weather map

noun

Definition of 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 Focusing on the Community Levels map would be like using a weather map from March to determine what to wear today. Bruce Y. Lee, Forbes, 9 Apr. 2022 The weather map on Monday shows unsettled weather in place across much of the northern tier of the nation. Todd Nelson, Star Tribune, 11 Apr. 2021 The weather map on Sunday shows more active weather moving from the Western US into the Central US. Todd Nelson, Star Tribune, 21 Mar. 2021 If a thermal weather map of the country could measure grief, surely there would be a deep purple stain seeping into the rest of the country from New York, Washington, and Shanksville, Pennsylvania. Susanna Schrobsdorff, Time, 11 Sep. 2021 But when a weather map homes in on the city, the hottest spots got up to 102. Washington Post, 5 July 2021 Communities as west as Shawmut and as east as Cochran are also in advisory, according to the weather map. Michael Donohue, The Arizona Republic, 30 June 2021 The weather map on Saturday shows widespread showers and storms in the eastern half of the nation, which could be strong to severe in the Southeastern US with locally heavy rains. Todd Nelson, Star Tribune, 9 Apr. 2021 The weather map on Monday, which shows lingering showers and storms across Florida and areas of rain and snow across parts of the northern tier of the nation. Todd Nelson, Star Tribune, 28 Mar. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of weather map

1871, in the meaning defined above

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Last Updated

23 Apr 2022

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“Weather map.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/weather%20map. Accessed 17 May. 2022.

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