FCST1_092711 - MSC 243 FORECAST LAB #1, 9/27/11 Time to do...

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MSC 243 FORECAST LAB #1, 9/27/11 Time to do some forecasting! We’ll use some websites that will be used in our WXChallenge forecasts for Miami, FL. Only quick answers are required. Lab needs to be turned in by 3:15. The UM site is http://www.rsmas.miami.edu/groups/weather/wxchallenge/ On this site, you will find weather information for the current city, team city winners, and a history of UM’s participation in the contest. You may want to bookmark this site for future use. The data for the current city can be found by clicking on the “Weather Data” link. Go to this page to pull up the data for Miami. The following questions use links from this page. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- A. FORECASTING FOR MIAMI, FL: LOCATION AND CLIMATOLOGY First, we should know the geographical location of Miami and its climatology. 1. Click on “Map”: roughly how far is MIA airport from the ocean? Give two possible ways in which the presence of water might affect the temperature, wind and rainfall during the day and night. 2.
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This note was uploaded on 01/08/2012 for the course MSC 243 taught by Professor Majumdar,s during the Fall '08 term at University of Miami.

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FCST1_092711 - MSC 243 FORECAST LAB #1, 9/27/11 Time to do...

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