• According to the World Meteorological Organization, a 5-day weather forecast today is as reliable as a 2-day forecast was 20 years ago.
  • Weather is very difficult to predict because it’s very complex, and many factors are involved.
  • Scientists who study and forecast the weather are called meteorologists.
  • The first thing they need is data.
  • Their data comes from various instruments, including weather balloons, satellites, and radar.
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