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Get Activity pages for this lesson.This section has two pages. Click on the pdf icon at left if you do not have an  activity sheet for this section.

A - Weather Symbols

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  • Read the chart and fill in the symbols in your activity book.

B - Cloud Cover Symbols

checkmarkClick here to go to the PROJECT CLOUD COVER site at UIUC WW2010.

  1. How would you show the skies were about 50% cloudy?

C - Storm Structure

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  • Read pages 1 through 3.
  1. How do you show the direction that the wind is blowing from?
  2. What is the relationship between the length of the lines on the wind barb and the speed that the lines indicate?
  3. Write a sentence describing a wind barb showing that a southerly wind is blowing about 15 knots with clear skies.
  4. Draw a wind barb showing a northwesterly wind blowing at 20 knots with 25% cloud cover.
  5. Convert 20 knots to miles per hour.
  6. Draw a wind barb showing 86 mile per hour southwesterly wind and overcast skies.  (First, convert miles per hour to knots.)

 

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