Weather Information

Updated May 27, 2019


CNN Weather - weather for 10,000 worldwide cities

Fire Weather Predictions - USDA Forest Service - Pacific Northwest: daily forecasts out to 10-15 days, extended (30 days) and for seasons (90 days)

Hurricanes, Go To

Lightning, Understanding It - During every minute of every day, roughly 1,800 thunderstorms creating lightning somewhere on Earth. Though the chances of being struck by lightning are estimated at 1 in 600,000, these huge electrical sparks are one of the leading causes of weather-related deaths in the USA each year. USA Today's lightning science and safety; many links to additional data.

National Lightning Institute - death statistics from lightning, safety precautions, hazard mitigation and personal safety and lots of miscellaneous files

National Operational Hydrologic Remote Sensing Center
(NOHRSC) - maps of snow cover and snow/water equivalents for the US during snow season. Satellite images, temperature maps and hydrologic models available in near real-time.

National Severe Storms Laboratory (NSSL) - one of NOAA's internationally known research laboratories, leading the way in investigations of all aspects of severe weather. Headquartered in Norman, OK, staff researches tornadoes, thunderstorms, damaging winds, lightning, hail, winter weather and flooding.

National Weather Service - from NOAA. NATIONAL - weather warnings, forecasts, current conditions, weather maps, marine weather extended forecasts. INTERNATIONAL current conditions, weather maps, space environment
National Weather Service Regions
Pacific Region - Hawaii, Guam and independent island countries in free association with the U.S.

Central Region - Colorado, Illinois Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Wyoming

Western Region - Arizona, California, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington

Alaska Region

Eastern Region - Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Rhode Island, Maryland, New Jersey, District of Columbia, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Vermont, Ohio, Pennsylvania North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia

Southern Region - Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Puerto Rico, Tennessee, Texas
National Weather Service:
Aviation Weather - Current conditions in METAR code form. Forecasts in TAF code form. Access to observations produced during the previous 24 hours.

Clickable US map of current conditions

Climate Prediction Center U.S. threats assessment, drought assessment, ENSO, hurricane outlook, seasonal outlook

Marine Weather - Marine forecasts and outlooks for U.S. Coastal areas and Great Lakes. Offshore and high seas forecasts for the Atlantic, Pacific, and Gulf of Mexico.

National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) - extraordinary resource!

Radar Graphics and Data

Ski Weather - snow conditions and mountain-specific weather reports directly from the National Weather Service.

US National Warnings - updated every 60 seconds with warnings for tornadoes, flash floods, floods, severe thunderstorm, hurricanes and winter weather

Weather Charts

Tornadoes, Go To

UM Weather USA Weather - University of Michigan's Weather USA. This menu provides access to dozens of weather products specific to each of the fifty United States -- conditions, forecasts, warnings, radar, climate information, satellite photos, and much more.

UM Weather: WeatherSites - 380 North American weather sites - just plain BIG!

USA Today Weather - Forecasts and weather news for the U.S. and the world. Also has primers on hurricanes, tornadoes, flooding and general weather information in lay terms. UV index.

Weather Channel Online

Weather Dude - Educational weather page for kids, parents and teachers from KSTW-TV weather forecaster Nick Walker.

Yahoo Weather


Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society (AMOS)

Australian Weather by City - interactive map with forecasts

Bureau of Meteorology

Climate Information - maps, extremes and averages, climate ahead, Australian maps, global maps

Current Satellite Images

Weather and Flood Information - by state

Weather Warnings - by state

Fishinternet Australia - weather charts of Australia, ocean conditions, forecasts & observations, tide times, Sun and Moon

Long Paddock (The) - Climate information as it pertains to agriculture in Australia

National Weather Service - from NOAA. NATIONAL - weather warnings, forecasts, current conditions, weather maps, marine weather extended forecasts. INTERNATIONAL current conditions, weather maps, space environment

Canada's Weather - searchable by zip code or city

Canada Weather - regional forecasts, advisories, conditions, and reports for each of the Canadian
provinces and territories

Environment Canada - Weather Office provides current conditions, 5 day forecasts, and satellite images for cities across Canada, and the World


BBC Weather Centre - UK weather current and forecasts

UK Metro Office

International Weather - NOAA, for the past 24 hours listed by country

International Weather - Yahoo, searchable by zip code or city

International Weather - WMO, listed by country

Weather Underground - Find the weather for any city, state or zipcode, or country

Worldwide Weather Information - by country

Yahoo Weather - by country


American Meteorological Society

NOAA Weather Radio - frequencies and stations

Skywarn - goal of the National Weather Service (NWS) is to protect lives and property through timely watches and warnings, and the SKYWARN program is an essential part of achieving this goal. Learn how to become a weather spotter.

Space Weather - The NASA Space Weather Bureau: Daily monitoring of solar flares, geomagnetic storms, Earth's aurora, and all forms of space weather, interactions between the sun and Earth, and forcasts of solar flares, magnetic storms and other space-related phemomena.