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hurricane a tropical storm with winds 74 mph or above.
evaporation when water is absorbed by heat, turning it into a gas called water vapor.
condensation when water vapor cools down and turns into liquid water droplets. sometimes the water droplets come together in the sky to make clouds.
precipitation when clouds get too full of water droplets and become heavy. the water then falls to the ground in the form of rain, snow, sleet, or hail.
groundwater water that is collected underground
water cycle the never-ending cycle of water on Earth that includes evaporation, condensation, and precipitation.
storm surge huge waves that wash onto land during hurricanes.
tropical disturbance a group of thunderstorms that form over warm ocean water. (this is the first stage of hurricane formation)
tropical depression when the group of thunderstorms reach 32 mph, it is known as a tropical depression. (this is the second stage of hurricane formation)
tropical storm when the winds of the storm meet 39 mph, it is known as a tropical storm. this is the stage where the storm is given a name.(this is the third stage of hurricane formation)
atmosphere the gases around earth or another planet.
troposphere the first layer of earth's atmosphere. this is where weather occurs. 16 km wide
stratosphere the second layer of earth's atmosphere. airplanes and jets fly here. 40 km thick.