Weather Test Recovery Questions Answer the questions thoroughly and correctly. Restate the question in your answer. Use your textbook and other resources to help you. This can bring you up 7% points if your grade is an 85 or below. 1. Explain how the water cycle is related to weather patterns and climate. 2. Explain how the Coriolis Effect influences winds 3. Describe: How did oxygen come to make up 21 percent of the Earth’s present atmosphere? 4. Infer: While hiking up the mountains, you notice that it is harder to breathe as you climb higher. Explain. 5. How does the jet stream help move storms across North America? 6. Why is fair weather common during periods of high pressure? 7. Explain why some fronts produce stronger storms than others.