# Jeopardy Composition of Hurricanes Locating Storms Type of Storms Hurricane Categories Organizations Q \$100 Q \$200 Q \$300 Q \$400 Q \$500 Q \$100 Q \$200.

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Jeopardy Composition of Hurricanes Locating Storms Type of Storms Hurricane Categories Organizations Q \$100 Q \$200 Q \$300 Q \$400 Q \$500 Q \$100 Q \$200 Q \$300 Q \$400 Q \$500 Final Jeopardy Source: http://jc-schools.net/tutorials/PPT-games/

\$100 Question from Composition of Hurricanes Circular area in the center of a hurricane that consists of light winds and rain-free skies

\$100 Answer from Composition of Hurricanes What is the Eye?

\$200 Question from Composition of Hurricanes Consists of organized band of clouds, intense rainfall, and very strong winds

\$200 Answer from Composition of Hurricanes What is the Eye Wall?

\$300 Question from Composition of Hurricanes Water that is pushed toward shore by the force of winds swirling around the storm

\$300 Answer from Composition of Hurricanes What is storm surge?

\$400 Question from Composition of Hurricanes If you were a meteorologist, you would use this unit to measure the air pressure of a tropical storm or hurricane

\$400 Answer from Composition of Hurricanes What is a millibar (mb)?

\$500 Question from Composition of Hurricanes Area of minimum relative pressure with converging winds and rotating in the same direction as the Earth

\$500 Answer from Composition of Hurricanes What is a low pressure system?

\$100 Question from Locating Storms The location North or South in reference to the Equator

\$100 Answer from Locating Storms What is latitude?

\$200 Question from Locating Storms The location East or West in reference to the Prime Meridian

\$200 Answer from Locating Storms What is longitude?

\$300 Question from Locating Storms The path generally followed by a tropical disturbance

\$300 Answer from Locating Storms What is storm track?

\$400 Question from Locating Storms Measures direction and speed of hurricanes by determining whether atmospheric motion is horizontally toward or away from the radar

\$500 Question from Locating Storms If you were a Meteorologist, you would use these to forecast the movement and development of a tropical system

\$500 Answer from Locating Storms What are satellite images?

\$100 Question from Type of Storms An area of closed pressure circulation in which the center is a relative pressure minimum

\$100 Answer from Type of Storms What is a cyclone?

\$200 Question from Type of Storms This tropical cyclone has sustained surface winds of 38 miles per hour or less

\$200 Answer from Type of Storms What is a tropical depression?

\$300 Question from Type of Storms Tropical cyclone having maximum sustained surface winds between 39 and 73 miles per hour and given a name to identify and track it.

\$300 Answer from Type of Storms What is a tropical storm?

\$400 Question from Type of Storms Tropical cyclone with sustained winds of 74 miles per hour or greater in the North Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea, Gulf of Mexico, and in the eastern North Pacific Ocean.

\$400 Answer from Type of Storms What is a hurricane?

\$500 Question from Type of Storms This tropical cyclone in the western North Pacific Ocean has sustained winds of 74 miles per hour or greater

\$500 Answer from Type of Storms What is a typhoon?

\$100 Question from Hurricane Categories Consisting of sustained winds of 155 miles per hour or greater and is the strongest category of hurricanes

\$100 Answer from Hurricane Categories What is Category 5?

\$200 Question from Hurricane Categories The least intense of hurricanes, having sustained winds between 74 and 95 miles per hour

\$200 Answer from Hurricane Categories What is Category 1?

\$300 Question from Hurricane Categories Hurricane Katrina was downgraded to this category shortly before making landfall in August 2005.

\$300 Answer from Hurricane Categories What is Category 3?

\$400 Question from Hurricane Categories Hurricane Charley (2004) was included in this category of intense hurricanes that leave behind a large amount of structural devastation

\$400 Answer from Hurricane Categories What is Category 4?

\$500 Question from Hurricane Categories Hurricane Frances was included in this category of hurricanes with Sustained wind speeds between 96 and 110 miles per hour

\$500 Answer from Hurricane Categories What is Category 2?

\$100 Question from Organizations This government service is responsible for issuing warnings and advisories to the public

\$100 Answer from Organizations What is the National Weather Service (NWS)?

\$200 Question from Organizations The members of this group fly into the eye of a hurricane to investigate and gather information

\$200 Answer from Organizations Who are the Hurricane Hunters?

\$300 Question from Organizations Responsible for tracking and forecasting tropical cyclones over the North Atlantic, Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico, and the Eastern Pacific

\$300 Answer from Organizations What is the National Hurricane Center (NHC)?

\$400 Question from Organizations Issues watches, warnings, forecasts, and analyses of hazardous weather conditions in the tropics for both domestic and international communities.

\$400 Answer from Organizations What is the Tropical Prediction Center (TPC)?

\$500 Question from Organizations Coordinates global scientific activity to allow increasingly prompt and accurate weather information and other services

\$500 Answer from Organizations What is the World Meteorological Organization (WMO)?

Final Jeopardy This hurricane made landfall on the Mississippi Gulf Coast in August 1969 and caused massive devastation.

Final Jeopardy Answer Who is Hurricane Camille?

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