Reading Surface Charts

You’ve seen them on TV, and they form the foundation of many forecasts. So, let’s find out how to actually read those surface charts and discover what they can tell us.

Last month, we discussed upper-air charts and how they shed light on your flight plans. Now, let’s talk about surface charts. In the May 2021 issue we covered a little bit about surface charts, but focused mostly on how to read the station plots—the little groups of data found at each city. It’s time for […]
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