Storm Prediction Center

The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) is an agency of the National Oceanic and Atmosperic Administration (NOAA) National Weather Service. Materials available on the website include current weather watches, mesoscale discussions, convective outlooks, six-hour thunderstorm outlooks, and fire weather forecasts; research publications, experimental products and techniques; weather information including watch/warning maps, climatological data, and current radar; and a section on tornadoes. There is also an archive of weather images, and sections on the organization and history of the Center.

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Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Geoscience:Atmospheric Science
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Animations/Video, Maps, Images/Illustrations, Datasets and Tools:Datasets
Special Interest: Complex Systems, Visualization
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional, General Public, College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12), Middle (6-8)
Data Derived: Data Derived
Data Source: Observational Data, Synthetic/Model Data, Real-Time Data
Science Background Required: Basic scientific background required
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Atmospheric Science, Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Climate ChangeKeyword: Meteorology