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Favorite Links: Hurricanes and Severe WX

By: atmoaggie, 10:47 PM GMT on May 11, 2009

-----------CYCLOGENESIS MODELING AND MONITORING------------------------------

MJO Last 40 days and forecast for the next 15



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RSMAS OHC

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CPC Observational 850 mb convergence at 6-hour intervals for the last 24

(Click for CPC Hurricane Potential Site)

CIRA Statistical Cyclogenesis http://www.ssd.noaa.gov/PS/TROP/TCFP/atlantic.html
Bob Hart/FSU Model Page http://moe.met.fsu.edu/tcgengifs/

Dry layers

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Maue's fine work (click for the page)
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Shear Forecast valid 48 hours from most recent model run


NHC 48 Hour Potential



-----------STORM MONITORING----------------------------------


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National Hurricane Center http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/
NHC Satellite Page (floaters here) http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/satellite.shtml
HRD H*Wind Analysis http://www.aoml.noaa.gov/hrd/data_sub/wind.html
NHC Aircraft Reconnaissance Page http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/reconlist.shtml
TropicalAtlantic Page (including dropsonde decoder) http://tropicalatlantic.com/home/
TropicalAtlantic mirror (just in case) http://www.hhrecon.com/recon/
CIMMS TC Page http://cimss.ssec.wisc.edu/tropic2/
Active Storm QuikScat Page http://manati.orbit.nesdis.noaa.gov/cgi-bin/qscat_storm.pl
Jeff Masters blog http://www.wunderground.com/blog/JeffMasters/show.html
CIRA RealTime Tropical Cyclones http://rammb.cira.colostate.edu/products/tc_realtime/
CIRA Tropical RAMSDIS http://rammb.cira.colostate.edu/ramsdis/online/tropical.asp
NRL Tropical Cyclone Page http://www.nrlmry.navy.mil/tc_pages/tc_home.html
High-Res JHU AVHRR SST http://fermi.jhuapl.edu/avhrr/index.html
Wyoming obs page (including global sounding plots) http://weather.uwyo.edu/
College of DuPage obs/analysis page (including Caribbean sounding plots) http://weather.cod.edu/analysis/
Atlantic Tropical Weather Center (links)(including Caribbean surface plots) http://www.atwc.org/
OSU surface ob/IR overlay plotshttp://twister.sbs.ohio-state.edu/surface/

Mid-level steering with IR overlay

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GoM Buoys

Lightning


-----------STORM MODELING------------------------------------

NCEP GFS NW Atlantic http://www.nco.ncep.noaa.gov/pmb/nwprod/analysis/index_carib.shtml
NCEP N America http://www.nco.ncep.noaa.gov/pmb/nwprod/analysis/
ECMWF links from Various Sources http://models-ecmwf.blogspot.com/ (Thanks Futuremet!)
FSU HYCOM/WRF Model Page http://www.coaps.fsu.edu/~hwinter/hycomtc/
RTOFS Product View http://polar.ncep.noaa.gov/ofs/viewer.shtml?
Vigh's Hurricane Spaghetti Plots http://euler.atmos.colostate.edu/~vigh/guidance/
K Emanuel's TC Page http://wind.mit.edu/~emanuel/storm.html




-----------LOCAL LA DATA-------------------------------------


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LSU Hurricane Center http://hurricane.lsu.edu/
LSU WAVCIS http://wavcis.csi.lsu.edu/
New Orleans/Baton Rouge WFO http://www.srh.noaa.gov/lix/

-----------WATER LEVEL DATA----------------------------------



USACE RiverGauges.com http://www2.mvr.usace.army.mil/WaterControl/new/layout.cfm
USGS RealTime water levels http://waterdata.usgs.gov/nwis/rt
NOS CO-OPS (tidesandcurrents) http://www.co-ops.nos.noaa.gov/

-----------OBSERVATIONAL DATA--------------------------------


NWS Precip Daily/Hourly Analysis http://water.weather.gov/
Links to all coastal doppler radars (global) http://hurricanewarning1.com/radar.html
NDBC http://www.ndbc.noaa.gov/
Adriansweather http://www.adriansweather.com/tropicalweatherlinks.htm

-----------ARCHIVAL DATA-------------------------------------


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(Click for NHC Climatology page)


NCDC Hurricanes http://lwf.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/climate/severeweather/hurricanes.html
NHC Archives http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/pastall.shtml
ATCF FTP site (best track files) ftp://ftp.tpc.ncep.noaa.gov/atcf/
NHC Reconnaissance Data Archives http://www.aoml.noaa.gov/hrd/Storm_pages/dropsonde.html

-----------SEVERE WX MONITORING-------------------------------

Severe Warnings from College of Du Page http://kamala.cod.edu/svr/ (Thanks Patrap!)

SPC Day One Outlook with Activity

(Click for SPC.noaa.gov)


Radar

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Weatherbug Lightning


Todays Storm Reports

(Click for the full storm report SPC page)


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Free Visitor Maps
free visitor map

A wee bit of fun:
NASA Hurricane site (neat pics, but usually not realtime) http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/hurricanes/main/index.html
A little El Nino perspecitve:


NASA's CloudSat Captures a Sideways Look a Fading TS Lana


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