Ask the Meteorologist: Forecasting

  ASK THE METEOROLOGIST “How can you estimate the amount of rain and snowfall we will receive from a storm?” Chase Tiffany, Ashland Middle School When putting a forecast together, meteorologists look at computer models. These models generate a forecast (that requires modification & many changes) based on the current conditions of our atmosphere. These … Continue reading »

How Far Ahead Can You See the Weather?

“Up to how far ahead can you see what the weather will look like?” Kyle Page Eagle Ridge High School We look at weather models to forecast the weather days in advance and there are many different types of weather models. There are the American models, the European and even Canadian. Each model goes out … Continue reading »