Weather Links

Weather Centers

National Weather Service Office – Albany, NY

Storm Prediction Center – for severe thunderstorms and tornadoes

National Hurricane Center

CIMSS Tropical Cyclones – global tropical cyclone page (Univ. of Wisc.)

Department of Atmospheric Science, University at Albany

Weather Pages

Weather Underground – comprehensive weather page

WeatherSpark – look up weather averages (climate) for locations world wide

National Center for Atmospheric Research – Real-time weather data

Weather Prediction Center – forecasts of snow and ice probabilities and accumulations

Hydrometeorological Prediction Center – current and forecast surface maps

The Weather Channel – aargh!!! if you must…..


Albany Radar Loop

Northeastern US Radar Loop

Intellicast National Radar Loop

UCAR Radar – radars from past 5 days


High Resolution Satellite Images – High resolution local US satellite images

NASA Interactive Global Satellite Images

Global Satellite Composites

NASA Ramsdis Satellites – more detailed than the above NASA site

Upper Air and Sounding Data

Atmospheric Soundings – data from weather balloons

Other Atmospheric Data

Observed Precipitation and Snowfall (NWS)

Northeastern US Snowfall – map of daily snowfall totals and snowcover

US Snowfall Maps

Coastal Water Temperatures

Weather Forecast Models

National Center for Environmental Prediction (NCEP)

Penn State Model Page (e-wall) – comprehensive model page with hi-res model

ECMWF – European model on Weather Underground

Statistical models (MOS)

Stony Brook High Resolution Northeast Model

Canadian Model

NCEP model time-series

Forecast Soundings

Climate and Global Warming

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) – scientific authority on global warming

Climate Prediction Center (CPC) – NOAA’s US climate page

National Climatic Data Center – Archive of US climate data

NOAA U.S. Temperature and Precipitation Maps

NASA Global Temperature Monitoring

National Snow and Ice Data Center – monitor of Arctic Sea Ice

El Nino – CPC’s El Nino page

Historic Events Weather Map Archives

NOAA Weather Map Project – must download djvu plug-in (upper left corner)

NCDC Storm Events

Storm Prediction Center Archives – maps related to historic tornadoes, etc.

Climate Diagnostics Center (CDC) – map plotting page

UCAR Map Archives – satellite, radar and surface map archives