Here are some links to content about weather and weather forecasting that are informative and interesting. The links are not organized by topic. The most recent link added is at the top. —
Philadelphia Forecast Discussion – Our local National Weather Service Office discussions on the weather. These are true meteorologists.
National Extended Forecast Discussion– Extended range discussion of models and uncertainties. A useful overview.
Weather Model Data (College of DuPage) – The best site on the web for model data.
Learning Weather from Penn State University
Probabilistic Forecasting Primer— Explains categorical forecasts and probability based forecasting
National Weather Service Forecasting Terminology— Explains what “considerable cloudiness” and other forecast terms mean.
Weather Model Encyclopedia – highly detailed, authoritative information about weather models. This site is a treasure and from MetEd. added 07-29-21
Excellent Overview of Numerical Weather Prediction– highly recommended read (power point)
Old (2002) but highly informative presentation about weather modeling (power point format)
Learning about weather forecasting- weather prediction education
Incredible free Basic Courses on Weather Forecasting- NOAA’s “Jetstream“
Cyclogenesis associated with right and left entrance/exit regions of a jet streak
Types of Cyclogenesis
Right Entrance Region
Used interchangably with Right Rear Quadrant; the area upstream from and to the right of an upper-level jet max (as would be viewed looking along the direction of flow). Upward motion and severe thunderstorm potential sometimes are increased in this area relative to the wind speed maximum.
Jet Stream Concepts: Upper Level Divergence-Difluence explained (originally from noaa.gov)
A method of determining Precipitation types (Bourgouin positive/negative energy)
Interesting power point presentation on weather/climate modeling and its limitations
“Comet” Meteorology courses from www.ucar.edu (free)
How to install and compile WGRIB2 on a Mac (used for manipulation of weather data grib2 files)
Meteorology Glossary from the AMS
National Weather Service (PHL) Mt, Holly NJ
Understanding SKEW-T diagrams