Climate change is altering the way we live our lives. In the future it will become more important for us to pay attention to the changes in weather patterns. Growing food, health and illness, and economic security all depend on predictable weather patterns.
There are a variety of ways we gather weather data to help us predict local and global weather patterns. In addition to tools and instruments, we also rely on people to collect this data. Some of these people include pilots that fly into clouds and storms to collect vital data that will help make weather predicting more accurate.
Scientists are always looking for new and better ways to predict dangerous weather events such as tornadoes. As scientists learn more, they develop better tools and instruments to help us recognize weather conditions that are favorable for storm formation. Scientists are now using highly accurate radar that measures wind in the upper atmosphere to predict tornadoes with better accuracy.
Controlling the weather has been a popular idea in books and movies. More people are trying to see if one day it will be possible to control the weather on a larger scale; however, humans are already unintentionally controlling the weather through human actions. These human actions are changing the climate, and thus changing everything from food growth to disease.