The Science Behind Weather Forecasting

We’ve probably all watched a TV weatherperson and wondered just what they do to create the forecast. What equipment do they use? What kind of training do they need? How do they determine when conditions are ripe for certain types of storms, whether temperatures will rise or fall, whether or not they should cut into programs to provide a breaking weather alert? What is the science behind a weather forecasting? View this program with KTVI/Fox2 meteorologist Chris Higgins to answer these questions and more. To obtain more details about the program including related curriculum standards, program objectives and agenda, pre and post program learning activities, and additional video and web resources related to the program, click on the Educational Material tab.

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Date: April 18, 2015 Time: 10:00am