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Weather-Maker Patterns Glossary (From Arctic Oscillation to Pineapple Express)
Free registration is required to view these fact sheets on the most common hazardous weather events likely to occur in the United States were prepared for online and classroom training of community managers and emergency responders by UCAR's COMET Program.
Each fact sheet includes:
Hazards addressed: coastal floods, dust storms, excessive cold or heat, extratropical cyclones, fire weather, flash or riverine floods, fog, thunderstorms, tornadoes, tropical cyclones, tsunamis, windstorms, winter storms
Weather & Climate Basics for students and educators
Current U.S. Hazards Assessment (NOAA/NWS Climate Prediction Center)
The University Corporation for Atmospheric Research manages the National Center for Atmospheric Research under sponsorship by the National Science Foundation. Any opinions, findings and conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.