Weather Data & Safety Information Links

Thanks for visiting our links page! You’ll find a plethora of good information here that we hope is useful to you. 

Please keep in mind that only NOAA weather radio, your local National Weather Service office, or reliable media are the best sources of important, timely, and potentially life-saving weather information, watches, and warnings! None of the links on this page should be used for life-&-death decisions or the protection of property!

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WEATHER  DATA

National Weather Service Homepage

National Weather Service Weather Prediction Center

Real-Time Weather Data

Storm Observer’s Forecasting Links

Ohio State Weather Server

Storm Prediction Center Mesoscale Analysis

NOAA Nat’l Weather Service Enhanced Data Display (Experimental)

NCEP Model Analysis and Guidance

COD Numerical Model Data

Pivotal Weather Models and Data

Twister Data.com

Penn State Electronic Map Wall

High-Resolution Rapid Refresh (HRRR) Model Data

Rapid Refresh Forecast Model (RAP)

SPC Short Range Ensemble Forecast (SREF) Products

Storm Machine Forecast Soundings

Interactive Global Geostationary Weather Satellite Images

Geostationary Satellite Images (Univ. of WI)

Oklahoma Mesonet

Iowa Environmental Mesonet

MesoWest Data

National Weather Service User Defined Area Forecast (Experimental Product)

NOAA Climate Services

NOAA Climate Prediction Center

NOAA National Climactic Data Center

NOAA Office of Satellite and Product Operations

Storm Prediction Center

National Hurricane Center

Tropical Atlantic

Tropical Cyclone Guidance (Univ. at Albany)

National Data Buoy Center

NCAR Tropical Cyclone Guidance Project

Space Weather Prediction Center

INTERNATIONAL  WEATHER

World Weather Information Service

Environment Canada

Icelandic Meteorological Office

Norwegian Meteorological Institute

Swedish Meteorological & Hydrological Institute

Deutscher Wetterdienst (Germany)

Meteo France

Met Office UK

Met Éireann: The Irish Meteorological Service Online

RadarEU: European Radar Mosaic

Hydrometeorological Centre of Russia

South African Weather Service

Japan Meteorological Agency

China Meteorological Administration

India Meteorological Department

Australian Bureau of Meteorology

Meteorological Service of New Zealand (MetService)

Servicio Meterologico Nacional

ARCHIVAL WEATHER DATA

NOAA Central Library U.S Daily Weather Maps Project

NOAA NWS Service Assessments Archive

Storm Prediction Center Severe Weather Events Archive

NOAA U.S. Environment Tornado Browser

SAFETY & EDUCATIONAL  INFORMATION

Tornadoes, Lightning, & Thunderstorms: Nature’s Most Violent Storms (PDF file)

Tornado Safety Rules from the Storm Prediction Center

Highway Overpasses As Tornado Shelters (Slide Presentation)

The Online Tornado FAQ

Facts About Derechos

American Red Cross Severe Weather Safety Information

Flash Flooding: Turn Around, Don’t Drown

Winter Weather Safety and Awareness

Winter Storms: The Deceptive Killers

National Weather Service Wind Chill Chart

Heat: A Major Killer

Summer Weather Safety & Survival: The Heat Index

Ultra Violet (UV) Radiation Awareness & Safety Info

World Health Organization: UV & Sun Protection

National Weather Service Website Legend, Definitions, Safety, & Preparedness Info

NOAA Hurricane Preparedness

CDC Hurricane Preparedness

Tsunami.gov

NOAA Weather Radio

Interactive NOAA Weather Radio Coverage Map

Ready.gov Basic Disaster Supply Kit Info

The Weather Channel: Prepare Your Pets For Emergencies

Dual-Polarization Radar Training for NWS Partners

Climate Modeling 101

CITIZEN SCIENCE

SciStarter Citizen Science

Citizen Science Alliance

CoCoRaHS: Community Collaborative Rainfall, Hail, & Snowfall Network. “Volunteers working together to measure precipitation across the nations.”

mPING: “Weather radars cannot “see” at the ground, so mPING reports are used by the NOAA National Weather Service to fine-tune their forecasts. NSSL uses the data in a variety of ways, including to develop new radar and forecasting technologies and techniques.” The mPING app is FREE and available for both iOS and Android.

USA National Phenology Network

Citizen Science at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology

Citizen Science at the National Wildlife Federation

GENERAL  SCIENCE, ASTRONOMY, & GEOSCIENCES

Weatherwise Magazine

Science Magazine

Scientific American

Nature

Phys.Org

redOrbit

New Scientist

BMC Evolutionary Biology

The Panda’s Thumb

Darwin Online

Kirsten Sanford’s The Bird’s Brain

This Week In Science

Citizen Science (SciStarter)

National Center for Science Education

Science News

American Geosciences Institute

NASA’s Global Climate Change

NASA”s Earth Observatory

NASA Goddard Photo and Video Flickr Site

NASA Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (NPP)

365 Days Of Astronomy

Phases Of The Moon

NOAA Solar Position Calendar

NOAA Tide Predictions for the USA, Pacific, & Caribbean Islands

World Wide Tide & Current Predictor

National Weather Center: Norman, OK

World Meteorological Organization

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

Climate Central

Surface Ocean CO2 Atlas

MISCELLANEOUS SCIENCE LINKS

Official NIST USA time

Sunrise and Sunset Data (U.S. Navy)

World Time Zones

Fahrenheit to Celsius Converter

Metric Conversion Charts and Conversions

Periodic Table of Elements

Dynamic Periodic Table

The Internet Database of Periodic Tables

Physics.org – Your Guide To Physics On The Web

Online Physics Information (PDF Files)

SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS

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