Mark's WeatherLynx

Weather Resource Database

Welcome

Hi & welcome to Mark’s Weatherlynx web page. 


This site, created in 2003 is designed to give quick access to weather tools for emergency & planning purposes.  Check out the various sections frequently as new items are added fairly regularly.  All links are active as of 8/13/16 & will be corrected/deleted/added as needed.  Note that this site was created utilizing Microsoft Internet Explorer & looked nice & neat on it, but on other web browsers the column spacing and tint sometimes appears a little bizarre.

 

When using these tools, remember to hit the REFRESH button to make sure you are looking at a current image.  Also, check the date/time stamp on the image to see if it is up to date, as on occasion a site will not have been updated & you may be looking at a storm a week old.


The Emergency Quicklist immediately follows this introduction - just keep scrolling!


Comments & suggestions are welcome & should be addressed to: WD4NYL@BELLSOUTH.NET

 


Mark

WD4NYL

(On the air since 1977)

 

Alabama Emergency Response Team

 

http://www.alert-alabama.org/

Alabama Amateur Radio Emergency Service

http://www.alabama-ares.org/

Community Emergency Response Team

http://www.citizencorps.gov/cert/

“If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you’ll never get it done.” – Bruce Lee



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MARK’S EMERGENCY QUICKLIST


 

NWS Forecast For Birmingham


http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?site=bmx&zmx=1&zmy=1&map.x=172&map.y=120#.V6JA9I-cHIV


 

NOAA Weatheradio Streaming Audio – Birmingham Transmission Via Jasper


http://audioplayer.wunderground.com/bullet8176/Jasper.mp3.m3u


 

BALLOON SOUNDING


http://www.srh.noaa.gov/bmx/?n=latestbmxsounding  Latest Upper Air Sounding From Birmingham - KBMX 

http://weather.unisys.com/upper_air/skew/ua_sound.php?type=no&city=keet&region=se&t=cur    Central Alabama

http://www.spc.noaa.gov/exper/soundings/   Sounding Selector


 

SATELLITE IMAGERY


http://www.goes.noaa.gov/FULLDISK/GEVS.JPG          Western Hemisphere

http://www.goes.noaa.gov/goes-e/goes-eaus-vis.html        Eastern US

http://www.ssd.noaa.gov/goes/east/se.html                         Southeastern US

http://www.ssd.noaa.gov/goes/east/sc.html                         Southcentral US

http://www.ssd.noaa.gov/goes/east/mw.html                      Midwestern US

http://www.ssd.noaa.gov/goes/east/wfo/bmx.html             Birmingham WFO

http://www.ssec.wisc.edu/data/us_comp/us_comp.html   North America


 

SPC MESOSCALE ANALYSIS


http://www.spc.noaa.gov/exper/mesoanalysis/new/viewsector.php?sector=18 Southeastern US

http://www.spc.noaa.gov/exper/mesoanalysis/new/mobile.php  Condensed Mobile Version


 

WATCHES, WARNINGS & STORM REPORTS


http://www.spc.noaa.gov/products/wwa/       SPC Watch & Warning Map

http://www.spc.noaa.gov/products/watch/    SPC Watch Map & Text

http://www.spc.noaa.gov/products/md/         SPC Current Mesoscale Discussions

http://www.spc.noaa.gov/products/outlook/  SPC Severe Storm Potential

http://www.spc.noaa.gov/climo/      SPC Preliminary Local Storm Reports

http://forecast.weather.gov/product.php?site=NWS&product=AFD&issuedby=BMX  KBMX Forecast Discussion

http://iwin.nws.noaa.gov/view/states.php?state=AL  All Alabama NWS Products

http://iwin.nws.noaa.gov/view/states.php?state=MS  All Mississippi NWS Products

http://forecast.weather.gov/product_types.php?site=NWS?state=ms&prodtype=allwarnings  Just About Every NWS Product

Browse & Graze

http://weather.im/iembot/       Live Feed Of NWS Products - Under "Available Rooms" choose NWSWFO of

Interest, such as "BMXCHAT"



