Weather Facts: Identifying Clouds and Simple Weather Prediction

Use these simple tips to recognize types of clouds, learn how to predict a tornado and craft an easy DIY rain gauge and barometer.



Clouds and Weather
Insects have a tendency to swarm during the pressure drop that precedes rain or a storm.
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The Water Cycle
The Hydraulic Cycle  
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DIY Rain Gauge
Make this simple rain gauge to measure precipitation in your area.
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DIY barometer
Predict storms and other weather changes with this easy-to-make barometer.
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