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Quiz_7_Answers - Quiz #7 Due November 7, 2010 at Midnight...

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Quiz #7 Due November 7, 2010 at Midnight 1.) Compared to the southern United States wave cyclones typically are stronger in the Northern United States. Why does this occur? a. The northern US experiences more days closer to the jet stream than the southern US b. The northern US is colder than the southern US c. The northern US has the Great Lakes which produce wave cyclones d. The northern US has longer winters than the southern US 2.) When does tropical cyclone season officially end? a. With the last hurricane that makes landfall b. November 30th c. December 15th d. November 1st 3.) Strong wave cyclones are associated with which upper atmospheric feature? a. Weak trough b. Strong trough c. Weak ridge d. Strong ridge 4.) If a wave cyclone tracks to the northwest of our area (Raleigh) during the winter season, climatologically what temperatures will we experience? a. 30’s°F b. 40’s°F c. 50’s °F d. 60’s °F 5.) Which wave cyclone had the lowest pressure? a. March 1993 Superstorm b. November 2010 Minnesota/Great Plains wave cyclone (experienced last week) 6.) Why is it possible to still have frost formation even though measured temperatures are above freezing? a. After significant radiational cooling, temperatures at the ground are cooler than the air several feet off of above the ground b. After a rain event, sufficient moisture is available for condensation that cools the atmosphere
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