DETAILED RADAR ANALYSIS


http://radar.weather.gov/ridge/Conus/full_loop.php  Full Spatial Resolution Loop

http://climate.cod.edu/data/satellite/regional/usa/current/usa.rad.gif   Conus Nexrad Mosaic

http://climate.cod.edu/data/satellite/regional/southeast/current/southeast.rad.gif   Eastern US

http://climate.cod.edu/data/satellite/2km/MS/current/MS.rad.gif   Southeastern US

http://climate.cod.edu/data/satellite/1km/Alabama/current/Alabama.rad.gif   Alabama

http://weather.cod.edu/satrad/nexrad/  Birmingham Radar Via College Of Dupage (Note That

The Site Will Default To Illinois, Choose The Radar Site You Want From The "Radar Site

Map" On Upper Right Of Screen

http://weather.cod.edu/satrad/index.php  COD Homepage

http://www.meteo.psu.edu/~fxg1/WXTYPE/loop25se.html  Precipitation Type Radar

 


PRIMARY RADAR SITES


http://weather.cod.edu/satrad/nexrad/  Birmingham Dual-Pol Radar Via College Of Dupage

Birmingham Radar Via College Of Dupage (Note That The site Will Default To Illinois, Chose

The Radar Site You Want From The Radar Site Map" On The Upper Right Of Screen.

http://www.srh.noaa.gov/ridge2/ridgenew2/?rid=BMX&pid=N0Q&lat=33&lon=-87&zoom=8 NOAA KBMX

Dual Pol Radar

http://radar.weather.gov/radar.php?rid=bmx   NOAA KBMX Nexrad Radar Original Display

http://www.intellicast.com/National/Radar/Summary.aspx   National Radar With Cloud Heights

http://www.intellicast.com/National/Nexrad/RadialVelocity.aspx?location=USAL0473   KBMX SRV

http://www.accuweather.com/en/us/birmingham-al/weather-radar  Birmingham Local Area Radar

http://now.baronservices.com/01073/  Birmingham Local Radar Via Baron Services

http://nsstc.uah.edu/alclimate/weatherwatch_nojava/wxwatch.php  NWS RADAR & Warning Map – Updates Every 30 Seconds

http://www.wunderground.com/radar/radblast.asp?ID=BMX&type=NET  Auto-updating Radar With Storm Tracks & Advanced Features

http://www.intellicast.com/Storm/Severe/OneKM.aspx?location=USAL0488&enlarge=true Central Alabama 1 KM Stormwatch

http://www.weather.com/weather/map/interactive/l/USAL0054:1:US?animation=true  Interactive

Weather Map With Street Level Mapping & Radar

http://www.intellicast.com/Local/WxMap.aspx  Interactive Weather Map With Street Level Mapping & Radar

http://www.nowcoast.noaa.gov/  NOWCOAST – NOAA Interactive Radar & Observations

http://vortex.plymouth.edu/tdwr.html   Terminal Doppler Radar Selector

http://preview.weather.gov/edd/   NWS Enhanced Data Display



 SECONDARY RADAR


http://www.abc3340.com/category/192446/stormalert-interactive-radar   ABC33/40 Storm Alert Interactive Radar

http://www.myfoxal.com/category/169952/interactive-radar   Fox6 Super Tracker – Tennessee to South Alabama

http://www.wvtm13.com/weather/radar   NBC13 Live Radar - Huntsville To Chilton/Autuaga County Line

http://wabm68.com/newsroom/wx/interactive_radar/  WABM My 68 First Watch iRadar – Central Alabama

http://www.wsfa.com/Global/category.asp?C=1641   WSFA Doppler 12 StormVision – Huntsville to Florida Border

http://www.wtok.com/imageViewer?animatedDisplay=on&sourceID=10668476&url=&width=486&height=364&title=  WTOK ABC11 Interactive Radar – Alabama & Mississippi

http://www.wlbt.com/global/category.asp?c=9045  WLBT3 – Mississppi


 

