Topics in Polar Low Forecasting

Topics in Polar Low Forecasting
    • Languages: English
    • Publish Date: 2004-04-02
    • Skill Level: 2
    • Completion Time: 1.25 - 1.50 h
    • Includes Audio: yes
    • Required Plugins: Flash
    • Topics:
      Winter Weather
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This module presents an overview of the climatology, formation, evolution, detection, and forecasting of polar lows. The presentation has five sections: Disturbances in Cold Air Masses; Climatology of Cold Air Vortices and Polar Lows; Monitoring and Nowcasting of Polar Lows; Polar Lows and NWP; and Forecasting Process for Polar Lows. It also includes a printable forecasting checklist.