Missing Word: Hurricanes A-Z Quiz Stats

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A _______ is an instrument that measures atmospheric pressureBarometer
94.1%
The relatively calm center of a hurricane is called the ____Eye
92.9%
80% of New Orleans was flooded as a result of levee breaches during Hurricane _____ in 2005Katrina
91.8%
A Hurricane _______ is issued 36 hours in advance of the stormWarning
85.4%
___ streams are strong, high altitude, westerly winds that can cause hurricanes to shift their track poleward or eastwardJet
84.4%
________ is the science dealing with the atmosphere and its phenomenaMeteorology
75.9%
Hurricane ______ is the most destructive hurricane to hit the US state of Florida, doing so in 1992Andrew
73%
One of the three branches of the Tropical Prediction Center is the ______ Hurricane CenterNational
64.9%
The right front or northeast _______ is the most destructive in northern hemisphere hurricanesQuadrant
64%
Tropical cyclones in the western Pacific are called _______Typhoons
63.1%
A ______ is a whirling mass of air in the form of a column or spiralVortex
63%
Hurricane ______ stalled after landfall causing major flooding in the Houston area in August 2017 Harvey
60.1%
Hint Missing Word % Correct
Flooding accompanying hurricanes is related to the amount of _________Precipitation
57.9%
Hurricanes far from shore are monitored using visible and ______ images captured by weather satellitesInfrared
56.3%
The deadliest US hurricane killed over 6000 in _____, Texas in 1900Galveston
55.8%
The intersection of the surface center of a tropical cyclone with coastline is called a ______Landfall
49.9%
A ______ is a region of low atmospheric pressure with low clouds and rainDepression
40.4%
An abnormal rise in sea level accompanying a hurricane is a ______ ______Storm surge
38.1%
The _____ Effect causes cyclones in the northern hemisphere to rotate counter-clockwiseCoriolis
23.5%
North Atlantic ________ refers to fluctuation in the difference between the pressure systems over Iceland and the Azores, which influences the direction of Atlantic hurricanesOscillation
12.7%
Tropical Storm _____ was the last of 27 Atlantic storms of the 2005 seasonZeta
9.7%
A post-tropical cyclone that no longer has convective organization is a _______ lowRemnant
6.1%
The ____ Effect is the tendency of two nearby tropical systems to rotate cyclonically about each otherFujiwhara
5.5%

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