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large body of air that
forms over water or
land
What is an air mass?
type of air mass
forms over land in
Northern Canada.
What is a Continental
Polar?
air mass forms over warm ocean
waters near the tropics
What is a Maritime
Tropical?
warm air mass that forms
over dry land
What is a Continental
Tropical?
air mass forms over
the northern Pacific
Ocean where it is
very icy
What is Maritime
Polar?
200 Points
the boundary between
two different air masses
What is a front?
400 Points
This front occurs
when warm air
moves over slower
moving colder air.
What is a warm
front?
600 Points
This front occurs
when cold air moves
under slower
moving warmer air.
What is a cold front?
800 Points
This type of front occurs
when a warm and cold
air mass are too weak
to move the other.
What is a stationary
front?
1000 Points
This type of front occurs
when a warm air mass is
trapped in between two
cold air masses.
What is an occluded
front?
200 Points
Layer where all weather occurs
What is the
troposphere?
400 Points
Layer containing the ozone
What is stratosphere?
600 Points
What happens to density as
altitude increases
What is decreases?
800 Points
The coldest atmospheric
level
What is the
mesosphere?
1000 Points
The densest layer of the
atmosphere
What is the
troposphere?
200 Points
This is the symbol for…
What is a cold front?
400 Points
This is the symbol for…
What is a warm
front?
600 Points
This is the symbol for…
What is a stationary
front?
800 Points
This is the symbol for…
What is an occluded
front?
1000 Points
The capital letter H
What is an area of
high pressure?
200 Points
A low pressure system that can
begin as thunderstorm over
northern Africa and develop into
a powerful Category 4 by the
time it reaches the U.S.
What is a Hurricane?
400 Points
What the weather is often
like in times of high
pressure
What is fair and dry?
600 Points
This is a low pressure
storm that forms in a
cumulonimbus cloud and
brings rain, wind and
lightning.
What is a
thunderstorm?
800 Points
A funnel cloud that forms
out of a thunderstorm
What is a tornado?
1000 Points
A rhyme that may save your life
during a flood
What is “Turn
around. Don’t
drown”?