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Guide to Weather Forecasting

All the Information You'll Need to Make Your Own Weather Forecast (Firefly Guides)

Storm Dunlop


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A concise guide to weather systems and weather forecasting.

As recent events have shown, weather can have very different consequences depending on where you live. b>Guide to Weather Forecasting covers every aspect of making a forecast and is a handy resource to understanding the professionals' daily weather predictions.

Storm Dunlop provides detailed information and expert explanations, including:

What causes weather
Weather systems and how they change
Recognizing clouds and sky appearance
Weather conditions, such as depressions, lows and highs, wind systems and direction, dew point, humidity, visibility, frost, anticyclones and snow
The readings meteorologists use when developing a forecast
Extreme weather and climate change

Guide to Weather Forecasting also covers charts, satellite images and instruments that can be used at home. With its many color photographs and diagrams, handy glossary and useful index, this is an ideal quick reference for the amateur and semiprofessional weather forecaster.

Firefly Books, 9781554073696, 176pp.

Publication Date: February 15, 2008

About the Author

Storm Dunlop is a well-known authority on meteorology and astronomy and is the author ofPractical Astronomy.