Advanced Weather Links
Compiled by KeystoneStateWx of Eastern US Weather Forums

http://www.nco.ncep.noaa.gov/
(NCEP Central Operations; the standard model site used by many; especially good for viewing 850MB. thermal gradients and 500MB. vorticity on the GFS)

http://weather.cod.edu/forecast/
(meteorological models: Nexlab College of Dupage; GFS/NAM/EURO graphics in color)

http://www.wxcaster.com/models_main.htm
(Earl Barker's model page; comprehensive model data including GFS/NAM; severe wx. parameters such as Craven's severe weather index are useful)

http://www.coolwx.com/ptype/
(NCEP GFS and NAM by hour with sounding data; click any state and then choose a town/city)

http://www.weatheroffice.gc.ca/model_forecast/global_e.html
(Canadian 6 day model; color optional)

http://www.ecmwf.int/products/forecasts/d/...2712!!/
(Euro model)

http://vortex.plymouth.edu/
(Plymouth State Weather Center; nice maps of current weather and current synoptic setups including positioning of frontal systems)

http://raleighwx.easternuswx.com/models/gfsensemble.html
(GFS ensembles)

http://www.spc.noaa.gov/sfctest/
(Storm Prediction Center mesoanalysis page; view SLP and severe weather parameters including CAPE, LI, winds aloft, and lapse rates in helping to forecast/analyze severe weather)

http://maps.fsl.noaa.gov/
(link to the developmental RUC; especially useful during severe wx. season with vertical velocities, helicity values, and MUCAPE painted in color; easy to read maps)

http://www.met.utah.edu/mesowest/
(MesoWest Data; this site is awesome; you can click on any of the 48 mainland states and view current observations and also recent local data such as 1-hour precipitation amounts and the most recent daily high temperature)

http://www.goes.noaa.gov/
(infrared, satellite, and water vapor imagery; you can view a portion of the United States or portions of the Atlantic and/or Pacific Oceans; the ocean view is useful during tropical season)

http://www.weather.gov/organization.php
(NOAA site; contains a listing state-by-state of the NWS offices in the United States)

http://www.hpc.ncep.noaa.gov/html/fcsttxt.html#shortrange
(Hydrometeorological Prediction Center; contains maps with front/SLP and has short and medium range forecast discussions)

http://weather.cod.edu/analysis/analysis.sound.html
(Weather Analysis Page; has a map where you can click a specific city for a sounding; useful during severe wx.)

http://www.wright-weather.com/
(Wright weather; contains current observations, radars, etc.)
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http://seaboard.ndbc.noaa.gov/station_page.php?station=44009
(National Data Buoy Center)

http://www.nodc.noaa.gov/dsdt/wtg12.html
(National Oceanographic Data Center; contains current coastal water temperatures by region and individual location)

http://www.wunderground.com/radar/mosaic.asp
(Weather Underground; site often used for radar images)

http://www.cdc.noaa.gov/USclimate/USclimdivs.html
(US Climate Division Dataset Mapping Page; useful for developing seasonal forecasts and viewing analogs)

http://www.arl.noaa.gov/ready/cmet.html
(site from NOAA; click anywhere in the world to see model graphics)

http://www.spc.noaa.gov/climo/online/rda/
(Storm Prediction Center; click a radar area site to see many years worth of wind/hail/tornado reports county by county; covers 1980-2006 for most areas)40

http://wwwt.emc.ncep.noaa.gov/mmb/mmbpll/cent4km/v2/
(site offered by NCEP; shows WRF precipitation graphics and simulated radar reflectivities)

http://www4.ncdc.noaa.gov/cgi-win/wwcgi.dll?wwevent~storms
(NCDC storm events; custom choose a state and weather parameter such as hail or tornado to view occurrences by state)

http://www.swpc.noaa.gov/SolarCycle/
(Solar Cycle progression and prediction; can view graphs with recent solar activity and view forecast solar activity in the years to come; it is theorized that increased solar activity may be one factor that correlates with enhanced potential for colder/snowier winters)

http://euler.atmos.colostate.edu/~vigh/guidance/
(Colorado State University link; Tropical Cyclone Model Guidance; very useful during tropical season)

http://www.cdc.noaa.gov/HistData/
(Earth System Research Laboratory; Atmospheric Variables Plotting Page; useful in creating seasonal forecasts)

http://www.spc.noaa.gov/misc/SPC_Prob_Conv...e_20060214.html
(SPC DAY 1, 2, and 3 Convective Outlooks information; contains probability tables showing how SPC derives slight, moderate, and high risk categorical outlooks, etc.)

