Need To Know: Important Tricks On NOAA Weather Radar For Phones That Nobody Knows [Part 2].

Physical Oceanographic Real-Time System, or PORTS®, provides mariners with information ranging from water levels to winds to water temperature. NOAA offers a wide variety of ocean- and coast-related education resources in a mobile-friendly website, with topics ranging from marine mammals, to ocean currents, to life in an estuary. This site has thousands of chemical response datasheets and a tool to predict possible safety hazards if chemicals were mixed together during a hazardous materials incident. It is part of the CAMEO® software suite developed by NOS’ Office of Response and Restoration and the Environmental Protection Agency’s Office of Emergency Management. It is also available as a mobile app that can run without an internet connection.

This is for visual effect only, and does not represent the actual altitude of the data. Surface ‘shadows’ are created for when an altitude above the Earth surface is used. Single KMZ files may be exported from the ‘Export KMZ’ button on the right ‘SideBar’. New side bars contain buttons for displaying the Data Selector, Map Selector, Services, Image and KMZ saving options. The map and legend areas are also separated with a drop shadow border.

Save Locations As Favorites

The “squares,” assuming you don’t mean the tiles that are used by all of the online mapping sites and other radar sites as well, are the actual return data plotted on the map. The “detail” of which you speak, in that delightful, charming sarcastic manner, is the result smoothing algorithms, and is not detail… it’s interpolation. Please note that NOAA Hi-Def Radar currently only provides coverage for the United States and the territories of Puerto Rico and Guam. Coverage only includes the southern coastal areas of Alaska. Additionally, the developer notes that very high altitude locations may have issues due to the terrain interfering with the radar beams. The app does pull in a 4 Star rating in the Windows Store and while I like a little more meat on the bone with NOAA Weather Radar my weather apps, I can see the appeal.

  • Double clicking on a satellite name will select it and show it in the map window.
  • Tuesday’s rain levels were expected to be far lower than that of last week’s storm.
  • Your account will be charged $9.99 for renewal within 24 hours prior to the end of the current period.
  • The newest version of The Weather Channel is a slick and capable companion.
  • The zigzags represent data angles used to make CAPPIs at 1.5 km and 4 km of altitude.
  • It is also important to realize that a tropical cyclone is not a point.

Whatever option you choose, any of the weather radar websites and apps above will keep you informed in the event severe weather strikes. If we didn’t include your favorite weather radar app, let us know in the comments below. We’d love to hear what apps and websites you depend on to keep you out of harm’s way.

Best For Tracking Multiple Locations: Noaa Weather Radar Live App For Android, Iphone, Pc, And Windows

Please do not depend on this page for operational decision making, errors can and do occur with data processing, data reception and any other error possible with Internet communications. All products should be used for educational purposes only. Using our local UNIDATA IDDdata feed, a simple script archives recent NWS text products into a database.

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