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NOAA Space Weather Prediction Center: Space Weather Conditions
Geomagnetic storms, solar radiation storms, radiation storms, radio blackouts
Solar and Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) - from NASA
Space Weather Canada

Weather - General Information
American Meteorological Society's Glossary of Meteorology
Browse alphabetically or search. Note: search only works for exact terms or phrases. To find more matches, click their Search Definitions box.
Archive of Hurricane Seasons
Contains comprehensive information on each storm, including a short history, meteorological statistics, casualties and damages, and the post-analysis best track. Weather
Topics include: Fahrenheit and Celsius Scales, Air Pressure and Humidity, Weather Words, Revised Wind Chill Index, Beaufort Wind Scale, Ultraviolet Index: What You Need to Know, What Kind of Cloudy Is It?, Thunderstorms, Lightning, Lightning Deaths, Hurricanes, Costliest Hurricanes in the United States (U.S. Mainland), Retired Hurricane Names, Atlantic Hurricane Names, International Cyclone Definitions, Winter Storms, Winter Weather Across America, Greatest Snowfalls in North America, World and U.S. Extremes of Climate, Record Highest Temperatures by State, Record Lowest Temperatures by State, Monthly State Maximum and Minimum Temperature Extremes, Climate of 100 Selected U.S. Cities, Average Daily Temperatures in Tourist Cities, Worst Weather of the Twentieth Century, Weather and Climate Websites.
How Weather Works
From How Stuff Works. See also their Climate and Weather pages.
National Hurricane Center
Information, news, advisories, and alerts from NOAA National Weather Service. Includes Hurricane Awareness, Historical Hurricane Tracks, Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ), a glossary, lists of acronyms, and names of major storms/cyclones.
National Weather Service (NWS)
Chemical Sciences Laboratory
"[C]onducts atmospheric research to advance the scientific understanding of air quality, climate, and the stratospheric ozone layer." Formerly a division of the Earth System Research Laboratory. From
Global Monitoring Laboratory
"[C]onducts research that addresses three major challenges: greenhouse gas and carbon cycle feedbacks, changes in clouds, aerosols, and surface radiation, and recovery of stratospheric ozone." Formerly a division of the Earth System Research Laboratory. From
Global Systems Laboratory
"[L]eads the design, development, testing, and delivery of accurate and reliable weather forecast system solutions, impacting the economy, industry, public safety, and more." Formerly a division of the Earth System Research Laboratory. From
NOAA Extreme Weather Information Sheets
"PDF versions of the 22 NOAA Extreme Weather Information Sheets are available for coastal sections of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands."
NWS and Partners Publications and Brochures
"Please feel free to download and print any of the following materials. You are also welcome to reprint this material subject to some restrictions." Topics covered go from Air Quality, Children, and Climate to Wildfires, and Winter Storms/Wind Chill. From the National Weather Service.
Physical Sciences Laboratory
"[C]onducts research to improve observations, understanding, modeling and predictions of weather, water and climate extremes, and their related impacts." Formerly a division of the Earth System Research Laboratory. From
The Old Farmer's Almanac: Weather
Includes: Free 2-month Long-Range Weather Forecast, Local 7 Day Weather Forecast, Daily Weather History, Frost Dates, Weather Survival, How to Predict, Weather Reference, Weather Cams, Weather Articles, Weather Forum, Weather E-Cards, Weather Blog, Outdoor Adventure Blog.
The Online Tornado FAQ
Not intended to be a comprehensive guide to tornadoes, but quick-reference summary of tornado knowledge, which will link you to more detailed information if you wish.
Space Weather
"News and information about meteor showers, solar flares, auroras, and near-Earth asteroids."
U.S. Climate Atlas
"These maps are based on the new nClimDiv (New Climate Division) dataset which uses daily observations of temperature and precipitation from over 10,000 stations in the U.S. NCEI scientists are using new methodologies to quality control the daily data, summarize the daily data into monthly values, and creating maps to visualize the information. There are maps for minimum temperature, maximum temperature, and precipitation. There are two types of data that can be displayed; maps for a particular month and year from 1895 to present, or climatology maps. The climatology maps represent average values from 1981 to 2010. These are also known as the "1981-2010 Normals." From National Centers for Environmental Information (NCEI), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). See also their Climate Monitoring page.
U.S. Drought Monitor
"[A] weekly map of drought conditions that is produced jointly by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the National Drought Mitigation Center (NDMC) at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln."
United States Interactive Climate Pages
From 1961 to 1990, graphs will show daily mean maximum and minimum temperatures, and precipitation for select U.S. cities. From the Earth System Research Labotatory and NOAA.
Weather-Related Deaths and Injuries
From the National Safety Council.
"WeatherPlanner gives you a long-range, weather outlook in straightforward, common language so you can, with confidence, factor in weather when planning and anticipating life's special and everyday moments. ...The long-term weather outlook is derived from a proprietary process using algorithms that predict weather trends for the next 365 days based on more than 100 years of historical data...Results are proven, reliable and based on the same technology used by Fortune 500 businesses for more than 60 years."
Why Does the Weather Channel Name Winter Storms?
The World Meteorological Organization (WMO)
Self-described as the United Nations' "authoritative voice on the state and behaviour of the Earth's atmosphere, its interaction with the oceans, the climate it produces and the resulting distribution of water resources." Includes the World Weather Information Service.
Current forecasts and historical weather data (select the place and date, from 1930 to the present).

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