2 Weather ForecastingMeteorologist – scientist who studies the weather.Meteorology – study of the Earth’s atmosphere
3 Doppler radarRadio waves are bounced off particles of precipitation to track speed and path of storms.
4 Weather stations & satelites Stations – collect data such as temp., precipitation, wind speed, and direction, pressure, humiditySatelites – In orbit, collect:cloud cover, humidity, temp, and wind speed
5 High Speed ComputersHelp compile data to make short term and long term forecasts.Short term – 12 hrs. – 3 daysusually very accurateLong term – 7-12 daysGood Luck!!!!!