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Front:a meeting place where two air masses meet.
Thunderstorm:is a rainstorm that includes lightning and thunder.
Air Massis a large region of air that has a similar temperature and humidity.
Tornado:is a rotation funnel-shaped cloud that contains winds that blow up to 480 kilometers per hour
Air MassCold, warm, dry or moist Covers thousands of square kilometers Is warm and humid if it forms above a warm area Is cool and dry if it is formed above a cold area
Weatheris affected by the air mass that passes through an area
ThunderstormsFronts, Thunderheads and Precipitation
TornadoThunderstorm can turn into a tornado given the right conditions.
Tornado AlleyIt is where cold dry air from Canada meets the moist and warm air from the Gulf of Mexico.
Tornado AlleyThe states affected are: Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa, Minnesota, South Dakota and Colorado.
Fujita Scalethe Fujita Tornado Intensity Scale, a scale used to measure the strength of a tornado based on the damage it produces.
Hurricanesis a severe tropical cyclone having winds greater than 64 knots (74 miles per hour; 119 kilometers per hour),
HurricanesIt originates in the equatorial regions of the Atlantic Ocean or Caribbean Sea or eastern regions of the Pacific Ocean, traveling north, northwest, or northeast from its point of origin
Tropical Cycloneis a rapidly-rotating storm system characterized by a low-pressure center, strong winds, and a spiral arrangement of thunderstorms that produce heavy rain.
MonsoonIs a seasonal wind that brings heavy rain Occur in Southeast Asia (India, Korea, China) and Southwestern United States (Arizona) and Mexico.
FogIs a cloud that occurs at ground level instead of in the sky. Made up of tiny droplets of water that float suspended in the air, but it also may consist of ice particles
Ground Fogis formed when clear cool night occur after a sunny day.
Forecastis to make your best guess before something happens.
Weather Forecastingis dependent upon many variables such as: wind speed and air pressure.
Meteorologistis a scientist who specializes in the study of Earth's atmosphere and weather.
Eye of a StormThe center of the storm or "eye" is the calmest part. It has only light winds and fair weather.
Hurricanes



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