What is it that you can’t ignore and experience every day? If your answer is “weather” then you came to the right place. This course will concentrate on the science behind, the techniques employed, and the observations and analyses used to forecast the weather for Colorado or anywhere. The first hour of class will be a discussion of the current weather and seven-day forecast. During these discussions the necessary science, maps, analyses, computer forecast models, radar, satellites, and of course, clouds will be covered. The second half of class will be a discussion of current weather events and discoveries in the news. El Niño/La Niña, Climate Change, Hurricanes, Blizzards, Heat Waves, Droughts are all topics that can be discussed. Any materials used in class will be provided by the facilitator.
Recommended Reading: Any introduction to weather text.