They're shown on some weather maps using a brown warm front
symbol with hollow pips, while other maps may show them as troughs.
These scenarios are usually caught by the TAF forecasts, but you can also spot it on the prog charts when your destination has had a lot of cold weather and there are several isobars trailing southward from the warm front
towards the Gulf of Mexico or Atlantic Ocean.
Further information on Warm Front
and for an application form, visit www.
Private company Carillion has a contract to run the Warm Front
scheme in England.
pays grants towards insulation and heating improvements to make qualifying homes more energy-efficient.
The project has helped almost 13,000 households on Teesside cut carbon and lower their fuel bills through grant-funded schemes such as Warm Front
Mr Comer, 69, said: "Iwas given a grant of pounds 2,700 through Warm Front
, but rather than replace my seven radiators they offered me five, and I would still have had to pay an extra pounds 300 to make up the cost.
The National Audit Office (NAO) found 57% of vulnerable households in fuel poverty were ineligible for support from Warm Front
because they did not claim certain benefits.
More than 250,000 people signed up for the Warm Front
scheme last year, including many in Kirklees.
6 million take-up from the Government's Warm Front
Scheme by Sandwell residents.
The National Audit Office said the Warm Front
initiative, which in 2001/02 helped over 300,000 households in the UK with insulation and heating to an average value of pounds 445, could be more effective.
In ignoring these appalling facts, the national broadsheet also neglected an opportunity to pass on a simple piece of advice that could mean the difference between life and death for thousands: people who can't heat their homes adequately should investigate Warm Front
, the Government-backed energy efficiency grant available to eligible households on low incomes.