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Wild Weather Spelling Worksheet Answers

Directions: Fill in the missing letters.

Number Answer Definition
1 Fog A cloudlike mass of water droplets that reduces visibility
2 Hail A shower of balls of ice
3 Drought A period characterized by lack of precipitation
4 Snow Precipitation of ice crystals
5 Fujita A scale for rating the intensity of tornadoes
6 Cyclone Winds that spiral inwardly in areas of low pressure
7 Radar A method for detecting distant objects by analyzing the high frequency radio waves they project
8 Monsoon A strong wind between water and land
9 Tropical Hot and humid weather
10 Lightning A bright, electric spark in the atmosphere
11 Frost The freezing of water vapor on the ground or another surface
12 Thunder A loud and explosive noise produced by lightning discharge
13 Hurricane A violent tropical storm with strong winds
14 Blizzard A storm with intense snow and strong winds
15 Tornado A violently destructive windstorm that occurs over land

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