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Meteorology B

Posted: December 13th, 2016, 5:13 pm
by -Groundhog-
Short Event Description: "This event is about the meteorological topic Severe Storms."

Should you get out of your car in a tornado?

Re: Meteorology B

Posted: December 15th, 2016, 4:49 pm
by MaeleeB
If you spot a tornado while driving, you should evacuate your car and find the nearest sturdy shelter or building.

What does an occluded front look like on a weather map?

Re: Meteorology B

Posted: December 15th, 2016, 5:02 pm
by -Groundhog-
Purple triangles and half-moons (on the same side of the line).

Re: Meteorology B

Posted: December 15th, 2016, 6:29 pm
by MaeleeB
Yes, good job! Now it's your turn to post a question.

Re: Meteorology B

Posted: December 15th, 2016, 6:48 pm
by -Groundhog-
What are semi-permanent highs and lows? List three.

Re: Meteorology B

Posted: December 27th, 2016, 9:26 am
by NeilMehta
-Groundhog- wrote:What are semi-permanent highs and lows? List three.
They're highs and lows that stay in an area throughout the year
Three examples:
-Bermuda High
-Icelandic Low
-South Pacific High
Question:
Which direction do the trade winds tend to move?

Re: Meteorology B

Posted: January 23rd, 2017, 5:23 pm
by -Groundhog-
Northern hemisphere: NE to SW.

Southern hemisphere: SE to NW
What is a storm surge?

Re: Meteorology B

Posted: February 21st, 2017, 10:01 am
by NeilMehta
-Groundhog- wrote:Northern hemisphere: NE to SW.

Southern hemisphere: SE to NW
What is a storm surge?
the rise in water level because of a storm What is the NWS symbol for fog in patches?