Weather Forecasting

Although accurate, reliable weather forecasting has defied humans for eons, you can perform a crude form of it by learning to recognize multiple clues and patterns.

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A map of high- and low- pressure areas is useful in weather forecasting. Air circulates away from higher-pressure areas in a clockwise direction. Air moving into a low pressure area circulates in a counterclockwise direction.
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