The last few months have felt like a big weather mix up across the US.
And, we’ve seen a lot of new terms… well, they’re new to me, anyway. I mean, what’s a Polar Vortex?!
Here’s a straightforward Polar Vortex explanation:
I also suggest you check out the National Weather Service Glossary.
Did you know that “scud” means:
Small, ragged, low cloud fragments that are unattached to a larger cloud base and often seen with and behind cold fronts and thunderstorm gust fronts. Such clouds generally are associated with cool moist air, such as thunderstorm outflow.
Or, that “dendrites” are:
In hydrologic terms, thin branch-like growth of ice on the water surface.
That glossary is a treasure trove in which you’ll find all kinds of cool new words to use when you play Word Science! Start racking up those points!