Other Weather Resources

Other Weather Resources

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NASA Global Climate Change

Global Investigative Journalism Network: Journalists Need to Start Taking the Climate Crisis Seriously

World Meteorological Organization

JournoResource: Disaster and Recovery Research
From Harvard’s Shorenstein Center.

Air Weather Association


OTHER WEATHER SITES

RJI: A Checklist Can Minimize Risks of Journalists Covering Natural Disasters

RTDNA: Seven Ways to Improve your Weathercast
This is a Wikipedia list so double-check everything.

Reporting on Climate Adaptation
Features an extensive resource database and series of backgrounders to help improve coverage of society’s preparation for the impacts of climate change.

World Climate Service
For information regarding long lead weather and climate forecasting.

NASA Global Climate Change

Covering Extreme Weather: What to Avoid and How to Get It Right
Tip sheet from Journalist’s Resource at Harvard.

National Climatic Data Center

World Meteorological Organization

American Meteorological Society
Research, announcements, news releases, etc.

The Old Farmer’s Almanac Weather History
From this page you can find out what the weather was like for any of 1,500 locations around the United States or Canada on any date from 1994 to the present.

iMapWeather
A great interactive map for tracking storms.

Washington Post: The Climate Agenda

JournoResource: Disaster and Recovery Research
From Harvard’s Shorenstein Center.

Mayo Clinic: Heat Stroke

Cloud Atlas
Cloud classification, pictures, etc.

WeatherBug Hurricane Watcher

Emergencyemail.org
A great site; you can sign up for national emergency alerts or sign up for state, county, local alerts.

WeatherUnderground
Full of weather facts, forecasts, links, etc. Type in your ZIP code to get weather in your area.

WeatherBonk
Uses Google Maps to show you weather all over the world.

Bob Vila: Home Storm Safety Tips

PhysLink: Lightning Strikes on Planes

Global Investigative Journalism Network: Journalists Need to Start Taking the Climate Crisis Seriously

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Origins of solar wind, etc.

SpaceWeather.com
Tracks solar wind, meteors, planet temps, etc.

Hurricane History

PBS: Running Dry Documentary
Is there a drought in the Southwest?

FEMA
Disaster management resources.

Tropical Prediction Center

National Weather Service: A Weather-Ready Nation

Doppler Radar Sites
Links to radar shots in all 50 states.

We Can Solve the Climate Crisis
A project of The Alliance for Climate Protection — a nonprofit, nonpartisan effort founded by Nobel laureate and former Vice President Al Gore. The goal of the Alliance is to build a movement that creates the political will to solve the climate crisis — in part through repowering America with 100 percent of its electricity from clean energy sources within 10 years. Our economy, national security, and climate can’t afford to wait. Funds programs in a variety of areas, including education and children’s services, the arts, community service, the environment, AIDS and literacy.

Aws Inc.
Provides software to subscribers with weather updates and alerts of local weather conditions delivered to the PC desktop. It also provides sport statistics for individual high schools and recreation leagues.

Air Weather Association

Snow Crystal Growth
Informative background information on the physics of snow.

Yale Forum on Climate Change and the Media
News, notes, resources page, RSS feed, etc.

UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
Links page, graphics and presentations from past events.

National Geographic’s Nature’s Fury
Words, images and video on wildfires, hurricanes, etc.

Doppler Radar Sites
Links to radar shots in all 50 states.

Consortium for Electric Reliability Technology Solutions
Looks at demands on power grid.

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
Has a great links, press and glossary sections.

Maritime Museum


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