A frontal-analysis numerical-scoring system employed by the Air Weather Service to obtain a more uniform frontal analysis by different forecasters working with identical data is outlined., Although the system is not a substitute for meteorological knowledge and professional experience, it serves as a means to assure the habit of adequate consideration of all factors involved in frontal analysis.

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* Published with permission of the Air Weather Service. However, conclusions and opinions are solely those of the author.