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Hurricane watching on the Web

By Times Staff Writer
Published May 29, 2005


Here are some weather and emergency-related sites to go to for information on-line. Remember that it's dangerous to operate your computer in a storm. In fact, you should unplug all electronics before a storm to protect them from surges, and keep them unplugged until after power has been restored.

http://tropical.atmos.colostate.edu/forecasts/

Forecast by William Gray and his team of meteorologists at Colorado State University.

AccuWeather.com

http://www.accuweather.com

A private forecasting company in State College, Pa., that provides weather forecasts to television networks, radio stations and newspapers. Federal Emergency Management Agency

http://www.fema.gov/

The federal agency that helps people after a disaster.

Florida Automated Weather Network

http://fawn.ifas.ufl.edu/

Real-time temperature, wind speed and rainfall at monitoring stations throughout the state

The Hurricane Hunters

http://www.hurricanehunters.com/

Pictures of the Air Force's reconnaissance flights into hurricanes.

Intellicast

http://www.intellicast.com

Forecasts for most places in the world, with a good section on tropical weather.

National Hurricane Center - Tropical Prediction Center

http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/

The authority on major storms with hurricane awareness and preparation information, forecasts, aircraft reconnaissance reports and satellite views

National Weather Service

http://www.nws.noaa.gov/ or http://weather.gov

Warnings, maps, predictions, marine weather and satellite views

National Weather Service, Tampa Bay, Florida

http://www.srh.noaa.gov/tbw/

Aviation, fire, marine and tropical weather information for the West Coast of Florida, with radar and satellite views

University of Michigan WeatherCams

http://cirrus.sprl.umich.edu/wxnet/wxcam.html

Links to more than 800 weather cameras across North America, including more than 25 in Florida

The Weather Channel

http://www.weather.com/

The Internet home of the 24-hour cable channel has forecasts for just about anywhere in the world, including satellite and radar views