded turn around don't ___________________. drown
Get supplies well in advance, enough for each person for 1 ____________. week
To be classified as a hurricane, a storm must have sustained winds of at least seventy- __________ miles per hour. four

The New Deal Crossword

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This program paid farmers not to produce crops. It also paid them not to raise pigs and lambs. AAA
Served as the “watchdog” to protect people who invest money from stock market fraud, deception, and insider trading on Wall Street. SEC
established programs to give assistance to the unemployed, dependent mothers, children, and the physically disabled. Today this covers 40 million Americans and accounts for ¼ of the federal budget. SSA
Sent mostly young, unemployed men to work on conservation projects in rural areas for about $1 per day. CCC
Was the largest New Deal agency, which employed millions of people. WPA
Provided flood control, electricity, fertilizer, manufacturing, and economic development in Tennessee Valley TVA
The Wagner Act helped to organize labor and collectively bargain NLRB
Established minimum wage of 40 cents per hour and maximum workweek of 40 hours for businesses involved in interstate commerce or trade FLSA
Restored competition, stopped prices and wages from going down. Organized fair trade codes. NRA
Insures your money in banks. FDIC

Forces of nature Crossword

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Tornado strength is measured using the enhanced _____________ scale Fujita
Three types of floods are river, flash, and ___________ floods Coastal
The Ring Of Fire stretches from _____________ to Colombia Indonesia
Some lava can travel at speeds of __________ kilometres per hour downhill! Fifty-five
Tsunamis can form by underwater _______________. Earthquakes
Hurricane Katrina struck _____________ and Mississippi as a category three hurricane Louisiana
________ avalanches are one of four different types of avalanches Debris
Droughts are long periods of time with a shortage of ______ Rain
The deadliest of the Australian Bushfires had the incident name _________ East/Murrindindi Kilmore
Not all blizzards have _______ snow Falling
The number of times lightning strikes Earth in a day 8 Million
Thunderstorms can be classified as "severe" if they produce a _________. Tornado

Catastrophic Events Crossword

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Description

An overflow of a large amount of water Flood
Storm with violent winds, warm water, and low pressure Hurricane
Violent shaking of the ground as a result of plate tectonic movement Earthquake
Long, high sea wave caused by earthquake in ocean Tsunami
Space debris that enters the Earth's atmosphere Meteor
Severe snow storm with high winds and low visibility Blizzard
Prolonged period of abnormally low rainfall Drought
Destructive vortex of violent wind Tornado
A mountain of hill where lava flows out Volcano
Volcanoes can cause total devastation to ecosystem that is touched by _____ or ash Lava
Tornadoes destroy anything in it's ______ Path
Droughts can cause loss of plant and ________ life Animal
If meteors are large enough, they can cause blackout of the _____ Sun
Tsunamis can cause massive ___________ and water damage Flooding

Severe Weather Crossword

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Description

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

Natural Disasters Crossword

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A cold storm normally in the coldest parts in the world Blizzard
A storm that normally happens in the desert Sandstorm
A disaster that shakes the Earth Earthquake
A huge wave caused by an ocean-floor earthquake Tsunami
A whirling storm caused by the wind Cyclone
A storm in shape of a spiral that is similar to a cyclone Hurricane
A fire that gets out of control and hurts anything it touches Wildfire
A storm that takes you and spins you around Tornado
When a volcano erupts Volcanic eruption
When snow falls off a cliff in multiple turns Avalanche
When there is heavy rainfall and it gets out of control Flood
A fire that happens in nature areas Bushfire
When there has not been any rain for a long time Drought
When the land starts to sink into the ground Landslide
A storm simillar to a blizzard but more snow is involved Snowstorm

Natural Hazards and Disasters Crossword

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A large, mountain that spews molten rock volcano
Ancient city totally wiped out by a volcano pompeii
A huge area of swirling wind that often follows the coast hurricane
can have winds of over 200 miles per hour tornado
American islands formed totally by volcano erruptions hawaii
Most of what comes out of an erupting volcano is this ash
molten rock on Earth's surface lava
molten rock under Earth's surface magma
hazard that happens in California during drought wildfire
The movement of rock at tectonic plate boundaries or faults earthquake
When there is much injury, death and property damage naturaldisaster
When heavy rain can't soak into the ground fast enough flood
No rain for a long period of time drought
Groundwater dissolves underground limestone and other rock, ground can collapse sinkhole
earthquake waves in the water can cause this tsunami
when lava and ash shoot out of a volcano eruption
Place in USA where a Supervolcano is predicted to errupt Yellowstone
Area of USA where huge windstorms hit the most tornadoalley

Speed, Distance & Time Crossword

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A bus Travels 222 miles in 6 hours. What was the average speed of the bus? 37
Thomas drives 130 miles at an average speed of 40 mph. How long does the journey take him? 3.25
A jumbo jet flies at 484 mph for 4 hours and 30 minutes. How far does the jet travel? 2178
Greg & Kevin both travel between two towns that are 90 miles apart. Greg drives and it takes him 1 hour 30 minutes. Kevin cycles and it takes him 7 hours and 30 minutes. Calculate the difference between their average speed. 48
Harry catches the train from Belfast to Dublin at 4pm. The average speed of the train is 70mph and the distance from Belfast to Dublin is 105 miles. What time does Harry arrive in Dublin? 5.30
The distance from Sunderland to Wigan is 150 miles. Mollie leaves Sunderland in her car at 07.50. Her average speed on the journey is 60mph. What time does she arrive in Wigan? 10.20
The speed limit on a road is 40mph. A scooter drives 9 miles in 13 minutes. Is her breaking the speed limit? yes
The distance from junction 19 to junction 20 on a motorway is 14 miles. Bethany drove the distance in 15 minutes. Max drove the distance at a speed of 52 mph. Who was faster? Bethany
A cheetah runs at an average speed of 72 mph for 20 minutes. How far did it travel? 21.6
Convert 1 hour 24 minutes to decimals 1.4
Convert a speed of 8 m/s to mph 18
Laura drives for 3 hours at 44mph. Clare drives 144 miles in 4 hours. Who travels the greater distance? Clare
Andrew rows at an avergae speed of 2 metre per second. How long does it take him to row 1.5km (in minutes)? 12.5
Nikki has to travel a total of 351 miles. She travels the first 216 miles in 4 hours. If her average speed remains the same, calculate the total time for the complete journey. 6.5
Chris cycles at an average speed of 8mph. If he cycles for 6 and a half hours, how far does he travel? 52
John can type 960 words in 20 minutes. Calculate his typing speed in words per minute 48

Hurricane Word Search

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