What do the colors mean on the weather Channel?

What do the colors mean on the weather Channel?

Areas that are shaded blue are expected to see snow. Purple-shaded locations may see either rain or snow. Areas in pink are expected to see sleet or freezing rain (ice). White arrows denote areas where winds of at least 15 mph are possible Sunday.)

What is pink and purple on radar?

Purple= Extremely heavy rain or hail. Winter Weather Colors. White or Blue= Snow. Pink= Freezing Rain or Sleet or Both. Sometimes snow can show up as yellow or orange as the radar may think it is small hail.

What does orange mean on the radar?

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Orange: heavy rain. Red: very heavy rain or rain and hail. White or blue: snow. Pink: freezing rain or sleet or mix of winter precipitation types. Below are a few sample radar images and color interpretation.

What does orange mean on a radar?

What weather icons mean?

Weather symbols are graphical representations of a range of atmospheric conditions commonly used during meteorological forecasts to display current and predict future weather conditions. It is commonly used in conjunction with a synoptic weather map but can be displayed separately as well.

What do all the symbols on a weather map mean?

One of the main symbols on a weather map include a wind barb to display the wind speed and direction. Other symbols include colored lines to designate warm or cold air fronts, isobars for air pressure, and symbols for cloud types.

What direction do storm tracks go?

The principal cyclone tracks lie over the oceans, regularly traversing to the east of both mountain barriers and continental coastlines.

What is a normal storm track?

Storm tracks are the relatively narrow zones in seas and oceans where storms travel driven by the prevailing winds.

What does blue on radar mean?


What does 2 white lines under a cloud mean?

Well, the cloud with the two horizontal lines under it means it’s going to be foggy. If you drive to work, then allow more time for your journey, use fog lights when appropriate and pay extra attention on the road. If you see a wavy, inverted pyramid it means there’s going to be a tornado.