Mark's WeatherLynx

Weather Resource Database


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 6/15/18 & 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



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Alabama Emergency Response Team

Alabama Amateur Radio Emergency Service

Community Emergency Response Team

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




NWS Forecast For Birmingham


NOAA Weatheradio Streaming Audio – Birmingham Transmitter



Latest Upper Air Sounding From Birmingham - KBMX    Central Alabama   Sounding Selector


SATELLITE IMAGERY   GOES 16 Mesoscale and Full Disk 

(Use SLIDER for full disk - zoomable high resolution imagery)  Western Hemisphere   North America  Southern Mississippi Valley   Daily Natural Color Full Disk Imagery


SPC MESOSCALE ANALYSIS Southeastern US  Condensed Mobile Version


WATCHES, WARNINGS & STORM REPORTS       SPC Watch & Warning Map    SPC Watch Map & Text         SPC Current Mesoscale Discussions  SPC Severe Storm Potential      SPC Preliminary Local Storm Reports  KBMX Forecast Discussion  Just About Every NWS Product

Browse & Graze       Live Feed Of NWS Products - Under "Available Rooms" choose NWSWFO of

Interest, such as "BMXCHAT"

DETAILED RADAR ANALYSIS  Full Spatial Resolution Loop   Conus Nexrad Mosaic   Eastern US   Southeastern US   Alabama  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  COD Homepage  Precipitation Type Radar


PRIMARY RADAR SITES  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.   NOAA KBMX Nexrad Radar Original Display   National Radar With Cloud Heights   KBMX SRV  Birmingham Local Area Radar  Birmingham Local Radar Via Baron Services  Auto-updating Radar With Storm Tracks & Advanced Features Central Alabama 1 KM Stormwatch  Interactive Weather Map With Street Level Mapping & Radar  NOWCOAST – NOAA Interactive Radar & Observations   Terminal Doppler Radar Selector   NWS Enhanced Data Display

 SECONDARY RADAR   ABC33/40 Storm Alert Interactive Radar   Fox6 Super Tracker – Tennessee to South Alabama   NBC13 Live Radar - Huntsville To Chilton/Autuaga County Line  WABM My 68 First Watch iRadar – Central Alabama   WSFA Doppler 12 StormVision – Huntsville to Florida Border    WTOK ABC11 Interactive Radar – Alabama & Mississippi  WLBT3 – Mississppi


NSSL EXPERIMENTAL PHASE ARRAY DOPPLER RADAR  – Oklahoma Coverage Only   National Weather Radar Testbed        Reflectivity       Velocity         Echo Tops   AzShear

 LIGHTNING DATA   Lightning Strikes Across the US   Lightning Across US Over Last 60 Minutes


CURRENT WEATHER OBSERVATIONS – OFFICIAL   Birmingham Airport Observation    Shelby County Airport Observation    Tuscaloosa Airport Observation  Summary Of Regional Weather Observations   FAA Airport Automated Weather Observations

LIVE STREAMING NEWS VIDEO     FOX6 Birmingham    ABC33/40 Birmingham  WVTM13 Birmingham   CBS42 Birmingham  WSFA Montgomery  FOX10 Mobile  Online TV Station Directory

CURRENT WEATHER OBSERVATIONS – PRIVATE CITIZEN   Full Feature Graphic Weather Display – Helena

Alabama Via WD4EPR   Alabama Weather Conditions   Citizens Weather Observer Program & APRS Observations   APRS Weather Reports For Birmingham Area

AVIATION ADVISORIES   Airport & Aviation Weather Advisory Lookup  (If you see numerous "warning" just keep scrolling down, the

"real" page will appear.   Aviation Weather Center Advisories   Atlanta ARTCC Center Weather Advisories & Meteorological Impact Statements   Memphis ARTCC Center Weather Advisories & Meteorological Impact Statements   Birmingham NWS County Warning Area Airport Weather

Warnings  Aviation Weather Overview   CONUS Ceiling And Visibility  Area Forecast    Area Terminal Aerodrome Forecast


APRS – STATION TRACKING!lat=33.46670&lng=-86.80660   Birmingham Area   Birmingham Area

NWS CHATROOM MONITOR -   Account & Password Required   Realtime Chatroom Monitor   NWS Chat Homepage   Non-NWS Chatroom Monitor


NWS Birmingham Emergency Number 1-800-856-0758