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Weather Camp

Learn how to forecast weather!

SWIFT WEATHER


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!

CURRENT WATCHES

SPC Storm Reports


Hail, wind, and tornadoes are reported in near-real time at the Storm Prediction Center.

National Forecast Map


Pressure centers, fronts, and expected precipitation are shown on this map.

Doppler Radar Map


Doppler radar shows locations of current precipitation.

Graphical Forecast Map


A graphical forecast shows the expected maximum and minimum temperatures using a color scale.

Infrared Satellite Map


Colder objects and surfaces are lighter, and warmer objects are darker. Cold cloud tops are shown using a color scale.

National Weather Hazards


Watches, warnings, and advisories provide an overview of possible weather hazards.


CURRENT WEATHER