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category
eye
wind
temperature
satellite
damage
radar
Wilma
Andrew
Michael
hurricanes
tropicalstorms
lightning
stormsurge
tidalsurges
caribbean
gulfofmexico
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Hurricane Vocabulary Crossword

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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

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Severe Weather Crossword

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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

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It's Hurricane Season! Crossword

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An intense tropical storm with powerful winds and heavy rain. HURRICANE
This provides energy for a hurricane. WATER
Hurricanes lose strength as they move over this. LAND
Areas most at danger from hurricanes. COASTAL
As well as wind and rain, hurricanes also produce these. TORNADOES
Hemisphere in which wind flows clockwise. SOUTHERN
The calm area of a hurricane. EYE
A region of low atmospheric pressure. DEPRESSION
Technology used to track a hurricane. SATELLITES
"She" struck New Orleans in 2005. KATRINA
What a hurricane is called in Japan. TYPHOON
What a hurricane is called in the Indian Ocean. CYCLONE
What causes the most damage in a hurricane. STORMSURGE
The deadliest hurricane in US history hit this Texas city in 1900. GALVESTON
A place to go for safety. SHELTER
Leave the area. EVACUATE
Another name for a cyclone. TWISTER
These are usually strongest around the eye. WINDS

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Hurricanes Word Search

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Latitude
Longitude lines
Low pressure
air
category
coriolis
cyclone
eye
eyewall
hurricane
hurricane season
katrina
pressure
stormsurge
typhoon
vortex

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Weather and Climate Word Search

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Air Mass
Air Pressure
Anemometer
Barometer
Barometric Pressure
Climate
Cold Front
Condensation
Conduction
Convection Current
Coriolis effect
Density
Doppler Radar
Energy
Evaporation
Gas
Gravity
Greenhouse Effect
Heat
Humidity
Hurricane
Land Breeze
Liquid
Ocean Currents
Precipitation
Radiation
Reflect
Satellite
Sea Breeze
Solid
Stable Air Mass
Storm Surge
Sun
Surface Currents
Temperature
Thermometer
Tornado
Tsunami
Unstable Air Mass
Upwelling
Vortex
Warm Front
Water Cycle
Weather
Wind

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Hurricane Terms Crossword

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A powerful, rotating storm that forms over warm oceans near the equator in the Ocean. Hurricane
A weather instrument that measures wind speed. Atlantic Ocean The Atlantic Ocean is a large body of salt water that separates the Americas from Europe and Anemometer
a large body of salt water that separates the Americas from Europe and Africa. Atlantic Ocean
device that measures air pressure. barometer
Motion goes in a circle in the opposite direction from the way a clock moves Counterclockwise
a closed, rotating wind. Cyclone
a unit of measurement of an angle Degree
an imaginary circle around the Earth, halfway between the North and South Poles. Equator
Hurricane winds blow in a spiral around the calm, roughly circular center called the ______. Eye
a prediction of future weather made by meteorologists. Forecast
a line on a weather map that represents constant barometric (air) pressure. Isobar
a narrow, powerful wind that flows high the atmosphere (in the upper troposphere). Jet stream
when a hurricane first goes over land. Landfall
device that detects objects at a distance (like hurricanes) using radio waves. RADAR stands for "RAdio Detecting And Ranging." Radar
a spinning flow of air Vortex
a tropical cyclone that forms in the Western Pacific Ocean Typhoon
a current of air that is flowing upwards. Updraft
a tornado that passes over water Waterspout
long bands of rain clouds that seem to spiral into the eyewall Spiral rainbands
a rise in the ocean as the result of strong winds from a hurricane or other intense storm Storm surge

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STORM WORD SEARCH

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AIR MASS
CONDENSATION
CUMULONIMBUS
DOPPLER RADAR
FRONT
FUNNEL CLOUD
GLOBAL WINDS
JET STREAM
LIGHTNING
METEOROLOGIST
PACIFIC OCEAN
STORM SURGE
TYPHOON
WATERSPOUT
WIND SOCK

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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. Air density
A large expanse of air having similar temperature and humidity at any given height. Air mass
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. Blizzard
The ratio of the mass of a substance to the volume occupied by it. density
Water that has condensed onto objects near the ground when their temperatures have fallen below the dew point of the surface air Dew
The process by which a liquid changes into a gas Evaporation
Ice crystals that form on surfaces instead of dew when the dew point is below freezing. White frost
The cumulative force exerted on any surface by the molecules composing air. Air pressure
A very cold and dry air mass that forms primarily in winter and the northern interior of North America. Arctic air
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 Climate
Distant lightning that illuminates the sky but is too far away for its thunder to be heard Heat lightning
Any sudden and heavy rain shower. Cloudburst
A period of abnormally dry weather sufficiently long enough to cause serious effects on agriculture and other activities in the affected area. Drought
A form of energy transferred between systems by virtue of their temperature differences. Heat
A severe tropical cyclone having winds in excess of 64 knots (74 mi/hr). Hurricane
An increase in air temperature with height Inversion
A visible electrical discharge produced by thunderstorms. Lightning
The climate structure of the air space near the surface of the earth. Microclimate
A breeze that blows from the land out over the water. Opposite of an onshore breeze. Offshore breeze
A breeze that blows from the water onto the land. Opposite of an offshore breeze. Onshore breeze
A layer of soil beneath the earth's surface that remains frozen throughout the year. Permafrost
A cold air mass that forms in a high-latitude source region. Polar air mass
Climates in which the mean temperature of the warmest month is below 10ºC; climates that are too cold to support the growth of trees. Polar climates
Any form of water particles-liquid or solid-that falls from the atmosphere and reaches the ground. Precipitation
The wind direction most frequently observed during a given period. Prevailing wind
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. radiation
Precipitation in the form of liquid water drops that have diameters greater than that of drizzle. rain
The atmospheric pressure at mean sea level. Sea level pressure
A coastal local wind that blows from the ocean onto the land. The leading edge of the breeze is termed a sea breeze front. Sea breeze
A fairly bright lightning flash from distant thunderstorms that illuminates a portion of the cloud. Sheet lightning
A type of precipitation consisting of transparent pellets of ice 5 mm or less in diameter. Same as ice pellets. Sleet
a mixture of smoke and fog smog
Solid precipitation in the form of minute ice flakes that occur below 0ºC Snow
An aggregate of ice crystals that falls from a cloud Snowflake
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. Tornado
The winds that occupy most of the tropics and blow from the subtropical highs to the equatorial low. Trade winds
Organized thunderstorms with a cyclonic wind circulation between 35 and 64 knots. Tropical storm
The state of the atmosphere in terms of such variables as temperature, cloudiness, precipitation, and radiation. Weather
The rising of water (usually cold) toward the surface from the deeper regions of a body of water. Upwelling
A hurricane that forms in the western Pacific Ocean Typhoon

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Severe Weather Word Search

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air pressure
basement
blizzard
damage
debris
flood
funnel cloud
hurricane
instability
lightning
moisture
overflow
rotating
shelter
spinning
storm surge
temperature
thunderstorm
tornado
tropical storm
typhoon
updraft
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Weather Terms Crossword

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

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