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.


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



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


The federal agency that helps people after a disaster.

Florida Automated Weather Network


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

The Hurricane Hunters


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



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

National Hurricane Center - Tropical Prediction Center


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


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

University of Michigan WeatherCams


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

The Weather Channel


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