Weather Links

Snow Cover Map for New England
This National Operational Hydrologic Remote Sensing Center site shows the current snow depth within 100 miles of Northfield Mountain

National Weather Service - NOAA
Current forecasts, warnings, maps, satellite and radar images for the nation.

Internet Weather Source - weather.noaa.gov

National Weather Service Boston Forecast Center
Weather for southern New Hampshire and for all of Massachusetts except for Berkshire County.

National Weather Service Albany
Weather for Berkshire County and southern Vermont, including Windham County. Look for Snow Cover.

National Weather Service - Area XM10
Succinct, text-only forecast for Cheshire County in New Hampshire and Franklin Hampshire, Hampden, and Northern Worcester Counties in Massachusetts.

National Weather Service - Eastern Franklin County

National Weather Service - Western Franklin County

National Weather Service - Cheshire, NH

National Weather Service - Eastern Hampshire County

Interactive Weather Information Network
NOAA site reports storm damage.

Emergency Managers’ Interactive Weather Information Network
Provides the emergency management community with access to a set of NWS warnings, watches, forecasts, and other products.

Weather Forecasts, Current Maps, and Radar for Northfield, Massachusetts:

National Weather Service
Accuweather
Wunderground Weather
The Weather Channel
Intellicast
Yahoo

National Snow and Ice Data Center
At the University of Colorado, Boulder, this authoritative site offers a wealth of information about snow cover.

WGGB NEWS40 Weather
Greenfield’s Tom Bevacqua forecasts weather for the Valley.

NOAA Weather Radio ... the Voice of the National Weather Service
A nationwide network of 650 radio stations broadcasts regional weather conditions, forecasts, warnings, and watches 24 hours a day. Learn how to tune in.

National Climatic Data Center
NOAA’s NCDC lists average temperature and precipitation data by month for dozens of US locations.

National Weather Service Skywarn Spotter Program
Become a Skywarn storm spotter for NWS. A 3-hour session trains you to recognize storms and to report observations.

Skywarn Spotters and Cooperative Observers
This page describes the programs for reporting weather observations and severe storms.

Boston Skywarn Training Schedule
The 2003 calendar is being posted as training sessions are scheduled.

Albany Skywarn
Skywarn information, training schedule, and newsletters for Berkshire County and Southern Vermont.

“Basic Spotter’s Field Guide”
This is Skywarn’s introduction to storm science, prediction, and reporting. 22 pages with color plates in Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format.

National Skywarn News
Unofficial Skywarn program information.

Review: Desktop Weather Products
The Jefferson City News Tribune compares weather software: weather.com, accuweather.com, and weatherbug.com.

Intellicast
Intellicast is one of the best sources for weather information. Its products include satellite photos (visible and IR), radar, and a large variety of maps.

WeatherBug
Download the software and put weather conditions, forecasts, and warnings on your desktop and the temperature in your Task Bar!

Real-Time Weather Data
An authoritative source of weather data, images, and forecasts.

Yahoo Weather
Weather news, reports, forecasts, and images. Subscribe to weather by e-mail.

National Weather Links
Links to many weather-related web sites.

Canadian National Maps and Forecasts
Weather for The Great White North.

Windchill Charts
The new chart in Microsoft Word, Excel, or Adobe Acrobat formats. Ignore the authentication question and click Cancel.

New Windchill Temperature Index
Explanatory text and a nice, colorful version of the new windchill chart.

Anything Weather
Full of information about prediction, instrumentation, forecasting and more, this commercial site should appeal to amateur meteorologists

Weatherwise
A magazine devoted to weather: forecasting, instrumentation, and storm reports. Available at Barnes and Noble.

“Mountain Weather: Backcountry Forecasting for Hikers, Campers, Climbers, Skiers, Snowboarders”
by Jeff Renner
Full of information about prediction, instrumentation, forecasting and more, this commercial site should appeal to amateur meteorologists. Reviewed in the Fall 2005 issue of Ski Patrol Magazine.

Preparing for Natural Disasters and Weather Emergencies
Furnishes many helpful links to specific topics related to weather safety.

“Lightning Strikes: Staying Safe Under Stormy Skies”
by Jeff Renner
Reviews how thunderstorms form, explains the different types of storms, and provides a guide for staying safe. Interwoven throughout the text are thought-provoking questions to help readers assess dangerous situations and form strategies to make sound decisions.

See the New York Times Travel Section, Sunday, May 19, 2002, page 6, for a review of web sites for weather forecasts.

Nordic Ski Patrolling
An opinionated review and survey of gadgets, tools, and resources for the nordic ski patroller.







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