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This site will help you learn
about weather. Click on any of the highlighted words to find out
more about that subject. It is based on a site created by Susan Polacheck-Teacher
in Cobb County Georgia.
"Weather is a great metaphor for
life- sometimes it's good, sometimes its's
bad, and there's nothing much you can do
about it but carry an Umbrella." Pepper
Weather Weather forecasting is a
prediction of what the weather will be like in an
hour, tomorrow, or next week. The people who study
the weather and make forecasts are called
meteorologists. Meteorologists use special,
high-tech equipment to help them make their
forecasts. They usesymbolsto represent information on the
weather maps because there is little room for all of
the information they need to report.
Additional information can be found at
How meteorologists forecast weather
Clouds are made of small droplets
of water or bits of ice that are spread out from
each other. Rain falls when the drops get too big
and heavy to stay in the cloud. There are 3 major
types of clouds...cumulus, stratus and cirrus. More
Information can be found at