Weather Patterns Study Guide (Chapter 3 in textbook) Assignments to study from in your binder (Some answer keys to these are posted on Mrs. Magrini’s webpage under “Weather Handouts”) o “What’s Up Front?” (answer key provided) o “Meteorology Warm-Ups- Air masses and fronts” and “Meteorology Warm-Ups- Storms” (stapled together) o Weather Map Symbols o “You’re All Wet!!” packet (weather map symbols) o “Meteorology Warm-Ups- Predicting the weather” Textbook: Review your reading sections!! Air Masses and Fronts (pg 72-79) Vocabulary o Air mass o Front o Maritime o Continental o Polar o Tropical Types of Fronts- cold, warm, stationary, occluded Cyclones/ Anticyclones o Cyclones- Lows- winds spiral toward center and up Associated with clouds, wind, and precipitation o Anticyclones- Highs- winds spiral away from center and down Associated with dry, clear weather Storms (pg 80-89) o Vocabulary o Storm o Thunderstorm o Lightning o Tornado o Storm surge o Hurricane o Evacuate o Types of storms- thunderstorms, tornadoes, hurricanes, winter storms o Know how each storm forms. o Know how to prepare for each storm/ keep safe during the storm. Predicting the Weather (pg 92-99) o Vocabulary o Meteorologist o Isobar o Isotherm **Be able to interpret a weather map using a reference sheet of weather symbols.