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Guide to Weather Forecasting

Guide to Weather Forecasting    
Format Softcover
Catalogue No. 978-1-55407-369-6
Pages 176
Language English only
Price $19.95
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Written by Storm Dunlop.
Published by Firefly Books Ltd., 2008.


Firefly's Guide to Weather Forecasting covers every aspect involved in making a forecast. Author Storm Dunlop provides detailed information and expert explanations on a fascinating topic, covering:
  • What causes the weather
  • Understanding weather systems and how they change
  • Recognizing clouds and sky appearance
  • Weather conditions such as depressions, anticyclones, lows and highs, wind systems and wind direction, dew point, humidity levels, visibility, frost and snow
  • Weather events such as hurricanes and tornadoes, thunderstorms, fog and hail
  • Extreme weather and climate change
  • Natural events that affect the weather
  • Optical effects such as rainbows, halos and mirages.
The full range of forecasting is covered, from professional forecasts and charts to satellite images and weather watching, including instruments that can be used at home. With its many colour photographs and diagrams, handy glossary, and useful index, this is an ideal quick reference for the amateur weather forecaster.

Author Storm Dunlop has written many books on meteorology and astronomy. He is a former President of the British Astronomical Association.

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