BLOG NUMBER 8.37
Weather Expert Witness Data Sources
It all starts with verifiable weather data sources when it comes to examining reports as a weather expert witness.
Lets start with a few weather sources that can be bought, audited or used for research. In a later post, we will explain how this data can be used further.
NOAA’s Most Popular Weather Web Sites
- Aviation Weather Center
Aviation warnings and forecasts of hazardous flight conditions at all levels within domestic and international air space.
- Climate Prediction Center
Monitors and forecasts short-term climate fluctuations and provides information on the effects climate patterns can have on the nation.
- Hydrometeorological Prediction Center
Nationwide analysis and forecast guidance products out through seven days.
- National Climatic Data Center
Manages the Nation’s resource of global climatological in-situ and remotely sensed data and information to promote global environmental stewardship; to describe, monitor and assess the climate; and to support efforts to predict changes in the Earth’s environment. Provides certified weather data.
- National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce that is dedicated to enhancing economic security and national safety through the prediction and research of weather and climate-related events and providing environmental stewardship of our nation’s coastal and marine resources.
- National Hurricane Center / Tropical Prediction Center
Includes the National Hurricane Center and provides forecasts of the movement and strength of tropical weather systems and issues watches and warnings for the U.S. and surrounding areas.
- National Weather Service
Weather, water and climate forecasts and information for the United States and its territories.
- NOAA Weather Radio All-Hazards
Immediate and reliable broadcasts of official weather and non-weather related alerts and information from local National Weather Service Forecast Offices to the public.
- Ocean Prediction Center
Weather warnings and forecasts out to five days for the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans north of 30 degrees North.
- Space Environment Center
Space weather alerts and warnings for disturbances that can affect people and equipment working in space and on earth.
- Storm Prediction Center
Tornado and severe thunderstorm watches for the contiguous United States along with a suite of hazardous weather forecasts. Technical discussions on the cause and impact of hazardous winter weather, excessive precipitation, and non-severe thunderstorms.
Popular Weather Data Sources:
- ABC Weather
- BBC Weather
- Before It’s News
- Bing Weather
- Climate Central
- CNN Weather
- Ein Weather
- Forecast Advisor
- FOX Weather
- Google Weather
- HuffPost Extreme
- Huff Post Weather
- infoBlizzard Weather
- NewsNow Weather
- NewsVine Enviro
- NY Times Weather
- Reddit Weather
- TVN Weather
- U-Today Weather
- Weather Bug
- Weather Chan
- Weather Net
- Weather Online
- Weather Spark
- Yahoo! Weather
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