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Concluding Remarks

Well that about wraps it up for this guide.  I hope that it has been of some use to you and that you've learnt something from it!  Remember though...it's a guide!  You can never categorise weather into sections and say "unless it falls within these boundaries it won't happen" - sure it might be the case a lot of the time, but it's not always the case!  And that is a big thing that I've tried to demonstrate in this guide, especially in part four!

I also hope that it has given you a better idea on things such as LI and shear, and they're no longer numbers...but something meaningful too (as in a physical understanding of what they really mean).

I really encourage you to look at some of the storm days you've remembered.  I've got links throughout this guide...also have them in the acknowledgements.  Going through and seeing how a storm day worked or what made it special from another can really teach you a lot!  It'll help you gain additional experience too.  I actually learnt a lot myself just by going back through events I'd never looked at in detail from doing this guide!  There is ALWAYS something to learn, you can never learn it all!

Remember...instinct and experience will help you more than any of this guide can.  Effectively all this guide has been is what I've learnt in my experience...little has come from textbooks and the like.  I'm not trying to make myself sound good - I'm just trying to point out that to really learn weather, you can't just read books (or even just look at this guide).  You need to experience it!

Good luck and all the best with your storms!  Feel free to email me with any questions or thoughts on or about this guide!