Atmospheric pressure, high and low pressure centers, and the
pressure gradient force.
Characteristics of air masses that commonly influence weather in the
U.S. and how to identify them on weather maps.
Precipitation Along Fronts
The development of precipitation along warm fronts and cold fronts.
Anatomy of midlatitude cyclones and how
to identify them on weather maps.
Coordinated Universal Time (UTC)
Converting back and forth between local
time and UTC.
Surface Observation Symbols
Interpreting meteorological data from observation
symbols displayed on weather maps.
Current Weather Symbols
Interpreting common weather symbols found on
Influences of cloud cover, wind, snow cover and advection
on forecasting temperatures.
Useful indicators for predicting
the development of precipitation.