Want to impress your friends and guests with your weather smarts? Here's a handy guide to terms like bombogenesis, adiabatic and cumulonimbus, and why CAPE, shortwaves and positive vorticity advection are so important to forecasters.
Most Recent UV Observation:
This is the latest reading for this area.
- Minimal sun protection required for normal activity
- Wear sunglasses on bright days. If outside for more than one hour, cover up and use sunscreen
- Reflection off snow can nearly double UV strength. Wear sunglasses and apply sunscreen
Expected Max UV Observation:
This is today's expected maximum UV reading, taking today's weather into consideration.
- Protection required - UV damages the skin and can cause sunburn