Weather Forecasting: Definition & Types


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What is weather forecasting?

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1. Which of the following pieces of equipment can be used to measure the location and speed of clouds?

2. Which of the following is considered to be medium range forecasting?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Weather forecasting informs people of what clothes to wear, or whether or not it is safe to leave home. Test your knowledge of the types of weather forecasting, tools used, and weather conditions with this quiz and worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Knowledge of the following will be assessed:

  • What is considered medium range forecasting
  • Hazardous weather conditions
  • Equipment that can be used to measure the speed and location of clouds

Skills Practiced

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define the key term weather forecasting
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify the location that has the most unpredictable weather forecasting
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on weather forecast types

Additional Learning

The lesson titled Weather Forecasting: Definition & Types will increase your understanding of weather forecasting. Objectives covered include:

  • Review weather forecaster tools
  • Know the types of weather forecasting
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