National Weather Service: Graphical Forecast

US Dept of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

This site displays a click-and-zoom map of the US showing forecast temperatures as well as several other meteorological variables, normally updated every hour. Also available are maps showing chance of precipitation, temperature and wind, weather, dew point, weather, precipitation, dew point and cover. Maps can be changed to see forecasts for the current day, that night, and three days following. This is an experimental product of the National Digital Forecast Database, produced by the National Weather Service. Public comments and suggestions are encouraged.

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Part of the Starting Point collection. The Starting Point collection includes resources addressing the needs of faculty and graduate students designing, developing, and delivering entry-level undergraduate courses in geoscience.

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Subject: Geoscience:Atmospheric Science, Atmospheric Science:Meteorology:Forecasting, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology
Resource Type: Datasets and Tools:Datasets, Audio/Visual:Maps
Grade Level: College Lower (13-14), College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional
Topics: Climate, Atmosphere
Theme: Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Climate Change, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Atmospheric Science, Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Weather