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Accuweather, established in 1962, is the World's Weather Authority. It provides local forecasts for everywhere in the United States and over two million locations worldwide.

Current NWS Watches/Warnings

Real time Doppler weather map for all sections on the United States, as well as well as accompanying data for other natural disasters and other weather phenomena.

Local National Weather Service Office

Comprehensive listing of all National Weather Service offices across the country and U.S. territories.

National Severe Storms Laboratory

NSSL's basic and applied research focuses on understanding severe weather processes, developing weather observation technology, and improving forecast tools, Places emphasis on weather radar, hydrometeorology, forecast and warning improvements.

National Weather Service

The NWA is a member-led, all inclusive, non-profit, professional association supporting and promoting excellence in operational meteorology and related activities. Members share information, news, studies and concerns related to operational meteorology and related activities.


NWS predicts changes in the Earth's environment, from the depths of the ocean to the surface of the sun, and conserves and manages our coastal and marine resources, including violent storms and tornados.

NOAA Storm Prediction Center

View current and predicted storm activity from the NOAA Storm Prediction Center.

NOAA Weather Radio

NOAA Weather Radio (NWR) is a nationwide network of radio stations broadcasting continuous weather information directly from the nearest National Weather Service office. NWR broadcasts official Weather Service warnings, watches, forecasts and other hazard information 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

SkyWarn Storm Spotter Guides Online

SkyWarn offers three storm chasing online modules (Basic, Advanced, Chasing) to move the tornado enthusiast into the world of storm chasing. The Basic module familiarizes users with the terms used during their chasing/spotting experience; the Advanced module teaches users how to become an NOAA Storm spotter, providing invaluable on-the-ground observations of storm and tornado activity. Finally, the Chasing module provides the basics of being a storm chaser, and is always undergoing further development to bring the latest tools and approaches in the field to this online training course.

Storm Report Map

With maps generated by Google, is powered by the National Weather Service (NWS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the Storm Prediction Center (SPC). These offices gather reports from many different sources, including trained storm spotters, members of the eSpotter Weather Reporting System and the general public.

The Weather Channel: Storm Watch

The Weather Channel's Storm Watch site offers users up-to-the-minute updates on all types of storms from blizzards to tornadoes. You'll also find severe storm warnings by state.

Tornado Alley Forecast Center

Sponsored by The Texas Severe Storms Association (TESSA), this site offers the most comprehensive weather information for "Tornado Alley." Resources include: Severe Weather Outlooks, Watches and Warnings, Forecast Models, Satellite Imagery and Surface and Upper Air Analysis.

Weather Underground

Weather Underground is committed to delivering the most reliable, accurate weather information possible. The site's state-of-the-art technology monitors conditions and forecasts for locations across the world.