FCST3_101111 - MSC 243 FORECAST LAB #3, 10/11/11 Only quick...

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MSC 243 FORECAST LAB #3, 10/11/11 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/ 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 Riverton, Wyoming. The following questions use links from this page. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- A. FORECASTING FOR RIVERTON, WY: LOCATION AND CLIMATOLOGY As with each city, we should first look at the geographical location of Riverton and its climatology. 1. Click on 'Topo Map' and look at the region surrounding the airport (43.06N, -108.46W). What is the main geographical feature of interest that might impact the weather in Riverton? What influences could this have on the local weather? 2. Click on the “KRIW” link and note down the elevation of the airport in feet. Note down the latitude and longitude,
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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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FCST3_101111 - MSC 243 FORECAST LAB #3, 10/11/11 Only quick...

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