Science Weather Unit Crossword
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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

Science Vocabulary Crossword

Science Vocabulary Crossword
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the whole mass of air that surrounds the Earth
sometimes also called barometric pressure, is the pressure exerted by the weight of air in the atmosphere of Earth
an instrument that is used to measure air pressure and predict changes in the weather
the usual weather conditions in a particular place or region
cumulus cloud having a low base and often spread out in the shape of an anvil extending to great heights see cloud illustration
movement in a gas or liquid in which the warmer parts move up and the colder parts move down ;also the transfer of heat by this movement
to change from a liquid into a gas
a funnel-shaped cloud that projects from the base of a thundercloud and that often precedes the formation of a tornado also : tornado
transition zone between two air masses. A cold front is a warm-cold air boundary with the colder air replacing the warmer. As a cold front moves into an area, the heavier cool air pushes under the lighter warm air that it is replacing.
distance north or south of the equator measured in degrees up to 90 degrees
a science that deals with the atmosphere and with weather
water that falls to the ground as rain, snow, etc. ;the process of separating a solid substance from a liquid
frozen or partly frozen rain
a storm with lightning and thunder
a violent and destructive storm in which powerful winds move around a central point
an extremely large, powerful, and destructive storm with very strong winds that occurs especially in the western part of the Atlantic Ocean
precipitation in the form of small balls or lumps usually consisting of concentric layers of clear ice and compact snow
A tropical depression forms when a low pressure area is accompanied by thunderstorms that produce a circular wind flow with maximum sustained winds below 39 mph
a large area of flat land in northern parts of the world where there are no trees and the ground is always frozen
an extremely large, powerful, and destructive storm that occurs especially in the region of the Philippines or the China Sea
a small amount of a liquid (such as water) that makes something wet or moist
the recent increase in the world's temperature that is believed to be caused by the increase of certain gases (such as carbon dioxide) in the atmosphere
-a low cloud form extending over a large area at altitudes of usually 2000 to 7000 feet (600 to 2100 meters) see cloud illustration
a high-altitude cloud form consisting of small white rounded masses usually in regular groupings see cloud illustration
to cause (something) to become warm or hot
a low dark layer of gray cloud usually producing light continuous rain or snow see cloud illustration
a thin type of cloud that forms high in the sky
a type of thick cloud that is rounded on top and has a flat base
soft, white pieces of frozen water that fall to the ground from the sky in cold weather
a natural movement of air of any velocity especially : the earth's air or the gas surrounding a planet in natural motion horizontally

Severe Weather Crossword

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

climate/ weather Crossword

climate/ weather  Crossword
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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

Meteorology Crossword

Meteorology Crossword
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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.

Weather and Climate Vocabulary Puzzle Crossword

Weather and Climate Vocabulary Puzzle Crossword
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of or at a fairly or comfortably high temperature
a visible mass of condensed water vapor floating in the atmosphere' typically high above the ground
the presence in or introduction into the air of a substance which has harmful or poisonous effects
a violent disturbance of the atmosphere with strong winds and usually rain, thunder, lightning, or snow
an overflowing of a large amount of water beyond it's normal confines, especially over what is normally dry land
free from moisture or liquid; not wet or moist
a severe snowstorm with high winds and low visibility
name given to rain that falls when surface temperatures are below freezing
a substance diffused or suspended in the air, especially one normally liquid or solid
a tornado, waterspout, or dust devil in which the rotatory ascending movement of a column of air is especially apparent
a storm with thunder and lightning and typically also heavy rain or hail
the state of the atmosphere at a place and time as regards heat, dryness, sunshine, wind, rain, etc
a small or swirling mass of something, especially snow or leaves moved by sudden gusts of wind
a prolonged period of abnormally low rainfall; a shortage of water resulting from this
an arch of colors formed in the sky in certain circumstances caused by the refraction and dispersion of the sun's light by rain or other water droplets in the atmosphere
light rain falling in very fine drops
a mass of snow, ice, and rocks falling rapidly down a mountainside
a thick cloud of tiny water droplets suspended in the atmosphere at or near the earth's surface that obscures or restricts visibility
a loud rumbling or crashing noise heard after a lightning flash due to expansion of rapidly heated air
(of a liquid) be turned into ice or another solid as a result of extreme cold

Earth, Oceans, and Weather Crossword

Earth, Oceans, and Weather Crossword
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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

weather Crossword

weather Crossword
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this storm begins in over warm ocean water as a low pressure area
this storm is electrically charged and often forms in cumulonimbus clouds
this storm is a rapidly whirling funnel shaped cloud that comes from a thunderstorm
this is the opposite of a cloud
this front forms when a faster moving cold air mass runs into a slow warm air mass
this front forms when a fast warm air mass overtakes a slow cold air mass
this front is formed when a warm air mass is caught between two cold air masses
this front is formed when warm and cold air masses meet but neither overcomes the other
these scientists study and try to predict weather
this sphere contains earths weather
this is an electrical discharge formed when electrical particles in a thunderstorm jump
the intensity of this star can affect rainfall
this side of the mountain has little precipitation
these air formations store water particles
these geographical co-ordinates affect the weather
this the average weather of an area
rainfall a place recieves
this is a wispy cloud that brings fair weather
this cloud looks cotton and often brings fair weather
clouds that form on the ground
these clouds form in flat layers and bring drizzle rain or snow
these are tall cumulus clouds that indicate a storm
these clouds look like cotton balls and indicate a storm is on its way
these are cumulus clouds that form high up and may indicate precipitation
this is a high stratus cloud and may indicate precipitation

Weather crossword puzzle

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

THE WATER CYCLE CROSSWORD PUZZLE

THE WATER CYCLE CROSSWORD PUZZLE
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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
contains watervapor
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

Weather Crossword

Weather Crossword
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A rainstorm that includes lightning or thunder
An instrument used to measure atmospheric pressure
The height above Earth's surface
A large region of air that has a similar temperature and humidity
When wind reaches more than 199 kilometers per hour
The force put on a given area by the weight of it
The layer of gasses closest to Earth
A meeting place between air masses
The transfer of heat through the movement of a gas or liquid
blows steadily in predictable directions and over long distances
The air that surrounds Earth
A rotating funnel-shaped cloud that contains winds that blow up to 480 kilometers per hour
a seasonal wind that brings heavy rain
The average weather conditions of a place or region
An ongoing movement of ocean water