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Amount of water vapor held in the air
76.2%
Temperature at which air is saturated and condensation forms
73.8%
Transfer of energy that occurs when molecules bump into each other
71.4%
Lines drawn on a weather map that connect points having equal atmosphere pressure; also indicate the location of high-pressure areas, and can show air pressure
71.4%
Line drawn of a weather map that connects points having equal temperatures
71.4%
Movement of air from sea to land during the day when cooler air from above the water moves over the land, forcing the heated, less dense air above the land to rise
71.4%
Severe winter storm, visibility less than 400 meters, low temperatures, snows for more than three hours at a time, wind speeds at 56 KMH or higher
71.4%
Transfer of heat by the flow of material
69%
Energy transferred by waves or rays
69%
Measure of the amount of moisture held in the air compared with the amount it can hold at a given temperature, can range from 0% to 100%
69%
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Rapid movement of air during thunderstorms causing air molecules to become oppositely charged causing flashes of light
68.6%
Sound created by the rapid heating and cooling of air molecules surrounding a bolt of lightning
68.6%
Causing moving air and water to turn left in the southern hemisphere and turn right in the northern hemisphere due to Earth's rotation
66.7%
Movement of air from land to sea at night,created when cooler, denser air from the land forces up warmer over the sea
66.7%
Boundary between two air masses with different temperatures,density or moisture:can be cold, warm, stationary, or occluded
61.9%
Occur in warm, moist air masses and along fronts, strong winds, hail, flash flooding, lightning, and thunder
60%
Large body of air that has the same characteristics moisture content as a part of Earth's surface of which it was formed
59.5%
Caused when there are winds at different heights, different temperatures, and different speeds, that are blowing around during a thunderstorm
48.6%
A low pressure system that forms over the Atlantic Ocean, causing high winds, storms, and tornadoes on land (fueled by warm ocean currents)
48.6%

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