Air Masses And Fronts: Question Preview (ID: 12271)


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A large body of air that has similiar temperature, humidity and air pressure
a) front b) airlargo c) cirrus d) air mass
A warm, humid air mass that forms over oceans near the tropics. Brings hot humid weather in the summer and heavy rain and snow in the winter.
a) Maritime Tropical b) Continental Tropical c) Continental Polar d) Maritime Polar
A cool, humid air mass that forms over icy cold North Pacific and North Atlantic oceans.
a) Martime Tropical b) Continental Tropical c) Continental Polar d) Maritime Polar
Hot, dry air masses that form only in the summer.
a) Maritime Tropical b) Continental Polar c) Continental Tropical d) Maritime Polar
Cool, dry air masses that form over central and northern Canada and Alaska. Can bring storms in the summer.
a) Maritime Polar b) Continental Polar c) Continental Tropical d) Maritime Tropical
The area where two air masses meet but do not mix.
a) air mass b) movies c) boundary d) front
Occurs when a dense cold air mass slides under warm, lighter air, which pushes the warm air upward. Causes severe weather and then clear skies and cool temperatures.
a) warm front b) stationary front c) occluded front d) cold front
Fast warm air masses collides with a slow cold air mass, moving overtop of the cold. Brings clouds, storms, and rain.
a) warm front b) stationary front c) occluded front d) cold front
Cold and warm air masses that meet but don't move each other, causing a standoff. Can bring many days of clouds and precipitation.
a) warm front b) stationary front c) occluded front d) cold front
When a warm air mass is caught between two cooler air masses. This causes the cool air masses to mix and bring cooler ground temperatures as well as clouds, rain or snow.
a) warm front b) stationary front c) occluded front d) cold front
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