Wondering… is it going to rain today? And if so… what time is it going to rain today? There’s a website that literally tells you YES or NO – based on where you are. Here are the best rain forecast sites and smart phone apps.
Weather Tools & Forecasts
Haven't you always wanted to predict the weather? Now you can -- well, sort of. Here you'll find reviews of the most popular weather tools and apps, tips for determining the air quality where you live, and how to track hurricanes and other weather events.
I’m a weather bug living in Hurricane Alley, and I recently bought a Midland WR-120 weather radio. Here’s why I think it’s one of the best weather radios.
Looking for a great fall foliage map, so you can track autumn colors near you or in places where you might be traveling? Here are the best fall leaf maps.
Want to get the latest fall outlook? Here’s where to find it, and how to make your own fall weather report.
Want to know what the wind chill is outside? Or how close you are to lightning? These online weather calculators are FREE! There are even some FUN ones in here — like the Crickets Chirping Calculator. Did you know that you can tell the temperature by entering the number of cricket chirps you hear, and the season? Simply plug in the numbers you know and these weather calculators do the rest to help you discover the information you need.
Here are 5 tips to help you install and use a home weather station.
An anemometer is used for measuring wind speed.
Finding a good online hurricane tracker is simple with these tips. You’ll know where the next hurricane is forming, and where it’s headed by using one of these storm trackers or hurricane trackers.
Find out the air quality index in your area with AirNow.
What’s a chance of rain really mean? Find out more about what a chance of rain means in a local forecast.
Let me share with you why I’m the very happy owner of a Davis Wireless Weather Station…
On July 11, 2010, those living in parts of the South Pacific will be able to see an amazing solar eclipse. Be sure to check it out on the news!
A lightning detector can detect lighting within several miles and may just help save your life.
Measuring distance in the sky will help you find all kinds of cool weather and astronomical things, including sun dogs, how much time you have before sunset, and even stars and constellations.
Getting a good temperature forecast is easy with this great online weather tool…
The National Weather Service satellite radar allows you to view cool images of the weather affecting your region. Plus, thanks to NASA satellite photos on the Internet, everybody now has the chance to understand more about our weather and take a look at some pretty cool images!
A weather model is one of the most important tools in making a weather forecast. Now you can make your own weather forecasts using weather models from the National Weather Service!
As seen in the often-inaccurate 7-day forecasts and off-the-mark hurricane predictions, weather forecasting is still an imperfect science. Meteorologists, however, will keep on trying to do a better job as our understanding of the weather and improvements in technology make weather forecasting more accurate.
Wonder about the likelihood of your home encountering flood waters should a flood occur at some point in the future? Use these 2 online tools to determine if your home is in a flood zone or not. It’s quick, easy… and FREE!
Weather gifts are great for those who love the weather. But if you’re not sure what to give the meteorologists you know and love, check out these awesome weather gift ideas sure to light up the weather bug in your life!
Barometers are a highly important tool in forecasting weather. Barometers measure air pressure, and the effects of air pressure can create all kinds of weather — from violent storms to pleasant cool days.
Want to know more about how space weather affects you? The Space Weather Phone and Space Weather Alerts inform you when events like meteor showers, the Northern Lights, and solar flares will be visible for you to see and enjoy from your own backyard!
Getting a weather forecast that is accurate to 9 days out can be difficult. Getting a 6-month or year-long weather forecast leaves even more room for error. Yet, meteorologists are trying to make these types of long range weather forecasts and predictions anyhow.
Watching a meteor shower is one of the most exciting and even awe-inspiring celestial events to watch. Meteors can almost always be seen streaking across the sky somewhere. They happen rather frequently. Here’s when to see the next meteor shower.
If you see a prism effect of colors in the sky, is it a rainbow, a sundog, or a parhelion? Here’s how to tell the difference, plus tips for viewing sun dogs in the sky.
You can predict the weather without a forecast if you know what signs to look for in the sky and things going on around you. Here’s how to use Mother Nature’s signs to forecast weather yourself!
To see what the weather was like on ANY day in history, use this free online tool called Today in Weather History. Have fun exploring dates that have special meaning to you!
Here’s how to get a good local weather forecast. It works for me! Plus, tips for forecasting weather yourself… it’s fun!
Following are some fun website tools to enhance your blog with weather trackers, weather widgets, and other weather gadgets. Want to show the local forecast on your blog? You’ll want one of these! Want to customize it too? Check here first.
Thanks to today’s weather forecasting, it’s now possible to predict and determine pollen count, allergy trends, as well as when & where budding plant activity will likely create breathing difficulties. Here are some of the best online tools for monitoring pollen count and allergens across the country.
Some nifty computer weather tools for your computer so you can stay on top of weather alerts, approaching storms, high and low temperatures, and more!
Soon, the FCC will begin broadcasting emergency alerts via text messages on cellphones nationwide. Think: hurricane warnings, Amber alerts, terrorist attacks, earthquakes, tornadoes, and more. This is a good thing. Here’s why…
Are you looking for a good and affordable rain gauge. Here’s a look at some of the gauges available here on the web.
Do you want to track the big thunderstorms just like the pros? You can using the links found here!
You MUST have a NOAA Weather Radio. You simply MUST. Here’s why, plus the best weather radios to choose from.
Need a good local forecast? Planning a trip and need to know how to pack? Want to see some nice weather maps? This is your article!
On clear nights, the International Space Station is often visible to the naked eye. Follow the step by step directions in this story to watch humans in space!