Map Assignment #2, Week 4 SC 114
1.) Similar to map assignment #1, below is a wind map from the Oklahoma Mesonet.
Youll notice that the winds are flowing in a pattern. Back in chapter 1, low and high
pressure centers are described.
(2pts) Where would you
Map Assignment #3, SC114 Week 6
1.) Chapter 8 starts with a discussion of air masses across the U.S. Below, you will find 3
maps: temperature, dew point, and winds (direction and speed), all from the same date
Map Assignment: Thunderstorm Types and Radar
Chapter 10 begins a discussion on thunderstorms and thunderstorm types. Before you continue
with this assignment, be sure to read this chapter very carefully.
(1 pt) What type of thunderstorm is in this ima
Map Assignment: Upper Air Soundings
As noted on page 249 of Ahrens, atmospheric soundings provide an important snapshot of our
atmosphere. This proves useful to forecasters who are looking at certain atmospheric variables
for short term forecasting. Also,
Map Assignment #4: Severe Weather Forecasting
Heres a chance to make your first severe weather forecast. Using everyday data, you will be
able to make your forecast. But first:
Severe Weather Ingredients A quick discussion.
In order to get severe weather