Mountain weather is subject to rapid changes and extreme conditions. From sudden drops in temperature and changes in visibility to rapid intensification of storms and wind, forecasting weather for the high terrain of the United States can be challenging. In this program we’ll discuss the basics of building a forecast for alpine zones across the country and what you can do to stay safe while venturing into these beautiful and forbidding places.
Grade Range: 6-8
Curriculum: STEM, Science
Tags: meteorology, STEM, science, weather, earth science