weather forecasting

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n weather forecasting predicting what the weather will be
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Quotations

  • Jean-Paul Kauffmann
    Jean-Paul Kauffmann
    “The economy depends about as much on economists as the weather does on weather forecasters.”

Usage

In literature:

These made possible weather forecasting.
"Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed." by S. A. Reilly
The Australasian meteorologists had done their best to forecast the weather we must expect.
"The Worst Journey in the World, Volumes 1 and 2" by Apsley Cherry-Garrard
Gard was surprised by the speedy verification of Bernel's weather forecast.
"A Maid of the Silver Sea" by John Oxenham
The measurement of humidity is of far wider importance than the mere forecasting of local weather conditions.
"General Science" by Bertha M. Clark
My experience is that a man who makes accurate forecasts of the weather may get up to any devilry.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 159, October 6, 1920" by Various
In line with Roaring Bill's forecast, the weather cleared for a brief span, and then winter shut down in earnest.
"North of Fifty-Three" by Bertrand W. Sinclair
A good many of those old rhymes are mighty good weather forecasts.
"The Boy with the U. S. Weather Men" by Francis William Rolt-Wheeler
Yes No 54 55 Should the captain of a yacht consider the weather forecast?
"Stanford Achievement Test, Ed. 1922" by Truman L. Kelley
Studying the Weather Forecast.
"Quiet Talks on the Crowned Christ of Revelation" by S. D. Gordon
It sometimes looks as if the muskrat were weather-wise and could forecast the coming season.
"Squirrels and Other Fur-Bearers" by John Burroughs
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In news:

Your Brush, Colorado Weather Forecast for Monday, Oct 8.
In Weather Forecasting , Expect High Pressure.
Weather forecasting , even today, often a guessing game.
The weather forecasters didn't bother apologizing.
Florida State University researchers say they have developed a new weather forecasting system that's longer range and more accurate.
The National Weather Service has released a weather forecast for the coming winter.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists may have found the silver lining in that large cloud of radar information that weather forecasters discard because it is produced by birds, bats and insects.
Garrett joined the SkyWACH Weather Team in April 2012 You can "WACH" his forecast Saturday and Sunday on WACH Fox News at 10 p.m. NOAA's National Weather Service Weather Forecast Office.
The wooly worm is one of nature's most famous winter weather forecasters.
An Earth- observing satellite has been launched on a dual mission to improve weather forecasts and monitor climate change.
Noon weather forecast for November 26, 2012.
The app offers video of weather forecasts and news, with those from your city or region coming up first.
Carnival season is over, but mid-Michigan is in for a roller coaster ride of weather, forecasters predict.
Prince Charles Takes Over Weather Forecast.
Detailed weather forecast for Sacramento region.
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In science:

For example, the weather cannot be controlled, but it is very useful to make accurate short-term forecasts.
From Knowledge, Knowability and the Search for Objective Randomness to a New Vision of Complexity
We have demonstrated that, while these SOMs may adequately span the high-dimensional space of daily weather data vectors, they reveal little interesting spatial or temporal structure with regard to forecasting weather states.
Interpreting self-organizing maps through space--time data models
If we assume that the SOM nodes describe regional weather well and that the same weather states continue to operate in the future, we may be able to forecast climate change in the form of a less uniform incidence of the different states than we currently see (Tables 1 and 2).
Interpreting self-organizing maps through space--time data models
Even though forecasting the weather beyond about two weeks is not possible, certain climate processes (involving, e.g., the large-scale circulation in the Earth’s oceans) are predictable up to a decade in advance.
Proceedings of the 2011 New York Workshop on Computer, Earth and Space Science
Wolski, R., N.T. Spring and J. Hayes, The Network Weather Service: A distributed performance forecasting service for metacomputing, Future Generation Computer Systems 15(5), 757-768. 9.
A Multi-agent Framework for Performance Tuning in Distributed Environment
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