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Heat Stroke - Weather Definition
Heat stroke definition including related heat stress illnesses in a full indexed weather photo glossary.
What Does 'Chance of Rain' Really Mean?
A chance of rain or probability of precipitation is an often misunderstood calculation in weather forecasts.
5 Ways Summer Heat Can Make You Sick
Summer is all about sun and high temperatures, but overexposure can actually make you sick. Keep cool and you'll limit your chances of battling these 5 heat illnesses.
What Is a Barometer and How Does it Work?
How do barometers work? Measuring the amount of air pressure in your area is explained in this article. How to measure atmospheric pressure is one step to weather prediction and forecasts in your local area. Now you can determine if a high or low pressure system is approaching your area and maybe even build your own barometer!
How Do You Find the Heat Index Temperature?
Here's how to find and calculate your Heat Index on a hot summer day using a weather calculator, chart, and math equations.
6 Things You Should Never Do During a Lightning...
Guilty of not heeding your grandma's advice of quieting down during a thunderstorm? You may take her recommendations more seriously after reading this.
What Is a Monsoon?
Monsoons are a seasonal occurrence that can cause flash floods, deaths, and crop failures. They are caused in part by shifts in wind direction.
How to Read a Weather Map and Understand the...
Use the step-by-step tutorials to learn the symbols used in meteorology forecasts. Fronts, precipitation, station models, pressure, winds, and temperatures will be covered using explanations and pictures.
What Does 'Ambient Temperature' Really Mean?
Ambient temperature is defined in the weather glossary.
Muggy
Muggy weather is a common term used to describe particular weather conditions associated with humid air.
What Is a Hygrometer and How Does It Work?
How Does a Hygrometer Work? Find a detailed explanation and photos of the inner workings of this simple weather instrument used to measure humidity.
Torrential Rain
Torrential rain definition in the weather glossary at About.com.
Ozone - Not All Ozone Is Good for Earth
Ozone in the Atmosphere - Don't ignore the warnings about ozone. Ozone depletion in the upper atmosphere is bad, but we have an even bigger problem with ground level ozone. Find out what you can do to prevent illnesses and environmental pollution in this list of ways to keep safe during ozone alert days from your local news forecast.
How Does Hail Form?
What causes hailstones to form during a severe weather event? These tiny ice balls can cause damages to cars and property and have even been known to kill. So how do golf ball sized hailstones form in the atmosphere? Find out here!
TIROS - World's First Weather Satellite
TIROS was the first weather satellite. Weather forecasting from space became a reality as meteorologists learned to read the skies from above.
Preventing, Predicting, and Preparing for...
Droughts are common in many parts of the world. Droughts are caused by low precipitation over an extended period of time and can make an area so arid that crops fail and famines are common.
Heat Exhaustion - Weather Definition
Heat exhaustion definition including related heat stress illnesses in a full indexed weather photo glossary.
What Does a Meteorologist Do?
What Is a Meteorologist? This basic but popular question is often asked. Here, I explain the steps needed to become a meteorologist, several types of meteorologists, and ways to become a weather forecaster.
3 Ways Weather Can Increase Your Risk of a...
Here's how certain weather and climate conditions can actually increase shark attacks by drawing the creatures closer to shore. Plus, 5 tips to avoid a shark encounter.
Layers of the Atmosphere: The Structure and...
Atmosphere is the gaseous envelope surrounding the earth. A look at the layers:Troposphere,Stratosphere, Mesophere,Thermosphere,Ionosphere.
How Does Weather Affect How You Sweat?
Why do you sweat and how does evaporative cooling reduce body temperature? If you spend time outside in the summer heat, then you should know the dangers of prolonged exposure to summer heat. Calculating and understanding the Heat Index is the key to knowing when to cool down.
What Are the Types of Air Masses?
Air masses are one of the key components to understanding weather. There are several different types of air masses in general, but each individual air mass will have its own unique temperature and moisture properties.
Learning to Read a Barometer
Lesson plans for teachers on weather instruments are available here. In this lesson, students will be able to read a barometer and interpret the readings. Students will also understand that pressure changes can be related to daily weather changes and forecasting.
What Is a Dry Thunderstorm?
Dry thunderstorms often occur in the Western United States. The lightning strikes that result from a dry storm are often the culprits responsible for massive wildfires during fire weather season.
