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Wild Weather Crossword Puzzle

                                         
                                         
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CROSSWORD CLUE (DEFINITIONS)
ACROSS DOWN
1. A method for detecting distant objects by analyzing the high frequency radio waves they project
4. A cloudlike mass of water droplets that reduces visibility
7. Hot and humid weather
8. A shower of balls of ice
10. A strong wind between water and land
11. A loud and explosive noise produced by lightning discharge
14. A scale for rating the intensity of tornadoes
2. A violently destructive windstorm that occurs over land
3. A period characterized by lack of precipitation
5. The freezing of water vapor on the ground or another surface
6. A storm with intense snow and strong winds
9. Winds that spiral inwardly in areas of low pressure
12. Precipitation of ice crystals
13. A violent tropical storm with strong winds
15. A bright, electric spark in the atmosphere

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