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SP11%20Ch9%20review - Ch. 9 Review AWIPS Advanced Weather...

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Ch. 9 Review h AWIPS – Advanced Weather Interactive Processing Systems High speed data modeling systems: communication, storage, processing, and display h Meteogram – chart that shows how one or more weather variables has changed at a station over a given period of time or how the variables are likely to change with time h Sounding – a vertical profile of atmospheric variables h Sea-level pressure values generally fall in the range 950 to 1050 mb. h On a 500 millibar chart, contour lines are drawn to represent horizontal changes in altitude which correspond to horizontal changes in pressure. h During the winter as you travel toward a warm front, the most likely sequence of weather you would experience is snow, sleet, freezing rain, rain. h A weather warning indicates that hazardous weather is either imminent or occurring within the forecast area. h The forecasting of weather by a computer is known as numerical weather prediction. h
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