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My favorite Links For Reference

Post by sroc4 on Tue Mar 10, 2015 7:17 am

Below are a few of my favorite go to links that  I have used and still use to teach myself about various aspects of the weather.  If you have a favorite link that has not been listed and you feel others may learn something by visiting  please feel free to add it.  I will continue to add to this over time.  

The first link is one of my all time favorites and the one I used all the time early on in my weather self education classes and one I still go back to often.  Want to know what cold air damming is, or how to read a 500mb map, or what the corriolis effect is, or what stratopheric warming means, or whatever go here first.  On the top of the page you will see a search engine with an option to search the entire web or just this website.  I always started with just this website.  Type in whatever it is you want to read about into the search engine and voila.  
All Purpose  
http://www.theweatherprediction.com/habyhints/

Teleconnections and Oscillations
https://www2.ucar.edu/news/backgrounders/weather-maker-glossary#abc
https://www2.ucar.edu/news/backgrounders/weather-maker-patterns-interactive-map
http://www.nc-climate.ncsu.edu/climate/patterns/ENSO.html
http://www.regional.org.au/au/asa/2004/poster/2/6/1362_donalda.htm

MJO:
Forecast of: http://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/products/precip/CWlink/MJO/CLIVAR/clivar_wh.shtml
Temp Composites/significance: http://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/products/precip/CWlink/MJO/Composites/Temperature/
Precip Composites/significance: http://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/products/precip/CWlink/MJO/Composites/Precipitation/

El Nino/La Nina:
http://www2.ucar.edu/news/backgrounders/el-nino-la-nina-enso
http://oceanservice.noaa.gov/facts/ninonina.html
http://www1.ncdc.noaa.gov/pub/data/cmb/teleconnections/nino-regions.gif
http://ggweather.com/enso/oni.htm

Tropics
http://www.hko.gov.hk/education/edu01met/wxphe/ele_fujiwhara_e.htm


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Re: My favorite Links For Reference

Post by Quietace on Mon Sep 07, 2015 11:49 am

Here some links i have found over the past few months which i think are helpful to add to Scotts above:

Tropics:
http://rammb.cira.colostate.edu/products/tc_realtime/index.asp
http://www.ral.ucar.edu/hurricanes/realtime/current/

Archives:
http://www2.mmm.ucar.edu/imagearchive/

Radar(link is set to KDIX):
http://weather.cod.edu/satrad/nexrad/index.php?type=DIX-N0Q-0-6

-Blank Maps(these are customizable by Lat/Long, station call sign, or region and has zoom factors):
http://vortex.plymouth.edu/ext/blanks.html

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