Tag: Forecasting

How to Become a Meteorologist: The Pathway

Understanding the concept of meteorology and meteorologist Meteorology has to do with atmospheric science that studies various factors that affect the environment. It has to do with changes in the physical characteristics that make up the earth. What is a meteorologist?  A meteorologist is someone who studies, observes, reports and forecast weather conditions. As a Read More

Storm Chasing: How It Started?

What is Storm Chasing? Storm chasing is a term that is defined as someone who is chasing storms or different weather conditions with some motive. It can also be done out of curiosity, for adventure or for some kind of scientific investigation. The person who does storm chasing is known as the storm chaser. However, Read More

Floods. A Natural Disaster.

What are Floods? Floods are a lot of water.  Floods occur when a piece of land that is usually dry suddenly gets covered with water.   Water naturally flows from higher ground to low ground.  The low ground will fill up before the high ground.  That is why you see on TV people on their roofs Read More

Yay! Information About the Barometer

A barometer is a basic scientific device used in meteorology to measure atmospheric pressure sometimes called barometric pressure. The word Barometer was derived from a Greek word ‘‘baros’’ meaning weight and ‘‘metron’’ which means measure. Atmospheric pressure is a tool to forecast weather, changes in the atmosphere which includes the air pressure.  Under most conditions, barometer Read More