Heat Wave
A definition of heat wave, including its history and dangers. Click through our list of suggested readings to learn even more.
Dew Point
Dew point temperature. Weather.
Is It a Hurricane, Typhoon, or Cyclone?
How do you tell the difference between hurricanes, typhoons and cyclones? It's simply a matter of location, location, location.
What Is a Land Breeze?
Land Breeze. Weather.
The 7 Types of Weather Found in a High Pressure...
There are 7 types of weather in a high pressure system. High pressure zones, or anticyclones, on a weather map usually indicate calm and dry weather and winds that spiral away from the high pressure zone.
How Does a Tipping Bucket Rain Gauge Work?
How do tipping bucket rain gauges work> Measuring the amount of rainfall or precipitation in your area is explained in this article. How to measure rain in your area is one step to weather prediction and forecasts in your local area. Whether you are a homeowner, farmer, worker, scientific researcher or just curious, you will find a detailed explanation of tipping bucket rain gauges here.
How to Find the Perfect Weather for Skydiving
Weather and skydiving experts come together in this article on the types of weather to look out for before you venture into an airplane and jump. Your adventure can be enhanced with some simple knowledge of weather and parachuting.
What Time of Day is Hottest/Coolest?
Learn more about daily highs and lows, including the times of day when each occurs.
10 Famous Meteorologists
Famous meteorologists encompass more people than you see on your local news stations or The Weather Channel. Meteorologists work behind the scenes, too, and many of them work in other countries where they are famous for various forecasts or discoveries but are not household names in the United States. Whether you call them meteorologists or weather people, these famous individuals provide a lot of insight into what the day will hold.
Weather Satellites: Forecasting Earth's Weather...
Discover how satellites circling hundreds of miles above the Earth offer previews of global weather patterns hours to days in advance.
Convectional Rainfall
Teachers looking for weather lesson plans will love this science experiment on air pressure. The original lesson is exciting and hands-on allowing for development of the science process skills.
What Caused the Dust Bowl of the 1930s?
The Dust Bowl was a weather disaster that is almost unparalleled in the United States in terms of drought. NASA scientists think they have found out why the great Dust Bowl of the 1930's had such a devastating effect. Learn the details of what caused this drought and the storms that devastated the economy.
Here's What That Red "L" on Weather Maps Means
Low pressure areas are notorious for bringing rain and stormy weather.
Global Warming Vs. Climate Change
Global Warming Vs. Climate Change - What is the difference?
What Are Isobars?
Isobar is defined in the weather glossary. Full definitions include photos and links to key weather articles on the topic. Explore the latest weather news as you browse the meteorology terms organized alphabetically with synonyms, misuses, and pronunciations.
Was that Lightning Strike a Little Too Close...
Experience one of these signs? Lightning may be about to strike very near to you. Seek shelter indoors immediately - ask questions later!
What are the warning signs of an approaching...
An hour-by-hour description of weather conditions leading up to a (Category 2) hurricane strike.
Zulu Time
Coordinated Universal Time or Zulu Time is the worldwide time reporting method preferred by the National Weather Service and represents an addition or subtraction in numbers from the Prime Meridian Longitude Time of zero to determine the local time.
The Top 10 Deadliest US Tornadoes
The top 10 deadliest US tornadoes created a staggering death toll. The number of lives lost was tragic, as was the damage caused. Tornado damage happens quickly and often without warning causing damage much worse than it would have been with more warning. This is especially true in tornado alley. Pictures of tornadoes show the devastation that can be caused by them based on wind speed (as measured by the Fujita scale) and population of the area where the tornado touched down.
Why We Experience 'Feels Like' Temperatures
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How Nature Can Warn Us of a Hard Winter
Will it be a bad winter? Nature says yes, if one or more of these signs are seen.
Here's Your Recipe for the Perfect Spring or...
An atmospheric recipe for fair, sunny days.
Tornadoes - How Tornadoes Form
Tornadoes and the formation of tornadoes are a popular severe weather topic. Learn what causes a tornado or twister, and the role of severe thunderstorms in their formation. Also introduced are tornado myths, how tornadoes are studied, and where the most severe storms are located.
Aristotle: The Great Philosopher...and...
Learn about the world's first climate classification system, which only consisted of three climate zones--the torrid, temperate, and frigid. As with many other inventions, we have the ancient Greeks to thank!
