Quiz 8 Answers

Quiz 8 Answers - Quiz#8 1 With a La Nina projected for the...

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Quiz #8 1.) With a La Nina projected for the upcoming winter, what winter conditions (temperature and moisture) would you predict in the Southeastern US? a. Drier, Warmer b. Drier, Cooler c. Wetter, Warmer d. Wetter, Cooler 2.) What is the difference between hail and sleet? a. Hail occurs in the summer; Sleet occurs in the winter b. Hail has larger ice pellets than sleet c. Hail forms in cumulonimbus clouds; Sleet forms due to a “warm nose” over a cold air mass d. Hail and Sleet are the same weather phenomena 3.) Which side of the mountain slope will have the most ice in winter icing event? a. Northern Slope b. Southern Slope c. Eastern Slope d. Western Slope 4.) Which of the following factors increase ice accretion on the ground surface? a. Fast, higher rates of rainfall, short duration b. Steady, slow rates rainfall, long duration c. Steady, slow rates rainfall, short duration d. Fast, higher rates of rainfall, long duration 5.) In a winter weather event, which location around the low pressure would have the most snow? a. North/Northwest of a low pressure b. South/Southeast of a low pressure c. South/Southwest of a low pressure d. Low pressures are not associated with snow 6.) Which of the following is required in a perfect ice storm to maintain cold air advection in the lower atmosphere? a. Slow, moving wave cyclone that moves south of the area b. Fast, moving wave cyclone that moves north of the area c. Strong anticyclone to the north d. Strong anticyclone to the west 7.) Why type of slow moving cyclone track would be ideal for the “perfect ice storm”? a.
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Quiz 8 Answers - Quiz#8 1 With a La Nina projected for the...

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