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Weather Education

Basic Weather Safety Information

Radar Tutorial

Advanced Class Training

Top 10 Minnesota Weather Events (1990 - 1999)

Skywarn Training Program

Skywarn Training Manual

Basic Ingredients for Thunderstorm Activity

Approaching Storm Guide

Skywarn Weather Glossary

(Includes current S.W.E.A.T. Index)


 * Discovery Channel Online: Tornado Information
 * The Fujita Scale of Tornado Intensity
 * National Center for Atmospheric Research: How tall is a Tornado?
 * National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA): Tornadoes, Education, Safety Information, Current Warnings
 * National Severe Storms Laboratory: Questions and Answers about Tornadoes
 * Science Now Newsletter: May 1995 Volume 2, No. 4 - Tornadoes
 * University Corporation for Atmospheric Research: Tornado Exhibit
 * Tornadoes: Some Hard Realities, By Chuck Doswell


Tornado Research

 * National Severe Storms Laboratory VORTEX: Unraveling the Secrets
 * Tornado Thoughts After VORTEX '95, By Chuck Doswell
 * Probability estimates associated with violent Tornadoes, By Chuck Doswell
 * Storm Prediction Center: Severe Storm Statistics



 * Texas A & M Meteorology: Weather Forecasting
 * Texas A & M Meteorology: Forecasting Worksheet
 * Texas A & M Meteorology: ATMO 203 Class
 * University Corporation for Atmospheric Research: Lightning Exhibit
 * National Severe Storms Laboratory: Weather Room, weather education



 * American Red Cross Disaster Services: Are you ready for a Hurricane?
 * Central Pacific Hurricane Center:  CPHC
 * Federal Emergency Management Agency: Tropical Storm Watch
 * Florida Explores! and FSU Meteorology: 1999 Atlantic Basin Hurricane Season
 * NOAA/AOML FAQ: Hurricanes, Typhoon, and Tropical Cyclones
 * National Hurricane Center: Tropical Prediction Center


Historical Storms

 * Minnesota Historical Storms
 * USA Today: Hurricane History
 * National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA): The 1974 Tornado Outbreak


Weather Phenomena

 * Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies:
 * Jet Contrails
 * Sea and Land Breezes
 * Urban Heat Island
 * Why is the Sky Blue?
 * National Hurricane Center:World-Wide Tropical Cyclone Names
 * Plymouth State College Meteorology ProgramCloud Boutique
 * National Weather Service, Climate Predication Center: El Nino and Climate Prediction
 * University of Illinois WW2010 Online Meteorology Guides:
 * Clouds and Precipitation
 * Forces and Wind
 * Career Overview, Career Information:
 * A guide to Meteorology Resources


General Weather Information

 * Severe Storms On-line Meteorology Guide
 * National Severe Storms Laboratory: The Weather Room
 * Bad Meteorology
 * Heat Index Chart
 * History of the National Weather Service
 * How the Weather Works
 * USA Today Weather Information:
 * Topic Index
 * Weather briefs
 * Cold science
 * Weather basics
 * Hurricanes
 * Severe storms
 * The week ahead
 * Weather extremes
 * Weather safety
 * Current Weather News
 * Atmospheric science resources
 * Wind Chill Chart
 * Almanac


Weather Forecasting

 National Severe Storms Laboratory:
 * Probabilistic Forecasting - A Primer
 * Probabilistic Forecasting II

 University of Illinois WW2010 Online Meteorology Guides:
 * Reading and Interpreting Weather Maps

 University of Kentucky College of Agriculture:
 * Predicting your Local Minimum Temperature
 * Understanding Weather and Weather Forecasting

 USA Today Weather
 * Understanding Weather Forecasting
 * Understanding Forecasts and Observations

 Weather Prediction Education and Resources by Jeff Haby
 * www.theweatherprediction.com

The following book can be ordered for $29:
Weather Maps - How to Read and Interpret all the Basic Weather Charts
P.O. Box 758
Kearney, MO 64060



 * USA Today Weather: Understanding Weather Radar
 * NWS Weather Radar FAQ
 * Weathertap Radar Information
 * Metro Skywarn Radar Interpretation Tutorial


Satellite Information

 * Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies: GOES (Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite)
 * NASA: GOES Project Science


State of the Art Weather Knowledge

 National Severe Storms Laboratory:
 * Conference Papers
 * Formal Publications
 * Weatherzine - On-line Newsletter of the US Weather Research Program

Weather Glossary

 * A comprehensive glossary of weather terms for storm spotters
 * Metro Skywarn Glossary


Storm Chasing

 * Index to Training Materials and Essays on Storm Chasing and Meteorology
 * National Severe Storms Laboratory: Storm Spotting and Public Awareness Since the First Tornado Forecasts of 1948
 * Educational Storm Chaser Videos For Sale


Test Your Weather Knowledge

 * Weather World Online Trivia Contest
 * More Quizzes

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