Lab_2_SP20 answer.docx - ATMS-120 Spring 2020 Name and NetID William Henderson wh10 Lab#2 Water in the Atmosphere Soundings 35 points Remember to turn

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ATMS-120: Spring 2020 Name and NetID: William Henderson, wh10 Lab #2: Water in the Atmosphere, Soundings. 35 points. Remember to turn in a picture of your iCard along with your submission. Please submit via Compass . Part #1: Hurricane Florence WindsExamine the image below which shows the forecast position of Hurricane Florence. The blue contoured lines are isobars (lines of constant pressure). Below the map is an empty graph that represents a cross-section of Hurricane Florence from point A to point B. Examine the pressure gradient and pressure values and draw two lines across the cross section. The first line is a dashed line that represents the wind speed between points A and B. The second line © 2020 Dept. of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign
ATMS-120: Spring 2020 What direction (clockwise or counter-clockwise) do the winds circulate around the center of Hurricane Florence (1 point)? Part #2: Short-answer questions on Water in the Atmosphere– 1 point each1.True or False: Water vapor is only visible on really cold days where the air temperature is below freezing. 2.Throughout the year, weather conditions change rapidly in Champaign-Urbana. During the summer months, strong southerly winds often bring high-dewpoint air from the Gulf of Mexico northward into the Midwest. How do these strong southerly winds affect the vapor pressure? (Increase, Decrease, stay the same, you need to know the temperature to answer this question) 3.A beer koozie is designed to keep a beer cold. The koozie is effective at blocking heat transfer from your warm hand into the cold beer and it also prevents condensation from forming on the side of the beer. Why does preventing condensation on a beer bottle keep the beer cool on a hot humid day? Very briefly explain.