weather map


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

Examples of weather map in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Minnesota weather map Thunderstorms headed to lower Mississippi Valley A front related to the same storm will bring showers and severe thunderstorms to the lower Mississippi Valley by Wednesday evening, the service reported. Anthony Robledo, USA TODAY, 26 Mar. 2024 Colorado weather map Lighting, hail and tornadoes possible along Central Plains Downpours and severe thunderstorms are forecast to reach the Southern Plains and lower Mississippi Valley on Thursday, the weather service reported. Anthony Robledo, USA TODAY, 14 Mar. 2024 Alabama weather map Expect strong winds throughout Ohio Valley, New England Heavy rain and increasingly strong wind gusts will develop over the Ohio Valley to New England by Saturday evening and Sunday, the service reported. Anthony Robledo, USA TODAY, 9 Mar. 2024 New York weather map Flooding threat hits lower Mississippi Valley and central Gulf Coast The lower Mississippi Valley and central Gulf coastal region has been greeted by a series of storm systems and another rainfall event is expected Friday into Saturday, the weather service reported. Anthony Robledo, USA TODAY, 26 Jan. 2024 Inside the rain-snow line The rain-snow line on a weather map is actually a three-dimensional, sloped surface extending through the lowest few thousand feet of atmosphere. Jeff Halverson, Washington Post, 2 Jan. 2024 Analyzing weather maps for recent storms did little to explain the phenomenon. Maddie Bender, Smithsonian Magazine, 22 Nov. 2023 The weather map on Saturday shows a very busy weather map with showers and storms across the Southern US and heavy snow falling in the Mountains. Todd Nelson, Star Tribune, 12 Mar. 2021 The tiered, stadium-style design, surrounded on different walls by video feeds, data about each aircraft, and satellite weather maps, was inspired by NASA control centers, with departments organized into teams who monitor each flight from the big boards. Michael Verdon, Robb Report, 13 Sep. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1871, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of weather map was in 1871

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“Weather map.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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