What Is La Nina?
La Nina is explained as an atmospheric interaction between the ocean and the air. Climate is controlled regionally and worldwide by the ENSO, El Nino, and La Nina.
What Is a Tropical Cyclone?
Tropical cyclones are one of the greatest meteorology hazards in the world. Next to flooding, the development of a tropical cyclone in any ocean can create a panic among the masses. Find the definition and information on naming tropical cyclones here.
How Do Rainbows Form?
Explore how rainbows form (and double rainbows too!). Plus, why you'll never be able to touch one.
What Is Smog?
The formation of smog is hazardous to your health especially if you live in a big sunny city. One of the main components of photochemical smog is ozone. When ozone is formed high in the atmosphere, it filters out UV radiation from the sun. But when ozone is formed from the burning of fossil fuels in the lower atmosphere, it is called ground level ozone and is dangerous to breathe. Find out now how smog is formed and how you can protect yourself.
Can Crickets Really Tell You the Temperature...
Hearing crickets chirp is a true sound of summer. If you listen hard enough, you can tell what the temperature is outside! Find out how!
Introduction to Tornadoes - A Weather Guide...
Tornadoes have occurred in all 50 states. You may not be safe. Know the danger signs of tornado formation and where tornadoes are most likely to occur. Learning the violenbt nature of tornadoes are critical to preventing damages to your life and home. Page 2.
Here's How to Prove Air Has Mass
Air has mass, but this idea is difficult for younger students to understand. To many students, air simply exists as a weightless substance. Proving air has mass can be a wonderful weather lesson plan and classroom science demonstration for school or as the basis of a science fair project.
What is El Niño?
: What is El Niño? : El Niño is a naturally occurring event during which sea surface temperatures in
Tropical Wave
Tropical wave definition in the weather glossary.
Why Evaporation Matters to Weather
Here's why evaporation is essential to weather making.
The Shape of Raindrops
Contrary to popular belief, raindrops are not shaped like tear drops. They're shaped more like hamburger buns.
Dog Days of Summer
The dog days of summer actually have a meaning. From ancient times, the term comes from the stars!
How Do Clouds Form?
Find the answer to all your weather science questions. Many answers include demonstrations, videos, and photos to help you understand cloud formation.
Weather and Climate. PB&J. You Can't Have...
Apparently time isn't just money...it's also what separates weather from climate.
Get Weather's "Warming/Cooling Process" Sayings...
Condensation and evaporation, the same processes we experience when drinking a glass of iced tea or a cup of hot coffee, also shape our weather. Here's how.
Virga
Virga. Weather.
Why Is Water's Temperature Always Cooler Than...
Pool, lake, or ocean water too cool for a swim? Here's why that is.
Weather Vanes: A Brief History
Weather vanes have been used since at least the first century B.C. These primitive but easy to use weather instruments are the subject of both collectible history and weather history.
Top 10 Weather Songs of the 1960's
A list of the top weather songs of the 1960's is listed including artist, year, record label, and description. This fun list of songs is perfect for the weather fan and includes all the details you need to find these oldies classics.
Mare's Tails and Mackerel Scales
Mackerel scales and mare’s tails, make lofty ships carry low sails. Is the weather folklore true or false?
8 Reasons People Ignore Ozone Alert Days
Don't ignore the warnings about ozone. Ozone depletion in the upper atmosphere is bad, but we have an even bigger problem with ground level ozone. Find out what you can do to prevent illnesses and environmental pollution in this list of ways to keep safe during ozone alert days from your local news forecast.
Here's What You Need to Know to Survive a...
Blizzards - How to survive a blizzard or snow storm may be a skill you would not expect to need in your lifetime, but there are hundreds of deaths every year as a result of getting stuck in the cold. Imagine being snowed into your house or being stranded in a car during a blizzard. Would you know how to survive? Here, this advice could save you life!
How the Earth Heats Up During a 24-hour Period
You've heard that the hottest part of the day is between 10 and 3 o'clock, but have you ever wondered why? The answer lies with Earth's diurnal cycle.
The Köppen System of Climate Classification
Think the Köppen climate classification looks like gibberish? Learn what each letter means and how you can find the Köppen classification of any location world-wide.
