Story: Weather forecasting

A meteorologist at work

A meteorologist at work

Aided by powerful computers, weather forecasters predict the sometimes rapid growth and decay of depressions, fronts, thunderstorms and other cloud bands.

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Erick Brenstrum, 'Weather forecasting - Making forecasts', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 25 May 2022)

Story by Erick Brenstrum, published 12 Jun 2006, updated 1 Jun 2016