There is still no substitute, however, for boots on the ground. Weather spotter networks, which combinefixed observers with mobile units, are the ground truth about the location and severity of an event.
What instruments do meteorologists use to track thunderstorms?
Meteorologists track storms using satellites and weather radar as well as eyewitness reports. ...
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What do meteorologists use to predict local severe weather?
Meteorologists use an anemometer to predict local sever weather.
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Are there any websites that let you track storms for free?
Weather.com offers free radar services that allow you to track storms.
Why do meteorologists track cyclones and anticyclones?
Meteorologists track cyclones and anticyclones because these are dangerous weather situations. If a meteorologist can warn the public that cyclones are going to be in their area, then it may stop people from getting hurt. ...
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How do people forecast this type of catastrophic tornado?
Tornado forecasting is very limited. On a long term basis scientists look at the instability in the air (which can lead to thunderstorms) and wind shear (which allows storms to produce tornadoes). This allows meteorologists to asses the overall potential for tornadoes as well as the potential for strong tornadoes. On a short term meteorologists uses Doppler radar and reports from storm spotters to track active tornadoes and rotating storms that may produce them. ...
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What do meteorologists call it when t-storms follow one another along a stationary front where storms pass over the same location repeatedly?
Training is what meteorologists call it when thunderstorms follow one another along a stationary front and pass over the same location repeatedly. ...
Why are severe storms hard to predict?
While general predictions about severe thunderstorms are fairly good, where and when individual storms strike and how severe they will be are sensitive to small fluctuations in the atmosphere that are hard to measure. Factors leading into the storms intersect in very complicated ways that scientists still do not fully understand. ...
How do meteorologists predict thunderstorms formation?
the monitoring of low/high pressure systems (which are responsible for the storms) by weather stations ...