Chapt 16 Carson R2.txt

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Chapt 16 Carson R2.txt
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Chapter 16
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  1. What does runoff do in the water cycle?
    It transports percipiyation to the ocean.
  2. When does condensation occur?
    When water vapor cools and becoms liquid on a surface.
  3. What clouds usually bring stormy weather?
    Cumulonimbus
  4. Does lightning or thunder occur first?
    Lightning
  5. What are the types of precipitation?
    Snow, sleet, rain, and hail.
  6. What kind of weather can cold fronts bring?
    Snowy weather or blizzards.
  7. What direction does a warm air mass travel?
    Upward
  8. Hurricanes usually occur where?
    Tropical and coastal regions like New Orleans.
  9. What do hurricanes bring?
    Strong winds, hard rains, and harsh thunder storm weather.
  10. What instrument measures wind speed?
    Anemometer.
  11. Thermometers measure what?
    Air temperature.
  12. What are two things radar can detect?
    Percipitation and storms.
  13. What measures wind direction?
    Wind sock.
  14. What happens when water in the air reaches its dew point?
    It condensates.
  15. What is the next step in the water cycle after condensation?
    Percipitation

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