Weather Resources on the Internet

Pat Guinan ( GuinanP@missouri.edu )
Extension Assistant Professor in Climatology

University of Missouri Commercial Agriculture Extension Program

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Missouri Agricultural Weather from the Agricultural Electronic Bulletin Board

  • Missouri Agricultural Weather Forecast
  • Missouri Agricultural Weather Stations
  • National Outlook - 30 day
  • Missouri Historical Agricultural Weather Database
  • Missouri County Precipitation Departures From Normal (1, 3, 6, 12 month maps)
  • Missouri Average Date of Last Spring Frost
  • Missouri Average Date of First Fall Frost
  • Missouri Wind Information and Resources
  • International Agricultural Weather Summary - Tues. afternoon Weekly
  • Weather Resources on the Internet
  • River Information Resources for Missouri
  • Horizon Point - Weather via e-mail
  • Internet address: http://agebb.missouri.edu/weather/index.htm


Missouri Commercial Agriculture Automated Weather Station Network:

  • The Use of Evapotranspiration Estimates as a Guide for Irrigation
  • 2" Soil Temperatures for Missouri
  • 6" Soil Temperatures for North Missouri
  • Missouri Historical Agricultural Weather Database
  • Current Weekly Weather Summary by Station
  • Real-Time Conditions at Albany
  • Real-Time Conditions at Brunswick
  • Real-Time Conditions at Clarkton
  • Real-Time Conditions at Columbia - Bradford Research & Extension Center
  • Real-Time Conditions at Columbia - Capen Park
  • Real-Time Conditions at Columbia - Jefferson Farm & Gardens
  • Real-Time Conditions at Columbia - Sanborn Field
  • Real-Time Conditions at Cook Station
  • Real-Time Conditions at Green Ridge
  • Real-Time Conditions at Lamar
  • Real-Time Conditions at Linneus
  • Real-Time Conditions at Mountain Grove
  • Real-Time Conditions at Novelty
  • Real-Time Conditions at Portageville
  • Real-Time Conditions at St. Joseph
  • Real-Time Conditions at Versailles
  • Real-Time Conditions at Vandalia
  • Real-Time Conditions at Williamsburg
Locations of Automated Weather Stations:

Atchison County
Audrain County (2)
Barton County
Boone County (5)
Buchanan County
Callaway County
Cape Girardeau County
Carroll County
Crawford County
Dunklin County (3)
Gentry County
Knox County
Linn County
Mississippi County
Monroe County
Morgan County
Pemiscot County (3)
Pettis County
Shannon County (2)
Wright County
University of Missouri
Commercial Ag Weather Stations
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Real Time Weather Radar
The latest radar image of the United States and Missouri in addition to loop capability.

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Weather Information for the State of Missouri
The latest forecasts, hourly updates, and severe weather watches and warnings for Missouri.

Internet address: http://iwin.nws.noaa.gov/iwin/mo/mo.html


Hourly Weather Forecasts from The Weather Channel
Enter your zip code where the 5 question marks are listed below in the Internet address. When you reach the web site, you can obtain hourly forecasts for sky condition, temperature, dewpoint, precipitation, humidity and winds.

Internet address: http://www.weather.com/weather/hourbyhour/?????


National Digital Forecast Database
These two web links will display forecast maps, every 3-hours out to 7 days, of user selected weather variables.

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National Weather Service Area Forecast Matrices
This web link is a text display forecast giving numerous weather variables, including wind information, every 3-hours out to 3 days. Forecasts for various regions in Missouri are found at the following links:

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Severe Weather Awareness and Preparedness Guides
This web site gives information on how you should respond to severe weather and what you need to know in order to protect yourself, family, pets and property against severe weather.

Internet address: http://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/severeweather/index.shtml


National Weather Service
Obtain weather and climate information from your local National Weather Service office. Once you go to the main National Weather Service web site, refer to the map and click on your region. You will then be linked to your local National Weather Service web site.

Internet address: http://www.nws.noaa.gov/


NWS Precipitation Analysis
These pages graphically show the short term observed and climatic trends of precipitation across the lower 48 United States and Puerto Rico.

Internet address: http://water.weather.gov/precip/


National Weather Data
Weather forecasts and products for all 50 states

Internet address: http://iwin.nws.noaa.gov/iwin/iwdspg1.html


Climate Prediction Center
Products include 6-10 day forecasts, monthly and seasonal outlooks, soil moisture conditions, El Nino and La Nina advisories, hurricane forecasts etc...

