4c - Weather

Examine weather forecasting and describe how meteorologists use atmospheric
features and technology to predict the weather. (DOK 2)

Temperature, precipitation, wind (speed/direction), dew point, relative humidity, and barometric pressure

How the thermal energy transferred to the air results in vertical and horizontal movement of air masses, Coriolis effect

Global wind patterns (e.g., trade winds, westerlies, jet streams)

Satellites and computer modeling

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