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Table of contents Main introduction

Introduction to simple observation techniques
  1. Observing clouds
  2. Observing cloud movement
  3. Observing different types of clouds simultaneously
  4. Observing precipitation falling from clouds
  5. Observing clouds from high altitudes
  6. Observing precipitation
  7. Observing sunrises and sunsets
  8. Observing clouds during sunset and sunrise
  9. Observing fog, mist, frost and dew
  10. Observing temperature of the air
  11. Observing humidity or moisture in the air
  12. Observing wind
  13. Observing bush fires and its effects
  14. Observing the effects or aftermath of the weather
Introduction to more advanced observation techniques
  1. The cloud classification system
  2. Clouds as ever-changing systems
  3. Observing clouds with precipitation
  4. Observing thunderstorms
  5. Observing the aftermath of extreme events
  6. Observing tornadoes, dust devils, whirl winds, water spouts and land spouts
  7. Dealing with exaggeration and terminology
  8. Observing pollution, dust, smoke or moisture haze
  9. Observing bush fires and smoke plumes
  10. Observing weather events during the night
Glossary of terms

Please send comments or ideas to the author and editor: Jimmy Deguara More information about hailstorms and forecasts at hailstorm forecasts and more discussion about storms, weather and associated events at extreme storms.

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Updated: 3rd June 2009

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