http://www.aninoquisi.com/live_lightning.htm
(Live Lightning Data; click a region)

http://www.emc.ncep.noaa.gov/mmb/namsvrfcst/
(NCEP NAM Convective Forecasting Page; includes the hard-to-find forecasted mid-level lapse rates useful in predicting severe weather)

http://www.teaching-english-in-japan.net/conversion/celsius
(convert Celsius to Fahrenheit)

http://www.stormreports.org/
(Storm Report; very nice severe weather site)

http://www.nohrsc.noaa.gov/
(NOHRSC; includes current snow cover data in the US)
http://www.theweatherprediction.com/
(contains a basic weather glossary)

http://www.ndbc.noaa.gov/to_station.shtml
(National Buoy Data Center; offers users the options of viewing obs. from a particular buoy)

http://www.footsforecast.net/
(Foot's forecast; interesting blog site centered on winter weather/big snowstorms; some tropical weather)

http://www.nws.noaa.gov/mdl/synop/products.shtml
(current NWS MOS forecast products)

http://www.srh.weather.gov/srh/jetstream/index.htm
(site for learning more about weather)

http://members.aol.com/Rosendalhe/pressure.htm
(Pressure and Density in the Atmosphere and Ocean)

http://www.atmos.washington.edu/~ovens/loops/
(University of Washington weather graphics loops)

http://www.onsite1.com/Live_Lightning.shtml
(lightning detectors from N/E US. cities)

http://www.tornadochaser.net/hallam.html
(information about the Hallam, Nebraska tornado; one of the widest tornadoes ever observed)

http://www.crh.noaa.gov/dtx/afdterms.php
(contains a weather glossary)

http://www.erh.noaa.gov/ctp/
(NWS State College; contains a link to graphical forecast images with forecast percentage of cloud cover etc.)

http://nws.met.psu.edu/index.jsp
(Penn State University Collaborative Research and Weather Data; includes storm reports of rain/snow from Pennsylvania)

http://moe.met.fsu.edu/newx/
(N/E US. Weather Page; good links concerning N/E US weather)

http://www.netweather.tv/index.cgi?action=...ts;type=jmarain
(Weather Charts and Data; UK and worldwide)

http://cirrus.sprl.umich.edu/wxnet/servers.html
(University of Michigan; contains a list of weather web sites)

http://www.pgjr.alpine.k12.ut.us/science/james/media.html
(links with climate data; especially useful for the intermountain west; daily rain/snowfall reports)

http://www.umanitoba.ca/faculties/environm...info.html#model
(the University of Michigan Weather Central Information Page; a variety of useful weather links)

http://www.ushistory.org/philadelphia/timeline/1888.htm
(link with information about the 1888 March blizzard; focuses on Philadelphia and some other data)

http://www.climate.weatheroffice.ec.gc.ca/...ls/index_e.html
(Canadian climate normals 1971-2000)

http://www.accuweather.com/news-bloggers.a...ner=accuweather
(accu-weather site; includes free blogs)

http://www.erh.noaa.gov/
(National Weather Service; Eastern Region Headquarters)

http://www.mesonet.org/
(Oklahoma Mesonet; shows weather conditions including temperature and wind direction county by county in Oklahoma; useful during severe weather season)

http://climate.psu.edu/data/mesonet/current.php
(Penn State University site; Real Time Data Analysis Center of the Pennsylvania Hourly Mesonet)

http://www.fi.edu/weather/data2/index.html
(Philadelphia Weather Data; 1872-2001)

http://www.erh.noaa.gov/er/phi/current.html
(NWS Mount Holly)

http://bangladeshtornadoes.org/UScases.html
(Historical Tornado Cases for the United States)

http://avc.comm.nsdl.org/cgi-bin/wiki_prin...Weather_Indices
(Atmospheric Visualization Collection)

http://www.wgal.com/index.html
(link with Super Doppler 8; contains live radar for central PA.)

http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/wrh/forecastoffice_tab.php
(NWS site; click any office)

http://www.cgd.ucar.edu/cas/catalog/climin....4_indices.html
(Nino Indices 1950-1999)

http://wintercast.tripod.com/
(Berks wintercast; interesting site for winter weather in eastern PA.)

http://rrsignal.com/stormvue.html
(live lightning data for the Mid-Atlantic region)

http://www.erh.noaa.gov/er/cae/svrwx/hail.htm
(information about hail from the NWS Columbia, SC)

http://www.nynjpaweather.com/
(NY/NJ/PA weather)

http://www.usatoday.com/weather/wstdatmo.htm
(standard atmosphere tables)