UNDER CONSTRUCTION for the next couple of years, I think.
General Readings for Naturalists
Maria Mudd Ruth’s superb blog, found here will delight and fascinate those with a curiosity about nature. Great sense of humor, too.
Canadian General Environmental Model (GEM) for North America-from Environment Canada, to 6 days out. Its pretty darn accurate.
The GFS-WRF model 99h prediction of surface pressure and every-3h precipitation totals for the western US and eastern Pacific -from the Washington Huskies!-only 4 days out
Southwestern US 2-7 days out showing hourly precipitation predictions among numerous other variables, from our very own University of Arizona Wildcats Hydro and Atmo Department!
National Weather Service Home Page-good place to start
Get all your B&W map needs here-courtesy of the University of Washington Huskies
Nice color surface weather map from NOAA
Surface weather plots, maps and radars from the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)
Eastern Pacific, North America, and Western Atlantic 24 h loop of IR satellite imagery-from the U of WA
The best radar and satellite imagery loop for the US-from IPS Meteostar
Radar-derived 24 h US precip ending at 12 GMT-from Intellicast
Very nice color surface map of US from NOAA
24 h US temperature change-from The Weather Channel
WEST COAST WEATHER MAPS
Surface pressure map with station plots and IR satellite imagery from the U of Washington Huskies
Simplified surface pressure map of the Pacific and West Coast
EAST COAST WEATHER MAPS
24 h loop of surface pressure map with color coded IR satellite imagery from the U of WA
Bob Maddox’s weather blog-essential reading, the author is one of the greatest experts on convection in the world and he’s right here in Tucson! How great is that?
Current weather page, U of A
The weather, 3 miles ESE of Catalina, AZ (Sutherland Heights district)
Weather Underground map of personal weather station data with radar overlay for the Catalina area
Station plot for SW centered on Las Vegas from NCAR
Station plot for SW centered on New Mexico from NCAR
Arizona METAR reports from the U of Washington
The NWS, Tucson
Climate reports page, NWS
Arizona station plot with IR satellite imagery from the U of A
Superb radar and satellite IR imagery loop for the SW US from IPS Meteostar
Radar loop of Arizona from the U of A
Radar loop for SE Arizona from the U of A
Radar-derived rainfall totals ending at 12 GMT (5 AM Local) from Intellicast
Rainfall measurements ending at 7 AM local time from the U of A
Rainfall measurements ending at 7 AM Local time from CoCoRaHs
Pima County REgional Flood Control District ALERT raingauge homepage
Pima County ALERT rainfall reports ending at the current 15 minutes!
Vertical wind structure near the Tortolitia Mountains (NOAA’s ESRL thinks that’s where “Tucson” is!)
Tucson rawinsonde plot, 00 GMT from the U of A
Tucson rawinsonde plot, 12 GMT from the U of A
Today’s time lapse movie from the U of A of the clouds over the Catalina mountains
Previous day’s time lapse movie, view toward Catalina mountains.
California-Nevada River Forecast Center-a motherlode of weather information
Text report of 24 h precip ending with the current hour
Day 1 precipitation prediction
Day 2 precipitation prediction
Day 3 precipitation prediction
HAWAII AND THE PACIFIC
Hawaiian rainfall report
Climate Prediction Center summary of conditions in the Middle East
Israel Meteorological Service Homepage
Turkey/Greece/Lebanon/N Israel and Cypress station plot from Wetterzentrale
S. Israel, the Negev, Saudi, Egypt, Libya surface station plot from Wetterzentrale
Surface pressure map with IR satellite imagery from the US Navy, Monterrey
500 mb map with IR satellite imagery from the US Navy, Monterrey
Archive of US Navy images for the Mediterranean area
Weekly sea surface temperature anomalies
PAST WEATHER AND CLIMATE RESOURCES
US Drought Monitor-see where its wet or dry from DRI
Western Regional Climate Center-lots of maps and data here!
Western States annual precipitation maps from the Oregon State Beavers Climate Service
Get a US Daily Weather Map for any day back to 1968 here
Get a US Daily Weather Map, 1871-1968, here
National Diurnal Climatology-average temperatures, etc., by the hour by the month!
Tucson diurnal climatology
Members of the World Meteorological Organization
The home page of the American Meteorological Society