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Which atmospheric conditions occur when the dry-bulb temperature is 30°C and the difference between the dry-bulb temperature and wet-bulb temperature is 1°C?*
Which precaution is most appropriate during a blizzard?*
The graph below shows the relationship between the distance that wind blows over a body of water and the height of the waves that are generated.
A west wind blowing with the same velocity would generate the highest waves along the shoreline at*
The weather map below shows a storm centered north of Iceland. Points A, B, C, and D indicate locations on Earth’s surface. Isobars are labeled in millibars.
Which location was probably experiencing the highest wind speed?*
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*
The map below shows a position of the polar jet stream over North America in January.
Which map best shows the air-mass movements associated with this jet stream position?*
The diagram below shows the locations of the two major jet streams in Earth’s atmosphere.
Compared to the subtropical jet stream, the polar front jet stream is at a*
The map below shows a typical position and average velocity of the polar front jet stream during two different seasons.
For the eastern United States, the change of the polar front jet stream from this summer position to this winter position causes*
Base your answers to questions 10 on the weather map below and on your knowledge of Earth science. The map shows the location of a low-pressure system over New York State during late summer. Isobar values are recorded in millibars. Shading indicates regions receiving precipitation. The air masses are labeled. Eight locations in New York State are indicated.
Identify the location labeled on the map that will next experience a short burst of heavy precipitation, a change in wind direction, and a rapid decrease in temperature. *
Base your answers to questions 11 on the map and passage below.
A Lake-Effect Snowstorm
A snowstorm affected western New York State on October 12 and 13, 2006. A blend of weather conditions caused more than 24 inches of heavy, wet, lake-effect snow, bringing much of western New York to a standstill. The New York State Thruway was closed to traffic between exits 46 and 59, which are circled on the map. The isolines on the map show the amount of snowfall, measured in inches, resulting from this storm. Points A and B represent locations on Earth’s surface.
Identify two hazards to human life or property that can result from a snowstorm of this size. 
Base your answers to questions 12 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 13 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 14 on the map in image provided and on your knowledge of Earth science. The map shows an imaginary continent on a planet that has climate conditions similar to Earth. The continent is surrounded by oceans. Points A through D represent locations on the continent.
On the map in the image provided, draw one curved arrow between 0° and 30° N to indicate the direction of prevailing planetary winds between these latitudes. 
Base your answers to questions 15 on the air pressure field map in image provided and on your knowledge of Earth science. The map shows air pressures recorded in millibars (mb) at locations in eastern North America. Four isobars are shown. Points W, X, Y, and Z represent locations on Earth’s surface. Letter L represents the center of a low-pressure system.
Describe the two characteristics of the general surface wind circulation pattern associated with this low-pressure system.