Like to Know More About Weather?
Here are the most useful and interesting weather sites I've found (so far). Come back occasionally to see what'sbeen added.
Official and Semi-Official Sites
The major entry pages for US weather and weather emergencies.
National Weather Service Home Page
The place to start for weather information.
Links to local National Weather Service Offices. Find yours and bookmark it.
NOAA Storm Reports
Almost real time reports of severe storms from on the groundobservers.
Hydrologic Information Center
The place to go for up to date flood information.
National Hurricane Center Website Home and Charts
Current information on hurricanes. Download a chart and doyour own tracking.
National Hurricane Center Archives Site
Resource site for comprehensive information on previous hurricanes.
Storm Prediction Center
The nerve center for study and prediction of severe thunderstorms, including tornadoes, other strong winds,and hail.
CWOP - Citizen Weather Observer ProgramWant to contribute to America's weather observation, recording and forecasting effort? All you need is a weather station, a computer,and membership of CWOP. Click above to find out more.
Severe And Extreme Weather
These pages contain detailed information on the moresevere and dangerous types of weather
Frequently Asked Questions About Tornadoes
Very informative article about tornadoes from the Storm Prediction Center.
Questions (and Answers) About Derechos
Comprehensive information about these poorly understooddestructive winds.
Winter Storm Resource Centre - Understanding Winter Storms
Information source about the many forms of winter storms.
NOOA Heat Wave Pages
Very useful treatment of the causes and dangers of heat waves.
The Best of General Weather
NOOA Photo Library
Huge collection of photos covering all of NOAA's sections. The weathercategory includes both current and historical material. Bookmark itand be prepared for a long stay.
Entertaining and informative site about those guys who flyplanes into hurricanes.
The Weather Doctor
Packed with articles about weather by an ex meteorologist. Well written and entertaining.
WW2010 (The Weather World 2010 Project)
Educational site covering many aspects of weather and meteorology.
Click Here For Your Free 20 Page Report on Solving
the Most Common Weather Station Problems
Home Weather Stations Online
Part of the WeatherUSA network, this site includes links to homeweather stations, lightning detectors and weathercams.
Are You Ready? An In-depth Guide to Citizen Preparedness
FEMA publication with important advice about what to do if facedby an emergency, including those resulting from severe weather.
American Meteorological Society Glossary
An extremely comprehensive glossary of the terms used in describingand understanding weather
Useful glossary from Weather.com. Not as comprehensive as the onelisted above, but easier to navigate.
The forums below are all well run and cover all aspectsof weather.
WeatherMatrix: Weather Forums
Weather-Watch.com - Forum
Your year round weather community
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Last update 05/28/2011