9.3 types of weather

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9.3 types of weather

  1. 1. Thunderstorm• bring heavy rain and highwinds.• Hail and lightning happen.• occur during hot weather• sometimes have strongwindsTornado• is a spinning column of airthat touches the ground.• happen in some strongthunderstorms.• They are very dangerous.• Precipitation: rain and hailare possible• Temperature: generallywarm• Wind: very strong
  2. 2. Floods• happen when a lot of rainfalls in a short amount oftime.• Rivers and ditches canoverflow and causeproblems.• Temperature: usually warmor mild• Wind: wind speed maychange during floodingDrought• is a time with very dryweather.• the dryness lasts for a longtime.• Rivers and lakes can beginto dry up.Temperature: may changeduring drought• Wind: windspeed maychange duringdroughts
  3. 3. Hurricanes• are the largest storms onEarth.• They form over oceans whenthe water is warm.• can cause tornadoes andthunderstorms to form.• Precipitation: rain - mostlyheavy• Temperature: generally warm• Wind: at least 119 kilometersan hour(74 miles an hour)Blizzards• happen in the winter whenit is cold and below freezing.• They bring heavy snow andstrong, cold winds.• Precipitation: snow—mostlyheavyTemperature: below 0°C(32°F)• Wind: at least 56 kilometersper hour (35 miles per hour)

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