Weather Lessons

Information on weather

Types of weather maps

Analysis Map

This map tells you what is happening at that exact time. Where the red arrow is pointing will tell you what type of map it is i.e Anal = Analysis map

Analysis

Prognosis Map

This map tells you what the predicted weather map will look like. Prog = Prognosis map.

This one is an educated guess on what the future weather will be like

Prognosis

Infrared Satellite Image

An Infrared Satellite image shows two things.

Temperature

Cloud Cover

Infrared 2

infrared

Isobaric Map

This map is a general weather map that you will see in the paper and on the television. It shows

Barometric pressure

Wind direction

Fronts

Highs and Lows

isobaric map