Free Weather Calculators
Weather calculations are easy even with complex forumlas with a weather calculator. The National Weather Service offers a series of calculators to help everyone from entusiasts, to students, to teachers.
Hurricane Tracking Charts
Hurricane tracking charts are used to track the path of a hurricane. Computer generated versions of the hurricane maps are produced daily, but students and teachers can also use these blank maps in the classroom.
Why Meteorologists Celebrate the Seasons On...
Missed the first day of winter, spring, summer, or fall? No worries! You may have a second chance to celebrate it.
The Coriolis Effect
Understanding the Coriolis Effect is not easy for many people. Why do the winds blow? What direction does wind blow in the Northern and Southern Hemispheres? These question are answered easily with a series of videos and computer simulations as well as a comprehensive list of Coriolis Effect lesson plans and curriculum materials.
Weather Songs in the Classroom: A Lesson Guide...
Teach students about weather using music in this wonderful lesson plan series. The top 10 songs from 5 decades are broken down for educators to present to students in the classroom as an interactive and fun way to get meteorology vocabulary into the minds of kids. Using weather songs in the classroom will help you to make science interesting at any level in school.
Wind Gusts
Wind gust definition in the weather glossary.
Top 10 Free Tornado Videos - See the Power of a...
Witness the awesome power of high winds and damaging debris flying and swirling from close range in this list of the top 10 best tornado videos ever!
Dream of Weather Last Night? The Reason Why May...
Can't forget last night's dream of that tornado or wind storm, this morning? It may be a sign that your feelings are getting the best of you (whether you realize it or not).
How Many Lightning Deaths Have Occurred in the...
Data and diagrams of lightning deaths by state for the years 1959-2004. Find out why the United States has a high risk of lightning deaths. With data from NASA ans NOAA, you can determine if a severe thunderstorm will affect you. You will also learn how to protect yourself from a lightning strike.
Air Quality
Air Pollution - While air pollutants can come from both natural and artificial sources, humans are actually making certain days of the week worse. Find out which days of the week you are at the most risk for low air quality related health problems.
Weather Map Symbols
Weather Map Symbols - Understanding Weather Maps
Tropical Storm
Tropical storm definition in the weather glossary.
Willy Willy
Willy-Willy is defined in the weather glossary. Full definitions include photos and links to key weather articles on the topic. Explore the latest weather news as you browse the meteorology terms organized alphabetically with synonyms, misuses, and pronunciations.
The Jet Stream
A narrow band of air that moves around the earth at relatively high speeds. Speeds in a jet can reach close to 200 miles per hour
Buys Ballot Law
Buys Ballots law, sometimes referred to as the Baric Wind Law, is discussed.
The Perfect Storm - Nor'easters
The Perfect Storm occurred around October 31, 1991 as a massive and rare storm. With three meteorological conditions combining to create what has been called the 'Storm of the Century', this Halloween storm will not soon be forgotten. In fact, Sebastian Junger profiled this storm in his novel, The Perfect Storm. A film was later created based on the book.
What Is Surface Water Runoff?
Surface water runoff is a part of the water cycle and a major factor in the reasons some areas have intense flooding. Surface water runoff can cause both flash floods and slow-onset floods.
Chionophobia
Chionophobia - Weather phobia
Weather Games and Simulations
Find fun and educational weather games that use a particular topic such as tornadoes, lightning, hurricanes, or precipitation to teach about weather and meteorology.
Do You Know What Your Forecast Is Telling You?
Weather forecasts are meant to inform the public, but they’re not always communicated in a straightforward manner. Make sure you know what your forecast is telling you.
Climatologist
Climatologist definition and job responsibilities
Types of Natural Disasters
Types of natural disasters, specifically weather-related natural disasters, account for the greatest economic and human losses in the world year after year.
Altocumulus Cloud - Weather Definition
Altocumulus cloud definition and photo including related weather terms in a full indexed weather photo glossary.
How to Become a Meteorologist - About.com Weather
Advice on how to get the right education that'll prepare you for a successful career in weather.
What Is the World Record Highest Wind Speed?
The highest wind speed recorded occurred in the Northeast United States at Mount Washington Observatory. Read about the amazing wind speed weather record taken from this peak.
Why Doesn't Freezing Rain Turn Into Snow?
Freezing rain is a winter precipitation type that can be deadly. Learn what causes freezing rain, how freezing rain forms, and the differences between freezing rain and sleet or snow formation.