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Midwestern Climate Center
The Midwestern Climate Center is a cooperative program of the U.S. National Weather Service and the Illinois State Water Survey in Champaign, IL offering a variety of climate products and services. The following web address will display recent and past climate highlights across the Midwest.

Internet address: http://mcc.sws.uiuc.edu/cliwatch/watch.htm


Storm Prediction Center
SPC monitors and forecasts severe and non-severe thunderstorms, tornadoes, and other hazardous weather.

Internet address: http://www.spc.noaa.gov/


Storm Event Data Base from the National Climatic Data Center (NCDC)
All notable and severe weather events in the U.S. from 1993 - current. Find storms recorded in your county. Pre-1993 data includes: Tornadoes 1950-1992, Thunderstorm Winds 1959-1992 and Hail 1959-1992.

Internet address: http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/stormevents/


U.S. Storm Reports over the Past 24 Hours from Weather Underground
Storm reports, by county, over the past 24 hours including tornado, flood, hail, wind damage lightning, heavy snow, deaths, injuries and other.

Internet address: http://www.wunderground.com/stormreport.asp


Real-Time Weather Data for Meteorologists
This site has a nice compilation of weather resources including satellite images and loops.

Internet address: http://www.rap.ucar.edu/weather/


The Joint Agricultural Weather Facility
The Joint Agricultural Weather Facility (JAWF) is jointly operated by the World Agricultural Outlook Board of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) of the U.S. Department of Commerce. This web page contains national and international agricultural weather information in addition to other agricultural weather links.

Internet address: http://www.usda.gov/oce/weather/pubs/Weekly/Wwcb/index.htm


Missouri Agricultural Statistics Service (MASS)
MASS is a cooperative service of USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service, University of Missouri, and the Missouri Department of Agriculture. The MASS publishes current and historic statistics concerning agriculture and weather in Missouri.

Internet address: http://www.nass.usda.gov/Statistics_by_State/Missouri/index.asp


National Drought Mitigation Center
The National Drought Mitigation Center helps people and institutions develop and implement measures to reduce societal vulnerability to drought. Every week, in cooperation with other agencies, the NDMC has authors who generate a weekly U.S. drought map.

Internet address: http://droughtmonitor.unl.edu/


Drought Impact Reporter
The NDMC Drought Impact Reporter is intended to be the initial step in creating a comprehensive database. The principal goal of the Drought Impact Reporter is to collect, quantify, and map reported drought impacts for the United States and provide access to the reports through interactive search tools.

Internet address: http://droughtreporter.unl.edu/


River and Stream Conditions for Missouri

Internet address: http://agebb.missouri.edu/weather/river.htm


Sunrise, Sunset, Moonrise, Moonset, Eclipses

Internet address: http://www.usno.navy.mil/USNO/astronomical-applications/data-services


Astronomy

Get the latest information on upcoming meteor showers, auroras, eclipses, and other celestial delights.

Internet address: http://www.spaceweather.com/


State Climate Offices
Your resource for state climate and weather information.

Internet address: http://www.stateclimate.org/


Climate Change
The latest information on climate change and research products.

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United States Monthly Climate Normals (1981-2010)
Obtain the latest monthly temperature and precipitation normals for hundreds of locations across the United States:

Internet address: http://ggweather.com/normals/


Radar and Satellite Image Archives
You can obtain historical weather images including radar and satellites loops for any day you choose beginning 1997.

Internet address: http://locust.mmm.ucar.edu/case-selection/


Current Climate Summary Maps
This web site provides national and regional maps of average temperatures, accumulated precipitation, departures from normal and percentages of normal over numerous time periods ranging from 1 week to 3 years.

Internet address: http://www.hprcc.unl.edu/maps/current/


Quantitative Precipitation Forecasts
Quantitative precipitation forecasts for the U.S. are giving for 1, 2, 3, and 5 days in a contour map format.

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International Weather

CoCoRaHS - Community Collaborative Rain, Hail & Snow Network
CoCoRaHS is a unique, non-profit, community-based network of volunteers of all ages and backgrounds working together to measure and map precipitation (rain, hail and snow). By using low-cost measurement tools, stressing training and education, and utilizing an interactive Web-site, our aim is to provide the highest quality data for natural resource, education and research applications.

Internet address: http://www.cocorahs.org/


Horizon Point
Horizon Point is a free custom weather analysis system for Missouri farmers provided through University of Missouri Extension. It provides farmers with the opportunity to have site specific weather reports sent directly to their e-mail address.

Internet address: http://agebb.missouri.edu/horizonpoint/



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