When people go Meteorology school, they study many subjects in order to learn
how things happen in the atmosphere. But, the one thing that they have learn
through their own experience, rather than in the classroom is how to forecast
Weather forecasting is an "art"! Something that is learned through
trial and error.
Weather data is collected from many sources. Visit this
site to learn more about the different ways that Meteorologists gather
information to provide you with your daily weather forecast
Meteorologists must look at many maps when they are formulating a weather
Dan's Wild Wild
Pressure Page - learn about friction and the Coriolis Force.
Discussion on Surface Pressure Systems,
Fronts, Jet Streams, and Precipitation
Online Guide to Weather Forecasting and Prediction
How to read surface weather
(From the good folks at Unisys.)
Current Surface Chart
This current chart, from Unisys,
shows temperatures right now across North America. Click
on the chart for better look!
Visit the link above the map to
learn how to read the station plots on the map.
More Resources on the Art of