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What scale is used to categorize hurricanes?
Fujita F Scale
What is a hurricane?
warm, moist air rising rapidly, condensing, and forming a big storm cloud
clouds begin swirling, gaining speed, and increases in power
cold, dry air encounters warm moist air over the ocean
a lot of clouds in one area starts spinning and forming the 'eye'
In which type of storm does a storm surge occur?
A typhoon is another name for a....
Excess rain or a dam failure can cause a...
How do you measure flood levels?
speedometer (looks at how fast things go)
Where do flash floods occur most often?
coastal plain region
What scale is used for tornadoes?
What scale is used to measure thunderstorms?
Margusity or TS Scale
What causes a dust storm?
being in a desert
strong winds blowing over loose topsoil
What is Tornado Alley?
a popular restaurant
a ride at Disney
where most of America's tornadoes occur
a valley where most of America's tornadoes occur
What scale is used to measure tornadoes?
El Reno is...
one of the largest and strongest tornadoes
a city in Nevada
one of the largest hurricanes
the name for the blizzard of 1993
Moisture, lift, and unstable air cause...
A strong, severe thunderstorm is called a...
A blizzard is caused by...
warm air going over cold air
cold air going over warm air
the polar vortex
Winds at 35mph, visibility at 1/4th a mile, and lasting 3 hours are the...
3 obligations for a blizzard
3 obligations for a dust storm
3 obligations for a hurricane
3 obligations for a monsoon