All weather takes place in the atmosphere, virtually all of it in the lower atmosphere. Weather describes what the atmosphere is like at a specific time and place. A location’s weather depends on several factors.
Weather forecasts beyond a week or two are mid-range forecasts. They must take into consideration other factors like ocean temperature and greenhouse gas content. In 2013, the active hurricane season that was predicted was completely incorrect.
Grade: 6, 7, 8
Created by: CK-12Subject: Earth ScienceDifficulty level: Basic