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Thunderstorm
a) A storm with lightning and thunder, has cumulonimbus cloud, produces gusty winds, heavy rain and hail
b) A violent rotating column of air extending from a thunderstorm to the ground
c) A storm that grows over warm ocean waters, produces extremely high winds, and can be over 100 miles wide
d) A storm which contains large amounts of blowing snow, with winds greater than 35 mph and visibility of less than 1/4 mile

Hurricane
a) A violent rotating column of air extending from a thunderstorm to the ground
b) A storm which contains large amounts of blowing snow, with winds greater than 35 mph and visibility of less than 1/4 mile
c) A storm that grows over warm ocean waters, produces extremely high winds, and can be over 100 miles wide
d) A storm with lightning and thunder, has cumulonimbus cloud, produces gusty winds, heavy rain and hail

Tornado
a) A storm which contains large amounts of blowing snow, with winds greater than 35 mph and visibility of less than 1/4 mile
b) A storm with lightning and thunder, has cumulonimbus cloud, produces gusty winds, heavy rain and hail
c) A storm that grows over warm ocean waters, produces extremely high winds, and can be over 100 miles wide
d) A violent rotating column of air extending from a thunderstorm to the ground

Blizzard
a) A storm that grows over warm ocean waters, produces extremely high winds, and can be over 100 miles wide
b) A storm with lightning and thunder, has cumulonimbus cloud, produces gusty winds, heavy rain and hail
c) A storm which contains large amounts of blowing snow, with winds greater than 35 mph and visibility of less than 1/4 mile
d) A violent rotating column of air extending from a thunderstorm to the ground

Weather
a) conditions of the atmosphere are over a short period of time
b) how the atmosphere behaves over relatively long periods of time
c) The amount of precipitation we get
d) What the temperature is outside

Rivers of wind high miles above the surface. These slim strips of strong winds have a huge influence on climate
a) High Winds
b) Weather
c) Climate
d) Jet Stream

What name would you give a cloud that is fluffy and made of ice crystals?
a) Alto + Stratus
b) Cumulus + Stratus
c) Cumulus + Cirrus
d) Cirrus + Nimbus

If a cloud is fluffy and gray how would you name it?
a) Cumulus + Nimbus
b) Cirrus + Nimbus
c) Cirrus + Stratus
d) Alto + Nimbus

Nimbus-
a) Rain, gray
b) Middle
c) High up/wispy, ice crystals
d) heaped up/fluffy, like cotton balls

Stratus-
a) heaped up/fluffy, like cotton balls
b) flat/layered, blanket in sky
c) Middle
d) Rain, gray

Cirrus-
a) heaped up/fluffy, like cotton balls
b) Middle
c) High up/wispy, ice crystals
d) flat/layered, blanket in sky

Cumulus-
a) heaped up/fluffy, like cotton balls
b) flat/layered, blanket in sky
c) Middle
d) Rain, gray

Alto-
a) Rain, gray
b) Middle
c) heaped up/fluffy, like cotton balls
d) flat/layered, blanket in sky

Precipitation that did not soak into the ground, or did not evaporate, and therefore made its way from the ground surface into places that water collects
a) Runoff
b) Oceans
c) Ground Water
d) Collection

This is when water that falls from the clouds, collects in the oceans, rivers, lakes, streams. Most will soak into the ground and will collect as underground water
a) Runoff
b) Collection
c) Ground water
d) Oceans

The change of water from its gaseous form (water vapor) into liquid water, usually occurs in atmosphere
a) Precipitation
b) Condensation
c) Evaporation
d) Transpiration

The process, driven by the sun, by which water changes from a liquid to a gas or vapor.
a) Precipitation
b) Condensation
c) Evaporation
d) Transpiration

Rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls to the surface of Earth
a) Precipitation
b) Condensation
c) Evaporation
d) Transpiration

Release of water into the atmosphere from the leaves and stems of plants
a) Precipitation
b) Condensation
c) Evaporation
d) Transpiration

Climate
a) conditions of the atmosphere are over a short period of time
b) how the atmosphere behaves over relatively long periods of time
c) The amount of precipitation we get
d) How cold it is in an area due to lack of sun

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