Weather buoys: Sentinels for hurricane forecasters
Hurricane season starts Sunday. So with that in mind, this week's News Illustrated page in the Sun-Sentinel takes a look at weather buoys, which give us information to predict the weather. Sensors placed on the buoy help scientist measure air temperature, atmospheric pressure, wind speed, wind direction and wave data. These measurements help forecasters predict storms and, in turn, helps us prepare for them.
But weather buoys can also be use for lounging:
Also this Sunday, the Sun-Sentinel is chock-full of hurricane coverage, including our annual hurricane guide. Don't forget to pick it up.POSTED IN: Environment (52), Home (7), Kwency Norman (13), Science (44), Sports (15), Technology (27)