Conversation about the weather is the last refuge of the unimaginative.
Yes, yes, let’s talk about the weather.
—W. S. Gilbert, The Pirates of Penzance, or the Slave of Duty
Even if you’re not called upon to re-create extreme climate conditions, even a casual glance out the window demonstrates that meteorological phenomena are always in play: A breeze is blowing in the trees, or water and particulates in the air are changing the appearance of buildings and the land closest to the horizon.
This chapter offers methods to create natural elements such as particulates and wind effects, as well ...