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Active Western Storms; Quiet in the East

A cold weather system will produce heavy mountain snow and gusty winds across the Intermountain West and central Rockies. Windy conditions associated with this storm will produce critical fire weather threats for parts of the central High Plains and elevated threats into the south Plains. An approaching storm may produce showers with areas of heavy mountain snow on the West Coast. Read More >




Thank you for visiting our education page. On this page you will find links to resources provided by our office as well from our national headquarters. In addition, we are begining something new here, creating videos that will highlight different aspects of weather forecasting and meteorology in general. Enjoy and we hope you learn a thing or two!

Also note the national education page is here.




    All About Weather Maps

    Doppler Radar

    Carbon dioxide in the atmosphere: using Excel to graph trends

    Winter Weather


Brief Tutorials

    Inversion with tutorial 

    Jet Stream with tutorial

    Pineapple Express/California Rains and Flooding





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