NSSL EXPERIMENTAL PHASE ARRAY DOPPLER RADAR  – Oklahoma Coverage Only


http://wdssii.nssl.noaa.gov/web/wdss2/products/radar/nwrtktlx.shtml   National Weather Radar Testbed

http://wdssii.nssl.noaa.gov/web/wdss2/products/radar/nwrt_ref_loop.shtml        Reflectivity

http://wdssii.nssl.noaa.gov/web/wdss2/products/radar/nwrt_vel_loop.shtml       Velocity

http://wdssii.nssl.noaa.gov/web/wdss2/products/radar/nwrt_et_loop.shtml         Echo Tops

http://wdssii.nssl.noaa.gov/web/wdss2/products/radar/nwrt_azshr_loop.shtml   AzShear



 LIGHTNING DATA


http://thunderstorm.vaisala.com/explorer.html   Lightning Strikes Across the US

http://www.aninoquisi.com/live_lightning1.htm   Lightning Strikes Across Tennessee & North Alabama

http://www.strikestarus.com/   Lightning Across US Over Last 60 Minutes


 

CURRENT WEATHER OBSERVATIONS – OFFICIAL


http://w1.weather.gov/obhistory/KBHM.html   Birmingham Airport Observation

http://w1.weather.gov/obhistory/KEET.html    Shelby County Airport Observation

http://w1.weather.gov/obhistory/KTCL.html    Tuscaloosa Airport Observation

http://forecast.weather.gov/product.php?site=NWS&product=RWR&issuedby=AL  Summary Of Regional Weather Observations

http://www.faa.gov/air_traffic/weather/asos/?state=AL   FAA Airport Automated Weather Observations



LIVE STREAMING NEWS VIDEO


http://www.foxalabamalive.com/     FOX6 Birmingham

http://abc3340.com/live    ABC33/40 Birmingham

http://www.alabamas13.com/category/256224/live-stream    WVTM13 Birmingham

http://cbs42.com/video/live-streaming-video/   CBS42 Birmingham

http://www.wsfa.com/Global/category.asp?C=218796&nav=menu33_4_3  WSFA Montgomery

http://www.fox10tv.com/category/291730/livestreaming-on-fox10  FOX10 Mobile

http://www.tv14.net/united-states-television-station/  Online TV Station Directory



CURRENT WEATHER OBSERVATIONS – PRIVATE CITIZEN


http://www.brianpeters.us/Weather/Helena_weather_new.html   Full Feature Graphic Weather Display – Helena

Alabama Via WD4EPR

http://braille.wunderground.com/auto/braille/AL/   Alabama Weather Conditions

http://wxqa.com/states/AL.html   Citizens Weather Observer Program & APRS Observations

http://www.findu.com/cgi-bin/wxnear.cgi?call=WB4FAY-4   APRS Weather Reports For Birmingham Area



AVIATION ADVISORIES


http://ipilot.com/weather/index.php   Airport & Aviation Weather Advisory Lookup  (If you see numerous "warning" just keep scrolling down, the

"real" page will appear.

http://aviationweather.gov/adds/airmets/   Aviation Weather Center Advisories

http://aviationweather.gov/popups/cwsu/dynamic/center/kztl   Atlanta ARTCC Center Weather Advisories & Meteorological Impact Statements

http://aviationweather.gov/popups/cwsu/dynamic/center/kzme   Memphis ARTCC Center Weather Advisories & Meteorological Impact Statements

http://forecast.weather.gov/product.php?site=CRH&product=AWW&issuedby=BMX   Birmingham CWA Airport Weather

Warnings

https://www.aviationweather.gov/  Aviation Weather Overview

https://aviationweather.gov/cva   CONUS Ceiling And Visibility

https://aviationweather.gov/products/fa/ftworth  Area Forecast

https://www.aviationweather.gov/taf/plot?region=mgm    Area Terminal Aerodrome Forecast


 

APRS – STATION TRACKING


http://aprs.fi/#!lat=33.46670&lng=-86.80660   Birmingham Area

http://www.findu.com/cgi-bin/find.cgi?call=wb4fay-4   Birmingham Area



NWS CHATROOM MONITOR -   Account & Password Required

https://nwschat.weather.gov/live/?nomap   Realtime Chatroom Monitor

https://nwschat.weather.gov/   NWS Chat Homepage

https://weather.im/live/?nomap   Non-NWS Chatroom Monitor


 

NWS Birmingham Emergency Number 1-800-856-0758




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