Hurricane Formation: How Hurricanes Form in the...
Hurricanes start in the Sahara Desert. This exciting tutorial takes you through the birth of a hurricane and explains the reason for the Atlantic hurricane season.
Knot
Knots. Weather.
Ozone Layer Depletion
Is the ozone layer recovering after the historic Montreal protocol? Ozone up high is a necessary ingredient for keeping Earth protected from harmful UV radiation. Near the ground, ozone is considered a pollutant and is a primary ingredient in smog. Are we doing enough to heal the ozone layer?
The 10 Most Dangerous States for Lightning Deaths
Find out which states in the United States have the greatest number of lightning and thunderstorms related deaths and injuries.
What (and When) is Hurricane Season?
Learn hurricane season basics for the Atlantic, and the other cyclone and typhoon seasons experienced across the globe.
Barometer Diagram
A barometer measures atmospheric pressure by balance the weight of mercury in a glass tube against the weight of air in the atmosphere. Page 10.
How To Watch Clouds Form
Cloud formations in the sky can be seen as you watch clouds form over and over again. The structure of a cloud is created in a process that is small in scale, but easy to see.
Two Hurricanes Colliding - Can Hurricanes Merge...
Two hurricanes merging to form one big hurricane is the topic of this interesting reader question. The reader wants to know if the storm will form one big hurricane or superhurricane.
10 Surprising Facts About Floods
Don't consider floods to be as significant a threat as other severe weather events? These flood facts and figures will change your mind.
Things You Should NEVER Do After a Flood
After a flood, there are a multitude of dangers that can present themselves. Everyone should be aware of the 20 most dangerous things you can do after a flood. The different types of floods each present their own hazards, but the overall message is to NEVER do the following 20 things after the flood waters have risen.
Your Top 10 Climate Change & Global Warming...
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Why Is Snow White?
Why is snow white? The color of snow is white, but sometimes not. While this question may seem simple, you may be surprised at the answer.
Top 8 Highest Temperatures Reported Worldwide
Each continent has a set of temperature extremes measured daily. Find a list of the highest temperatures ever recorded!
The Waco Tornado
The top 10 deadliest US tornadoes created a staggering death toll. The number of lives lost in these tornadoes was tragic, as was the damage that they caused. Tornado damage happens very quickly and often without a lot of warning. This is especially true in the area of the US called tornado alley. Pictures of tornadoes show the devastation that can be caused based on wind speed (as measured by the Fujita scale) and the population of the area where the tornado touched down.
11 Weather Reports Gone Bad (and Gone Viral)
When was the last time you laughed at your TV weather guy or gal? Check out these hilarious must-see TV weather missteps.
All Hot, Cold, Dry, and Humid Air Starts Here
Learn about source regions, the places where air masses are born.
Thunderstorms
Thunderstorms are small scale weather patterns resulting from the formation of cumulonimbus clouds. A storm usually builds and diminishes within 30 minutes.
9 Types of Snow Storms
The nine main types of winter precipitation are listed and explained including outside educational links for families to create winter safety and emergency kits. Compare the types of snow storms that could hit your area. Snow flurries, snow showers, winter squalls, and blizzards are discussed as the ingredients for winter precipitation are explained in detail. Keeping yourself and your family safe during the winter months is crucial as winter storm warnings are addressed.
The Great New England Hurricane of 1938 Image...
The Great New England Hurricane, also known as the Long Island Express, was a massive storm that struck very far north on the East coast of the United States in 1938.
Top 10 Deadliest Tornadoes
A list of the top 10 deadliest tornadoes in the United States.
Trace Precipitation
Trace precipitation is defined in the weather glossary.
Top 10 Weather Songs of the 1970's
A list of the top weather songs of the 1970's is listed including artist, year, record label, and description. This fun list of songs is perfect for the weather fan and includes all the details you need to find these oldies classics.
Barometers
Barometer is defined in the weather glossary. Full definitions include photos and links to key weather articles on the topic. Explore the latest weather news as you browse the meteorology terms organized alphabetically with synonyms, misuses, and pronunciations.
Teach Yourself How to Spot Severe Storms on...
When storms are in your vicinity, watch for these colors and patterns on the radar screen in able to discern which are less of a threat, and which you may need to seek immediate shelter from.
