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The Water Cycleand Severe Weather<br />
Water Cycle<br />Water moves from the surface of the earth to the air and then back again.<br />Never ending process<br />
Parts of the Water Cycle<br />Evaporation<br />Condensation<br />Precipitation<br />
Evaporation<br />Process by which a liquid changes into a gas<br />
Condensation<br />Process by which a gas changes into a liquid<br />
Precipitation<br />Rain<br />Snow<br />Sleet <br />Hail<br />
Rain<br />Liquid precipitation<br />Most common precipitation<br />Temp > 0˚Celsius (32˚Farhenheit)<br />
Snow<br />Solid precipitation<br />Ice crystals<br />Water vapor turns to ice<br />
Sleet<br />Solid precipitation<br />Frozen rain<br />Ice pellets<br />
Hail<br />Solid precipitation<br />Frozen rain<br />Round pieces of ice<br />
Severe Storms<br />Thunderstorms<br />Tornadoes<br />Hurricanes<br />
Thunderstorm<br />Lightning<br />Strong winds<br />Heavy rains<br />
Tornado<br />Fast-spinning spiral of wind<br />Stretches from thunderstorm clouds to ground<br />Winds can be greater than...
Hurricane<br />Large tropical storm<br />Winds speeds of 119 kph (74 mph) or more<br />Form over warm water<br />
Weather Safety<br />*Severe storms are dangerous!<br />*Watch TV or listen to radio for directions during severe weather.<...
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The Water Cycle

  1. 1. The Water Cycleand Severe Weather<br />
  2. 2. Water Cycle<br />Water moves from the surface of the earth to the air and then back again.<br />Never ending process<br />
  3. 3. Parts of the Water Cycle<br />Evaporation<br />Condensation<br />Precipitation<br />
  4. 4. Evaporation<br />Process by which a liquid changes into a gas<br />
  5. 5. Condensation<br />Process by which a gas changes into a liquid<br />
  6. 6. Precipitation<br />Rain<br />Snow<br />Sleet <br />Hail<br />
  7. 7. Rain<br />Liquid precipitation<br />Most common precipitation<br />Temp > 0˚Celsius (32˚Farhenheit)<br />
  8. 8. Snow<br />Solid precipitation<br />Ice crystals<br />Water vapor turns to ice<br />
  9. 9. Sleet<br />Solid precipitation<br />Frozen rain<br />Ice pellets<br />
  10. 10. Hail<br />Solid precipitation<br />Frozen rain<br />Round pieces of ice<br />
  11. 11. Severe Storms<br />Thunderstorms<br />Tornadoes<br />Hurricanes<br />
  12. 12. Thunderstorm<br />Lightning<br />Strong winds<br />Heavy rains<br />
  13. 13. Tornado<br />Fast-spinning spiral of wind<br />Stretches from thunderstorm clouds to ground<br />Winds can be greater than 400 kph (250 mph)<br />800-1000 tornadoes in U.S. per year<br />
  14. 14. Hurricane<br />Large tropical storm<br />Winds speeds of 119 kph (74 mph) or more<br />Form over warm water<br />
  15. 15. Weather Safety<br />*Severe storms are dangerous!<br />*Watch TV or listen to radio for directions during severe weather.<br />*Be alert for weather sirens.<br />*Be prepared with a emergency supply kit.<br />

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