Encyclopedia of the Atmospheric Environment - "The Encyclopedia of the Atmospheric Environment is a one-stop source of information on a range of atmospheric issues, including weather, climate, air pollution, acid rain, global warming and ozone depletion."
Extreme Weather Sourcebook 2001 - Site produced by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration presents economic and other societal impacts related to hurricanes, floods, tornadoes, lightning, and other U.S. weather phenomena.
Franklin's Forecast - Information for students about various weather phenomenon and forecasting.There is a simple experiment that demonstrates the causes of El Nino, instructions for building a weather station, and has links to related science projects to do either at home or online.
Global Climate Change: Research Explorer - At this site produced by The Exploratorium, you can explore scientific data relating to the atmosphere, the oceans, the areas covered by ice and snow, and the living organisms in all these domains. You'll also get a sense of how scientists study natural phenomena - how researchers gather evidence, test theories, and come to conclusions.
Hazardous Weather: USA Today - Links on this page take you to the official hazardous weather text alerts and graphics produced by the National Weather Service when severe weather threatens the USA.
Historical Hurricane Tracks - This Historical Hurricane Tracking tool by NOAA is an interactive mapping application that allows you to easily search and display 150 years of Atlantic Basin tropical cyclone data.
Home Town Locator - Current weather and forecast weather for all local communities in the US and major ones in Canada. Airport weather for 6,000 airports in 200 countries. Local times for sunrise and sunset.
Lightning Explorer - This site provides lightning information from the National Lightning Detection Network of all lightning activity in the continental United States. Your screen reflects two hours of lightning activity delayed by 30 minutes, with fresh data available every 30 minutes. Just click the Refresh button to get the latest map available. The National Lightning Detection Network constantly detects lightning discharges to ground. Each lightning event, called a 'flash,' is recorded at the Network Control Center for the NLDN. The dots on your map reflect these recorded flashes.
My-Cast Personal Weather Forecasting - "My-Cast is neighborhood-level weather intelligence, tailored for hobbies, sports and lifestyles. With nation-wide coverage, it is available on the Web, email, and coming soon to wireless devices."
Natural Hazard Statistics - The U.S. Natural Hazard Statistics provide statistical information on fatalities, injuries and damages caused by weather related hazards. These statistics are compiled by the Office of Services and the National Climatic Data Center from information contained in Storm Data, a report comprising data from NWS forecast offices in the 50 states, Puerto Rico, Guam and the Virgin Islands.
National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) - Archives snow and ice data, maintains information about snow cover; avalanches; glaciers; ice sheets; floating, ground and atmospheric ice; permafrost; ice breakup; freezing and thawing indices; paleoglaciology and ice cores.
Unisys Weather - "The intent of this weather site is to provide a complete source of graphical weather information. This is intended to satisfy the needs of the weather professional but can be a tool for the casual user as well."
Weather History: CityRating.com - Weather history is one of the most important factors to take into consideration when looking for the best places to live. CityRating.com offers a wide variety of historical weather data that includes temperature, relative humidity, precipitation and cloudiness.
Weather History: The Old Farmer's Almanac - Was it raining in Boston on Thanksgiving? From this page from The Old Farmer's Almanac 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.
WeatherNet - "Over 380 weather links - Univ. of Michigan"
What's Up With the Weather? - The overwhelming majority of scientists agree: earth's temperature has risen during the past century. But is it due to man's use of fossil fuel energy? And if so, how can we prevent the catastrophic results that some scientists predict if global warming continues? In "What's Up with the Weather?" the PBS series Nova and Frontline join forces to investigate the science and politics of one of the most controversial issues of the 21st century: the truth about global warming. This is the companion web site to this special.
Wind Force Scale - In 1806, Sir Francis Beaufort developed a rating system for accurate recording of wind speed. This system was developed for sailors, but has since been modified for use on land.
World Weather Information Service - This pilot web site presents OFFICIAL weather forecasts and climatological information for selected cities supplied by National Meteorological Services worldwide. By 19 September 2003, 997 cities from 153 WMO Members have their climatological data presented in this web site.
WXnation.com - Your gateway to nearly 8,000
weather radars, live webcam images, weather warnings, traffic & current conditions, plus your local weather forecast.