2017 SWIFT Weather Camp Terms and Conditions
Dr. Erinanne Saffell - Director
Arizona State University
School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning
Meteorologists use amazing tools, like satellite, radar, and computer models.
At SWIFT Weather Camp, we teach you how to use these resources so you can make your own forecast!
Hail, wind, and tornadoes are reported in near-real time at the Storm Prediction Center.
Pressure centers, fronts, and expected precipitation are shown on this map.
Doppler radar shows locations of current precipitation.
A graphical forecast shows the expected maximum and minimum temperatures using a color scale.
Colder objects and surfaces are lighter, and warmer objects are darker. Cold cloud tops are shown using a color scale.
Watches, warnings, and advisories provide an overview of possible weather hazards.