Selected Web sites about weather and climate.
(These links will take you to web sites outside the Pierce County Library System.)
AccuWeather Offers 15 days personalized desktop local weather forecasts. (AccuWeather) Web site: www.accuweather.com
National Weather Service - Western Region Choose Forecast Offices for local forecasts. (NOAA Western Region) Web site: www.wrh.noaa.gov
Weather - The News Tribune 5 day local forecast. (The News Tribune) Web site: www.thenewstribune.com
UM Weather Links to thousands of forecasts and hundreds of weather cams.. (U of Michigan) Web site: www.umich.edu
Weather.com Breaking weather news, U.S. and international forecasts. (Weather Channel) Web site: www.weather.com
Wunderground.com - Weather Zip-code based forecasts plus colorful weather maps. Updated several times a day. (Wunderground.com) Web site: www.wunderground.com
University of Washington - Atmospheric Sciences Includes local & regional weather forecasts, historic data and national forecasts. (U of W) Web site: www.washington.edu
Western Region Climate Center Find historical climate summaries from many stations in Western U.S. and other climate information. (DRI, NCDC, RCC, and State Climate Centers) Web site: www.wrcc.dri.edu
FEMA Flood Information - Topics on flooding including planning, prevention and recovery.Website: http://www.fema.gov/national-flood-insurance-program
Useful FEMA flood publications:
Northwest Weather and Avalanche Center Washington and Oregon avalanche forecasts and education. (joint project headed by US Forest Service ) Web site: www.nwac.us
National Weather Service, Seattle, WA Current local PNW area conditions and forecasts, with links to historic climate data. Includes marine and mountain forecasts. ( NOAA - Western Region) Web site: www.wrh.noaa.gov
Tornado Project Online Great information for tornado and severe weather enthusiasts. Web site: www.tornadoproject.com
US Coast Guard District 13 - Local Notice to Mariners U.S. Coast Guard local weekly local notices for District 13. Includes information on lighthouses, bridges and scheduled operations such as dredging projects. (USCG) Web site: www.uscg.gov
Salt Water Tides - Washington: Tide predictions for specific points on WA coast.
Tides Online Times and heights of high and low waters for the current 3 day period in a graphical format. Select the station you wish by drilling down from the US map, down into a local map. (NOAA) Web site: www.noaa.gov
Water Level Tidal Predictions Times and heights of high and low waters for the current year in a text format. Select the station you wish to view data on. (NOAA) Web site: www.noaa.gov
WWW Tide and Current Predictor Predictions of tide and current speeds. (U of S. Carolina)
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