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    Weather fronts and air pressure review.


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    Melissa Richardson
  • What type of weather is associated with a cold front?
    Heavy thunderstorms or severe weather, heavy precipitation followed by cool, fair weather.

  • 15 points
  • What type of weather is associated with a warm front?
    Gentle rain or snow followed by warmer, milder weather.

  • 15 points
  • What type of weather is associated with a stationary front?
    Clouds and fog at the boundary that could last for days. May bring rain or snow.

  • 20 points
  • What type of weather is associated with an occluded front?
    The temperature drops, can bring strong winds and heavy precipitation.

  • 20 points
  • What type of weather is associated with a low pressure system?
    Cloudy with precipitation

  • 5 points
  • What type of weather is associated with a high pressure system?
    Clear and sunny

  • 5 points
  • Severe weather, heavy rain/snow followed by cool, fair weather.
    What is a cold front?

  • 25 points
  • Gentle rain or snow followed by warmer, milder weather.
    What type of weather is associated with a warm front?

  • 25 points
  • What kind of front has a mass of cold air that pushes under a mass of warm air?
    Cold front

  • 20 points
  • When the cold front of a depression overtakes the warm front, raising the warm sector from ground level which front is created?
    Occluded front

  • 15 points
  • What type of front happens at the boundary between two different air masses neither of which is strong enough to replace the other?
    Stationary front

  • 10 points
  • What type of front can bring strong winds and heavy precipitation and the temperature will drop?
    Occluded front

  • 5 points
  • What type of pressure system has cool/dry air and clear and sunny weather?
    High pressure system

  • 10 points
  • What type of pressure system has air that sinks?
    High pressure system

  • 25 points
  • What type of pressure system has warm/moist air and brings cloudy weather with precipitation?
    Low pressure system

  • 5 points
  • What type of pressure system has air that rises?
    Low pressure system

  • 5 points
  • What type of front is an advancing mass of warm air rising over a mass of cold air?
    Warm front

  • 10 points
  • What front creates severe weather - heavy rain/snow followed by cool, fair weather?
    Cold front

  • 20 points
  • What type of front has gentle rain and snow followed by warmer, milder weather?
    Warm front

  • 5 points
  • What does it mean if something appears red on a weather map?
    Either a low pressure system or warm front

  • 10 points
  • What color is the occluded front symbol?
    Purple

  • 25 points