Distribution of Foggy Weather around the U.S.
Fog can be a significant forecast problem:
QUESTIONS FOR THOUGHT:
1. Explain why icebergs are frequently surrounded by fog.
2. During a summer visit to New Orleans, you stay in an air-conditioned motel. One afternoon, you put on your sunglasses, step outside, and within no time your glasses are "fogged up." Explain what has apparently caused this.
3. A January snowfall covers central Arkansas with 5 inches of snow. The following day, a south wind brings heavy fog to this region. Explain what has apparently happened.