prognostic chart

prognostic chart

[präg′näs·tik ¦chärt]
(meteorology)
A chart showing, principally, the expected pressure pattern (or height pattern) of a given synoptic chart at a specified future time; usually, positions of fronts are also included, and the forecast values of other meteorological elements may be superimposed.

prognostic chart

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A forecast of a specified meteorological element(s) for a specified time or period and a specified surface or portion of airspace, depicted graphically on a chart (ICAO).
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My trip started in earnest two days before my planned departure, with a check of the 48-hour prognostic chart, reproduced below.
The first product is included on a pressure and weather prognostic chart (http:// www.hpc.ncep.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/get_basicwx.cgi) and the second is a Quantitative Precipitation Forecast or QPF (http://www.hpc.ncep.noaa.gov/qpf/qpfloop.html).
Fronts show up clearly on prognostic charts and are just beneath lows in terms of weathermaking.
Whitetails are born with the ability to detect pressure and other general weather conditions, and they prepare and protect themselves when they "know" bad weather is coming their way Man, on the other hand, must monitor pressure changes, weather systems, temperature fluctuations, wind speeds, prognostic charts, wind gradient maps, temperature inversions, cloud types, etc, all through the use of the Internet or other weather-related tools.
Prognostic charts ("progs") rank among the most used weather charts in aviation.
Switch over to the prognostic charts and look at the actual placement of the high pressure and low pressure systems.