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NOAA's WINTER WEATHER INTERNET REFERENCES

Following is a listing of some key Internet references on winter weather.

Subject What You'll Find There
National current conditions NWS Interactive Weather Information Network
1999-2000 Winter Weather Outlook NOAA's Climate Prediction Center's outlook for the 1999-2000 Winter 
Current winter storm warnings Current winter storm warnings
Local conditions Information from local forecast offices including current forecasts and some historical data
Storm summary During a major storm, NOAA's National Centers for Environment Prediction' s Hydrometeorological Prediction Center issues a special summary of the storm. The summary is issued four times daily (1 a.m.; 7 a.m.; 1 p.m.; 7 p.m.). Text only product.
Satellite imagery (enhanced) Latest satellite imagery of various weather events
Heavy snow discussion A more technical discussion of areas of heavy snow. Product is issued twice daily (2 a.m./p.m.) in season. Text and graphic product.
Heavy rainfall forecasts Graphics and text products of areas of potential heavy rains
Winter outlooks Series of maps for the coming 13 months highlighting temperature and precipitation departures from normal. Update monthly.
Winter safety and preparedness tips "Winter Storms...the Deceptive Killers" Brochure online
Daily snowfall and snow depth data Experimental Daily National Weather Service/Coop Snow Depth and Snowfall Graphics & Data
Regional Climate Centers Regional data
Major weather events 1991-1999 Details on some of the major weather events this decade
Wind chill Wind chill chart and calculations
Fatality statistics Summary of Natural Hazard Statistics for 1995 and 1996
Billion dollar U.S. weather disaster list Listing of the costliest weather disasters in the U.S.

KNOW YOUR WINTER WEATHER TERMS

posted October 27, 1999