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cirrus
clouds
Cumulonimbus
fair weather
high
hurricane
Layered
low
medium
nebulosus
nimbus
puffy
Rain
storm
stratus
tornadoes
Towering
Vertical Development
Wispy

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Types of cloud formations Crossword

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The typical clumply, "puffy" cloud is formed in rising air currents. __________ clouds are evidence of unstable air conditions. Cumulus
These appear "spread out" and in sheets or horizontal layers. Stratus
Wispy cotton candy looking clouds. Cirrus
Whitish sheets that cover the sky completely. Cirrostratus
Little white and puffy. They form a huge sheet, covering the sky Cirrocumulus
Very big, can be white or grey. Can appear as patches. Altocumulus
Appear as greyish or whitish sheet that completely covers the sky. Altostratus
Appear low, dull, greyish sheets covering the sky (resembles fog). Stratus
Appear as sheets of big puffy white or grey clouds. Stratocumulus
Appear as dark grey layers of large, puffy clouds. Nimbostratus
Large individual puffy clouds. Cumulus
Build up into high towering masses Towering cumulus
These clouds are very dark at the bottom. Cumulonimbus

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Earth, Oceans, and Weather 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: AKA thunderheads Cumulonimbus
The transfer of heat from one place to another caused by movements of molecules Convection
Process in which matter changes from a liquid to a gas Evaporation
A rotating, funnel-shaped cloud 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, including rain, snow, sleet, hail, and freezing rain Precipitation
Frozen rain or precipitation in the form of ice pallets Sleet
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
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 developing 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 hurricane or tropical storm originating in the pacific ocean Typhoon
A measure of how much water is in something Moisture
The slow warming of Earth's atmosphere due to climate change Global Warming
A low-lying cloud characterized by a thin, layered, sheet-like appearance Stratus
A high-lying cloud that is small, high, patched clouds, in rows Cirrocumulus
The transfer of thermal energy Heat
Low to mid level clouds. Dark, widespread, and formless Nimbostratus
Thin, wispy looking clouds; commonly found at heights greater than 6km Cirrus
Large, fluffy, white clouds, often seen in fair skies Cumulus
Precipitation that forms ice crystals Snow
The movement of air due to atmospheric pressure differences Wind

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Science 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
involved in heavy or violent storms: clouds are also called thunderheads Cumulonimbus
the transfer of heat through a fluid;the rising of hot air above cooler air, which produces air currents Convection
the process in which matter changes from a liquid to a gas Evaporation
a rotating, funnel-shaped cloud: Funnel 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 Thunderstorms
a funnel-shaped cloud or column of air that rotates at high speeds and extends downward from a cloud to the ground Tornado
a storm with strong winds and rain that forms over tropical water 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 hurricane or tropical storm originating in the Pacific Ocean Typhoon
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
high level clouds appearing as a formation of small masses of white or pale blue Cirrocumulus
the transfer of thermal energy Heat
low-to-middle étage stratiform cloud that has considerable vertical and horizontal extent. Very wide 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 light white flakes or lying on the ground as a white layer Snow
the movement of air due to atmospheric pressure differences Wind

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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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weather Crossword

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

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Earth Oceans and Weather Systems Vocabulary Crossword

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layers of gas that surrounds 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 cumulonimbus
the transfer of heat from one place to another caused by movement of molecules convection
the process in which matter changes from a liquid to a gas evaporation
a rotating, funnel shaped cloud, they 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 equato latitude
the study patterns of weather meteorology
water that is released from clouds in the sky, includes rain, snow, sleet, 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 of column of air that rotates at high speeds and extends downward to the ground tornado
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 hurricane or tropical storm originating in the pacific ocean typhoon
a measure of how much water is in something moisture
the slow warming of Earth's atmosphere due to climate change global warming
a low lying cloud characterized by a thin, layered, sheet-like appearance stratus
cloud forming a broken layer of small fleecy clouds at high altitude with a rippled or granulated appearance cirrocumulus
the transfer of thermal energy heat
a cloud forming a thick uniform gray layer at low altitude, from which rain or snow often falls nimbostratus
thin, wispy looking clouds, commonly found at heights greater than 6 kilometer cirrus
large, fluffy, white clouds, often seen in fair skies cumulus
atmospheric water vapor frozen into ice crystals and falling in light white flakes snow
the movement of air due to atmospheric pressure differences wind

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Clouds and Weather Crossword

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High-level ice-crystal clouds, often a sign of bad weather cirrus
A high-level cloud made of a series of small, regularly arranged cloudlets in the form of ripples or grains cirrocumulus
A high-level, thin, milky, hazy, veil-like cloud, usually covering the sky and bringing rain within 12hrs cirrostratus
A cloud formation of rounded, fleecy, white/grey masses arranged in bands or waves altocumulus
Mid-level extended cloud formation of bluish or grey sheets or layers, which can develop into rain clouds altostratus
Low-level grey cloud, often dark, that precipitates rain, snow or sleet nimbostratus
Low-level heavy cloudwith round grey masses, often covering the sky but with small breaks stratocumulus
A low-level shapeless foggy cloud stratus
Low-level fluffy cauliflower-looking cloud cumulus
Extremely dense cloud developed vertically, usually producing heavy rains, thunderstorms or hailstorms cumulonimbus

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

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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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Tori's 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 cumulonimbus
The transfer of heat from one place to another caused by movement of molecules Convection
The process in which matter changes from a liquid to a gas Evaporation
A rotating funnel shaped cloud 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 Precipitation
Frozen rain or precipitation in the form of ice pellets Sleet
A weather system that produces heavy precipitation Thunderstorm
a funnel-shaped cloud or column of air that rotates at high speeds and extends downward from a cloud to the ground Tornado
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 top of mountains Tundra
hurricane or tropical storm originating in the Pacific Ocean Typhoon
a measure of how much water is in something Moisture
the slow warming of Earth's atmosphere due to climactic change Global Warming
low lying cloud characterized by a thin layered sheet like appearance Stratus
cloud forming a thin, more or less uniform semitransparent layer at high altitude Cirrostratus
the transfer of thermal energy Heat
type of cloud forming a thick uniform gray layer at low altitude Nimbostratus
thin wispy looking clouds commonly found at heights greater than 6 km Cirrus
large fluffy looking clouds often seen in fair skies Cumulus
atmospheric water vapor frozen into ice crystals Snow
the movement of air due to atmospheric pressure differences Wind

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