Reading a surface weather map. Knowing how to read a weather map can help you understand the weather and know what to expect. Reading 7 day weather forecast including weather warnings temperature rain wind visibility humidity and uv. They show what is happening at a set time where most of us need it at the earths surface. City zip or place.
A map is a graphic representation of a portion of the earths surface drawn to scale as seen from above. Since we have already discussed the art of map reading in a general way lets discuss one very specific and somehow daunting portion. A warm front is the transition area where a mass of warm air moves to replace a mass of cold air. The storm comes through the carolinas then off the coast saturday morning where it will intensify heading northeast out to sea.
North america with surface observations click on above map for full view. It contains tools for weather education including weather games activities experiments photos a glossary and educational teaching materials for the classroom. Weather wiz kids is a fun and safe website for kids about all the weather info they need to know. No items to display.
For example high pressure h areas will have clear skies while low pressure l areas can be stormy. On a weather map a warm front is usually drawn using a solid red line with half circles pointing in the direction of the cold air that will be replaced. The mesoscale models hrrr and nam 3km seem to the in agreement on the evolution of the storm coming tonight and saturday.