Student & Teacher Generated Weather Riddles

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Student & Teacher Generated Weather Riddles
Wandering Wanda’s “Weather” Riddles

Wandering Wanda now wants you to play a fun weather riddle game with her. Are you ready?

I am bright red on hot days.
I am a weather instrument. People use me to measure temperature. I am bright red on hot days. What am I? Answer: Thermometer

I occur after a flash of lightning
I occur after a flash of lightning. You can tell how far away I am by counting seconds after the flash occurs. I am loud. What I am? Thunder

I am a flash of electricity in the sky. I am dangerous
I am a flash of electricity in the sky. I am dangerous. I can strike people. What am I? Lightning

I am very dangerous. I am a storm which extends from a cloud
I am very dangerous. I am a storm which extends from a cloud. I have very strong winds. People go into ditches or in halls when I come around. What am I? Tornado

I am a very serious and dangerous storm. I travel well over water. I have strong winds, tornadoes, rain and an eye. People leave their homes when I came into their area. What am I? Answer: Hurricane

Wanda found out that warm air rises and cool air moves down
Wanda found out that warm air rises and cool air moves down. They mix and push together. If they move fast, I form. What am I? Answer: Wind

Answer: Clouds I play a part in the water cycle. When water evaporates, water vapor forms. I then form. Rain drops or snow falls from me. What am I?

When water evaporates, water vapor forms. Then clouds form
When water evaporates, water vapor forms. Then clouds form. When the water droplets get too heavy I fall from the clouds. What am I? Answer: Rain

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