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MET 2010 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Weather Front, Thunderstorm, Waterspout
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find more resources at oneclass.com The Fujita scale pertains to: The strength of a tornado The Enhanced Fujita Scale for classifying tornado strength is based on: Multiple damage indicators and the degree of damage find m...

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MET 2010
richard gill
MET 2010 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Mesocyclone, Atmospheric Pressure, Funnel Cloud
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find more resources at oneclass.com Thunder is caused by: The rapid heating of air surrounding a lightning channel If you see a lightning stroke and then, 15 seconds later, hear the thunder, the lightning is about ____ mil...

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MET 2010
richard gill
MET 2010 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Supercell, Big Thompson River, Sonic Boom
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find more resources at oneclass.com Squall lines generally do not form: Behind a cold front A line of thunderstorms that forms ahead of an advancing cold front is called a: Squall line find more resources at oneclass.com

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MET 2010
richard gill
MET 2010 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Wind Shear, Virga, Outflow Boundary
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find more resources at oneclass.com A comma cloud is: A band of organized cumuliform clouds that look like a comma on a satellite photograph If you wanted to make a persistence forecast of minimum and maximum temperatures ...

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MET 2010
richard gill
MET 2010 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Cloud Base, Advection, Meteorology
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find more resources at oneclass.com Which of the following is presently a problem with modern-day weather predictions? All of the above An accurate forecast: May or may not show skill find more resources at oneclass.com

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richard gill
MET 2010 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Ensemble Forecasting
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find more resources at oneclass.com A weather warning indicates that: Hazardous weather is either imminent or occurring within the forecast area A weather watch would probably be issued for which of the following condition...

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MET 2010
richard gill
MET 2010 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Sea Breeze, Smog, Tropopause
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find more resources at oneclass.com The greatest wind speed ever recorded at the earths surface occurred at: Mt. Washington, New Hampshire. Miami, Florida. Mt. Pleasant, Iowa. Cheyenne, Wyoming. Longs Peak, Colorado. Mt. W...

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MET 2010
richard gill
MET 2010 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Occluded Front, Sea Breeze, Wind Shear
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find more resources at oneclass.com Generally, the greatest lake effect snow fall will be on the ____ shore of the Great Lakes. northern southern eastern western eastern Alternating lines of blue and red on a surface weath...

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MET 2010
richard gill
MET 2010 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Weather Map, Barometer, Dew Point
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find more resources at oneclass.com out 3,000 feet) above sea level measures an air pressure of 930 mb. Under normal conditions, which of the values below do you think would be the most realistic sea level pressure for thi...

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MET 2010
richard gill
MET 2010 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Coriolis Force, Pressure-Gradient Force, Geostrophic Wind
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find more resources at oneclass.com often associated with: cumulonimbus On a humid day, the ____ causes salty potato chips left outside in an uncovered bowl to turn soggy. attraction of water by hygroscopic condensation nu...

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MET 2010
richard gill
MET 2010 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Smog, Vapor Pressure, Stratus Cloud
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find more resources at oneclass.com Which cloud type is composed of ice crystals and can cause a halo to form around the sun or moon? cirrostratus When temperatures are below freezing, the temperature to which air must be ...

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MET 2010
richard gill
MET 2010 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Thunderstorm, Tropopause, Radiosonde
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find more resources at oneclass.com atmosphere a thin, gasesous envelope comprised mostly of oxygen and nitrogen, with small amounts of other gases such as water vapor and carbon dioxide ozone find more resources at onecla...

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richard gill
MET 2010 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Humid Continental Climate, A Forest, Permafrost
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Tropical Wet hot and rainy all year pg. 119 Rain Forest: A forest in the tropical wet climate zone. pg. 119 Tropical Wet and Dry rainy summer/dry winter, always warm but colder in wet season pg. 119 Savannas ...

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MET 2010 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Freezing Rain, Microclimate
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Freezing Rain raindrops that freeze when they touch a cold surface Snowflakes when water vapor in a cloud is converted directly into ice ctystals Hailstones round pellets of ice larger than 5 millimeters in diam...

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Ping Zhu
MET 2010 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Ocean Current, Supercontinent, Chlorofluorocarbon
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Volcanic Activity huge quantities of gases and ash released into the atmosphere. pg. 133 Movement of the Continents the movement of the continents over millions of years pg. 134 Pangaea the proposed supercontine...

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