Weather Words: Meaning Behind the Forecast
By Quincy Vagell on April 25, 2012, 8:30am
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Ever hear the words: seasonable, mild, cool, comfortable in a weather forecast and have to stop and think, what do these words actually mean?
It's a topic that doesn't really have an official set of rules or guidelines. It really is subjective, but when a meteorologist is giving a forecast, the perception is often the most important thing.
Also, when is the higher high enough to call it hot? How about low enough for cold? Read on to see the perspective of one meteorologist of the meaning behind words like: