Monday, November 17, 2014

What's the weather like out there?

Part of the aviation weather map - click to enlarge
  What's the weather like where Aunt Elsie lives?  First you need to know a bit of geography and find the airport that's linked to the NOAA weather service.  And, you need to find it on the map, State, City or Town and the location.  Look it up in a place like Google Maps and make a mental note then go to:
and find a reporting station in that general area.  When you find some place close you can click on one of the dots for a very detailed report, or you can "hover" your mouse over the dot for a quick glance.  The detailed report looks like this:
Click to enlarge

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