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Which map below shows the most likely storm track for a hurricane () in the Atlantic Ocean?
Most tornadoes in the Northern Hemisphere are best described as violently rotating columns of air surrounded by*
In the Northern Hemisphere, surface winds around the center of a hurricane move*
Most of the hurricanes that affect the east coast of the United States originally form over the*
Boarding up windows would be one emergency action most likely taken to prepare for which natural disaster?*
The leading edge of a thunderstorm reached Elmira, New York, at 1:00 p.m. This thunderstorm was moving eastward at 45 miles per hour. The leading edge of the thunderstorm most likely reached Binghamton, New York, at approximately*
Base your answers to questions 7 on the weather map below and on your knowledge of Earth science. The map of a portion of eastern North America shows a high-pressure center (H) and a low-pressure center (L), frontal boundaries, and present weather conditions.
Which weather condition is shown along the cold front?*
Base your answers to questions 8 on the data table below, the map on the following page, and on your knowledge of Earth science. The data table shows the air pressure in the eye (center) and the maximum sustained wind speed around the eye of Hurricane Wilma from October 18 through October 25, 2005. The data were collected at the same time each day. The map shows the geographic locations of the eye of Hurricane Wilma from October 18 to October 25.
State the compass direction in which Hurricane Wilma moved from October 22 through October 25. *
Base your answers to questions 9 on the passage and map below and on your knowledge of Earth science. The map shows the positions of the eye (center) of Hurricane Sandy in its path from October 24 to October 31, 2012. A high-pressure center (H) is shown on the map.
In October 2012, Hurricane Sandy produced extreme damage to New York City and the coast of New Jersey due to high winds and a high storm surge. A storm surge is the rise in the level of ocean water along a coast that is caused by strong winds blowing toward land from a severe storm. High ocean tides, occurring at the same time, added to the height of the storm surge. A high-pressure center, located just south of Newfoundland, Canada, affected Hurricane Sandy by altering the path of the jet stream. This change in the jet stream, combined with surface wind circulation around the high-pressure center, caused Hurricane Sandy to curve westward, making landfall along the coast of New Jersey.
The data table below shows the air pressure, measured in millibars (mb), and surface wind speed, measured in miles per hour (mi/h), recorded near the center of Hurricane Sandy on three separate days.
On the set of axes in the image below, draw a line to represent the general relationship between air pressure and surface wind speed associated with Hurricane Sandy for these three days. 
Base your answers to questions 10 on the data table below, on the map in image provided, and on your knowledge of Earth science. The table lists storm data for Hurricane Matthew, which occurred in the fall of 2016. Air pressure, wind speed, and storm location are shown for the hurricane’s center at the same time each day. The map shows the location of Hurricane Matthew from September 28 to October 4.
The table below shows the Saffir-Simpson Scale, which is used to classify hurricanes.
Identify the greatest wind speed of Hurricane Matthew listed on the data table, and identify the classification of Hurricane Matthew based on this wind speed. 
Wind speed: ________________________________ mph
Classification of hurricane: _________________________________*
Base your answers to questions 11 on the map below, which represents the geographic source regions of two air masses, X and Y. The arrows represent the convergence of these air masses, which may result in tornadoes.
A tornado watch or warning is issued for a location in the area labeled Tornado Alley. State one safety precaution that should be taken to avoid possible injury from this tornado. *
Base your answers to questions 12 on the data table below, on the map in image provided, and on your knowledge of Earth science. The data table shows the date, location, barometric pressure, and wind speed at the center of Hurricane Irma at 12 noon from September 7 through September 11, 2017. The map in image provided shows the latitude and longitude coordinates and a portion of the southeast United States and the Caribbean.
Describe the general relationship between the barometric pressure and wind speed for Hurricane Irma. *
Base your answers to questions 13 on the Atlantic hurricane map below and on your knowledge of Earth science. The arrows on the map show the tracks of various hurricanes that occurred during late summer and early fall.
Describe one ocean surface condition or atmospheric condition that makes the area over the Atlantic Ocean between 10° N latitude and 20° N latitude ideal for these hurricanes to form. *
Base your answers to questions 14 on the map in image provided and on your knowledge of Earth science. The map shows the path of a tornado that moved through a portion of Nebraska on May 22, 2004 between 7:30 p.m. and 9:10 p.m. The path of the tornado along the ground is indicated by the shaded region. The width of the shading indicates the width of destruction on the ground. Numbers on the tornado’s path indicate the Fujita intensity at those locations. The Fujita Intensity Scale (F-Scale), in the left corner of the map, provides information about wind speed and damage at various F-Scale intensities.
On the map in the image provided, place an X at a location where the tornado damage was greatest. 
Base your answers to questions 15 on the data table below, on the map in image provided, and on your knowledge of Earth science. The data table shows latitude and longitude locations of the center of Hurricane Odile recorded at the same time each day from September 12 to September 18, 2014. The data table also shows the hurricane’s barometric pressure in millibars (mb) and wind speed in knots (kt). The location of La Paz, Mexico, is indicated on the map.
Using the set of axes in the image provided, draw a line to represent the general relationship between barometric pressure and wind speed associated with Hurricane Odile.