What Is a Cloud Shadow?
Cloud shadows are like regular shadows on the ground. Anything that gets in the way of the suns rays will create a shadow behind it.
Nitrogen - Gases in the Atmosphere
Nitrogen in the atmosphere is defined in the weather glossary. Full definitions include photos and links to key weather articles on the topic. Explore the latest weather news as you browse the meteorology terms organized alphabetically with synonyms, misuses, and pronunciations.
How Are Tropical Cyclones in the Philippines...
Tropical depression names in the Philippines use an alternative storm naming convention.
Ceiling
Ceiling - Cloud Ceiling defined in the weather glossary.
How Do You Get a Cloud Inside of a Bottle?
Need a cool science project? Or maybe you love clouds? Here's how to make your own cloud in a bottle or jar!
Clueless About Clouds? Learn These 6 Basics in...
Clueless about clouds? These Q&As will teach you the basics of cloud behavior.
Top 10 Weather Songs of the 1990s
A list of the top weather songs of the 1990s is listed including artist, year, record label, and description. This fun list of songs is perfect for the weather fans and includes all the details you need to find these classics. Teachers and students will find the music very helpful in their daily classroom plans for elementary and secondary schools as well!
What are Waterspouts?
Is a water spout a tornado? Learning how tornadoes form could save your life. Would you know what to look for? Find out everything you need to know about the formation of these violent twisters.
Does the Atmosphere Have Mood Swings?
Whether we have clear, sunny skies or stormy weather depends on this basic characteristic of the atmosphere.
Kelvin Helmholtz Clouds
Kelvin Helmholtz Instability (KHI) is a natural phenomena described by Lord Kelvin and Hermann von Helmholtz. When KHI plays a role in the atmosphere, some very unsual wave clouds can form.
Where Does Warm Air Come From?
Tropical air forms in the world's low latitude regions, such as the equator, and can bring more than just warm weather.
Riverine Floods
Riverine floods are one type of flood that can cause excessive water flows over a floodplain area.
Super Typhoons
Super Typhoons are a classification of typhoons or tropical cyclones used by the Joint Typhoon Warning Center or JTWC.
Top 10 Weather Radios and Scanners
Compare prices of weather radios designed to receive national and local weather news. Keep alert for watches and warnings with an electronic weather scanner. A weather radio could save your life in the event of severe weather such as hurricanes, flooding, tornadoes, and typhoons.
The Winter Quiz
The Winter Quiz From Rachelle Oblack ,Your Guide to Weather .FREE Newsletter. Sign Up Now! How Much Do
Dust Devil
A dust devil is not a true tornado but rather an atmospheric disturbance caused by convective processes.
Atmospheric Pressure
Teachers looking for weather lesson plans will love this science experiment on air pressure. The original lesson is exciting and hands-on allowing for development of the science process skills.
Orographic Rain
Teachers looking for weather lesson plans will love this science experiment on air pressure. The original lesson is exciting and hands-on allowing for development of the science process skills.
What is Graupel and How Is It Different from...
Graupel is a type of precipitation often referred to as snow pellets or soft hail.
How Long Does a Tornado Last?
Quick tornado facts and FAQs - Answers from a weather expert
Wind Sock
A wind sock is a device for measuring wind direction.
Overcast
Overcast skies definition in the weather glossary.
These 4 Weather Conditions Will Sour Your...
If your summer travel weather includes any one of these conditions, expect your getaway to get off to a rough start.
New York - Holiday White Christmas Weather...
Have you ever wondered what the chances are for a White Christmas in your state or city? Here is a list of holiday forecasts for a blanket of snow on December 25th for selected cities in every state in the US. The winter weather may produce an abundance of snow in your area. Check it out now.
An Introduction to Tornadoes
Tornadoes have occurred in all 50 states. You may not be safe. Know the danger signs of tornado formation and where tornadoes are most likely to occur. Learning the violenbt nature of tornadoes are critical to preventing damages to your life and home.
What is Zulu Time?
Learn about Z time (also known as UTC, GMT, or Zulu time) -- the standard unit of time used by meteorologists around the world. Plus, how to calculate it from your local time.
Need a Gift for the Weather Nerds in Your Life?
Ok, so you can't buy the sky -- but you can buy these weather-related gifts that'll give the meteorologists in your life enjoyment for years to come.

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