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AMS Weather Education Resources

The AMS Weather Education Resource Page is the place where information is found or can be located that provides weather and weather education information for students, parents, teachers and the general public.  Locate the topic you wish to explore and click on the underlined site address appearing with the topic. If you wish to return frequently to this site in the future, be sure to add the address to your bookmark or favorite place list.

Educational Resource Sites for Teachers and Students

Resources vary from preschool through introductory college level courses

 

United States Weather

Overview
NWS "Weather Page"
Access to National Weather Service information for the entire United States

NOAA's nowCOAST mapping portal
Real-time coastal information and NOAA forecasts

USA Today

Weather Underground

The Weather Channel


U. S. National Weather Service
NWS Homepage

Local NWS Forecast Offices

NWS Office of Climate, Water, and Weather Services


Surface Weather Maps
Hydrological Prediction Center
Surface weather systems including regional maps

Ohio State University
Allows choice of detail, single parameter maps

Unisys Weather Map System
Another map source, also an archive for suface, upper air, and satellite maps

Archived surface maps

 

Station data
Atmospheric Science at the University of Wyoming
Hourly observation reports by state or city, zone and state forecasts, text numerical model output, etc.

Plymouth State University
Interactive map providing current observations.

Radar
WSI Intellicast Weather
National, regional, or local radar images, includes options for satellite images and local forecasts

Unisys radar images
Images include echo tops, storm movement, TVS and MESO signatures and watch boxes

 

Satellite
Space Science and Engineering Center at the University of Wisconsin
Views from the different geostationary satellites and composite images from multiple satellites

Colorado State's RAMSDIS Page
Visible, infrared, and water vapor satellite views and loops

GOES Project Science

Operational Significant Event Images

 

Upper Air
Soundings (Stuves)


Maps

Archived upper air maps

 

Hurricanes
National Hurricane Center
weather watches, warnings, forecasts, preparedness guides

Dr. Gray's Tropical Storm Forecast

FEMA Hurricane Portal

 

Lightning
National Weather Service Lightning Safety Awareness Week

NOAA Lightning Portal
safety tips, statistics, frequently asked questions, photos

Image Galleries
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDCP) Public Health Image Library
Home page, search page, usage policies

EPA Image Gallery
Home page (includes usage statement)

Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA) Photo Library
Home page, search page,usage policies

NASA Multimedia Gallery
Home page, search page,usage policies

NASA Jet Propulsion Lab Planetary Photojournal
Home page, search page, usage policies

National Park Service
Home page, release information

National Science Foundation (NSF) Multimedia Gallery
Home page, search page, usage policies

NOAA Photo Library
Home page, collections, search page, usage policies

US Antarctic Photo Library
Home page, search page, usage policies

USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service
Home page, search page, usage

US Fish & Wildlife Service Digitial Medial Library
Home page, search page, usage policies

Air Quality
EPA's AIRNow Program: Real-time Air Quality Conditions and Forecasts

EnviroFlash: Air Quality Index Forecast and Action Day Notification E-mails

 

Floods
NOAA: Floods

FEMA: Floods

FEMA for Kids: Floods

 

Tornadoes
Storm Prediction Center
Tornado and severe thunderstorm outlook, statistics, and historical archive

NOAA Tornado Portal

FEMA for Kids: Tornadoes

 

Model Forecasts
NCEP Graphical Outlook Forecast Maps

 

International Weather

Satellite and Surface Data

Other links to world weather data and sites

 

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