weather forecasting

The science of using meteorology to predict future weather

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  • Weather forecasting — weather forecaster redirects here. For other uses, see Weatherman (disambiguation). Forecast of surface pressures five days into the future for the north Pacific, North America, and north Atlantic ocean. Weather forecasting is the application of… …   Wikipedia

  • weather forecasting — Prediction of the weather through application of the principles of physics and meteorology. Weather forecasting predicts atmospheric phenomena and changes on the Earth s surface caused by atmospheric conditions (snow and ice cover, storm tides,… …   Universalium

  • weather forecasting — noun predicting what the weather will be • Syn: ↑meteorology • Derivationally related forms: ↑meteorologist (for: ↑meteorology) • Topics: ↑meteorology …   Useful english dictionary

  • weather forecasting — predicting the weather …   English contemporary dictionary

  • National Centre for Medium Range Weather Forecasting — (NCMRWF) is a national agency for weather forecasting under the Ministry of Earth Sciences, (transferred from its former parent Ministry of Science and Technology), Government of India. It is a premier[clarification needed] institute in India to… …   Wikipedia

  • National Collegiate Weather Forecasting Contest — The National Collegiate Weather Forecasting Contest, or NCWFC, was a yearly competition among colleges and Universities in the US run by Penn State. There were over 1000 participants from about 45 institutions. In 2006, the competition was… …   Wikipedia

  • Forecasting — is the process of estimation in unknown situations. Prediction is a similar, but more general term. Both can refer to estimation of time series, cross sectional or longitudinal data. Usage can differ between areas of application: for example in… …   Wikipedia

  • Weather lore — is the body of informal folklore related to the prediction of the weather.It has been a human desire for millennia to make accurate weather predictions. Oral and written history is full of rhymes, anecdotes, and adages meant to guide the… …   Wikipedia

  • Weather station — at Mildura Airport, Victoria, Australia. A weather station is a facility, either on land or sea, with instruments and equipment for observing atmospheric conditions to provide information for weather forecasts and to study the weather and climate …   Wikipedia

  • Weather control — is the act of manipulating or altering certain aspects of the environment to produce desirable changes in weather.History of weather controlSome American Indians had rituals which they believed could induce rain. The Finnish people, on the other… …   Wikipedia

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