Weather

Match the scientific terms for weather. But you only get 5 and a half minutes. Better know this by heart. Yikes!
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Last updated: December 21, 2018
First submittedDecember 21, 2018
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Definition
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a funnel shape that never touches the ground
funnel cloud
a funnel shape that touches the ground
tornado
2 air masses do not go anywhere in this front
stationary front
2 air masses pushing each other out of the way in this front
cold front
2 air masses meet but 1 goes above the other in this front
warm front
3 air masses meet but only 2 go backwards
occluded front
measured in millibars
pressure
a superstorm that only includes 1 cell
supercell
a storm with thunder, rain, and lightning
thunderstorm
a long lived storm with cells continually forming
squall
a fast, straight moving wind
derecho
a super dangerous storm that forms a bow shape
bow echo
a super fast wind moving downwards
microburst
Definition
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air moving downwards
downdraft
air moving upwards
updraft
condensed moisture
clouds
a storm that develops near Africa, going towards the west
tropical storm
a superstorm that forms a spiral shape that goes to the southeastern; northeastern coast
hurricane
a superstorm that develops over the Pacific Ocean
typhoon
a huge snowstorm
blizzard
extremely light precipitation that is a liquid
drizzle
liquid precipitiation
rain
extremely light precipitation that is a solid but not ice
flurries
precipitation that is a solid but not ice
snow
light ice falling
sleet
ice falling
hail
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