weather map


Definition of weather map

: a map or chart showing the principal meteorological elements at a given hour and over an extended region

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Baer, noting the rainstorm outside, joked that Trump’s weather maps may now include Colorado. Justin Wingerter, The Denver Post, "Hickenlooper trades presidential primary stage for Durango library," 7 Sep. 2019 During the day, Trump tweeted out old weather maps that also showed Alabama may have been vulnerable to the the fringes of the storm. John Fritze, USA TODAY, "White House aide says he briefed Trump about Alabama and Hurricane Dorian," 5 Sep. 2019 Behold: High temperatures created a screaming skull on France’s weather map. Catherine Kim, Vox, "Vox Sentences: Cocaine plane detained in Spain," 28 June 2019 At age 6, Lewis surprised his parents by asking for a subscription to the New York City Daily Weather Map, a single printed sheet with a U.S. weather map. James R. Hagerty, WSJ, "Lewis Cullman Struck It Rich With Calendars and Pursued Philanthropy With Zeal," 14 June 2019 Sending a similarly loud (and colorful!) message were the sharp talons at Chromat, which tied into the show's efforts to raise awareness about climate change with weather map and oil slick-inspired prints by Lady Fancy Nails. Lauren Valenti, Vogue, "7 Beauty Trends That Ruled the New York Runways This Weekend," 11 Feb. 2019 That allowed him to identify developing droughts on weather maps without needing to know local soil moisture conditions. John Fialka, Scientific American, "A Wyoming Reservation Shows the New Face of Drought," 6 June 2018 Today, pilots pick up weather maps produced around 4am, and then rely on them for the entire duration of a day long, long-distance international flight, or several short-haul hops. Jack Stewart, WIRED, "The Surprisingly Simple iPad Apps Pilots Use to Make Your Flight Better," 26 Apr. 2018 Monday there is a storm on the weather map off the mid-Atlantic coast. Hartford Courant,, "More Snow Expected Monday Night," 11 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of weather map

1871, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of weather map

: a map that shows what the current weather in an area is and what the weather in that area will be in the coming hours or days

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