Category Archives: weather

Cyclone Yasi, Australia, Compared to the USA

TweetYou may be aware that there’s currently a massive cyclone bearing down on Northern Queensland, Australia – just what they need on the heels of the massive flooding that’s affected the region recently! I’ve been following tweets from the region … Continue reading

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Go FullScreen with your Weather Maps

TweetLooking for weather updates? Here’s another reminder about a great resource recently launched from WeatherUnderground – full screen weather. The app enables users any place in the world to quickly zoom in on the Google Maps interface to view the … Continue reading

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WeatherUnderground Gets fullscreen and keeps getting better

TweetAre you still jumping to weather.com for weather updates?? IF so STOP IT and check out Weatherunderground. the latest update from the team is the new, fullscreenweather, a service optimized for iPad – although you can use it on any … Continue reading

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UMapper Rolls Out real-time weather maps with animated radar and more

TweetAn update comes our way from Andrei at uMapper as they have recently rolled out a cool UMapper feature. Users can now create real-time weather maps with animated radar, temperatures and forecasts. Simply zoom on your location of choice and … Continue reading

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Tracking Hurricanes? There’s an app for that!

TweetiPhone users can easily stay informed of the latest news and reports on hurricane activity using the SFHurricane application. Pulling feeds from the NHC RSS feed, users have access to the latest news updates, graphics (maps) and reports. In addition … Continue reading

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Michael Vick May need some Mobile Mapping Tools To Get to the Field On Time

TweetIt seems the sporting world is glued to updates concerning Michael Vick today as he prepares to take to the field for the first time in 2 years. I’m not getting in to any discussion about Vick’s past, his future, … Continue reading

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Windsor, Colorado – one year after the tornado

TweetDriving through beautiful, little Windsor, Colorado today its tough to believe that it was one year ago today exactly that a powerful tornado ripped through the quiet town, destroying homes, pulling up trees and scaring the hell out of the … Continue reading

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Galveston Island Post Hurricane Ike Imagery

TweetFor those of you interested in accessing data on Galveston Isl, post Hurricane Ike, NOAA has made available a vast collection of data including loads of imagery. See http://ngs.woc.noaa.gov/ike/IKE0000.HTM or the homepage at http://ngs.woc.noaa.gov/ike/. Data are 50 cm resolution imagery, … Continue reading

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TNRIS Tracking Hurricane Gustav via virtual Earth

TweetTNRIS has a very nice web mapping service (powered via Microsoft Virtual Earth) showing users where Gustav is currently located – live doppler feed show the progress of the storm as it heads over Louisiana and into NE Texas – … Continue reading

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Mashup maps Impact of Hurricane Gustav on oil and gas production in the Gulf of Mexico

TweetBrian over at the Timoney group has share details of some work his team did over the labor-day week-end to help convey the impacts of hurricane Gustav on oil and gas production in the Gulf of Mexico. the mashup shows … Continue reading

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Hurricane Gustav GIS data, Imagery and path compared to Katrina

TweetWow, dejavu! Here we am almost 3 years to the day on a Sunday morning as I find myself searching around for some real-time imagery and data showing a major Hurricane headed towards the Louisiana Gulf Coast. Perhaps the quickest … Continue reading

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Weather Underground Hurricane-Tracking service

TweetThis morning online weather provider Weather Underground announced theavailability of a new Hurricane-Tracking service – Wundermap. WunderMap displays the current position, strength and movement of every tropical storm across the world that threatens to become a hurricane, typhoon or cyclone.WunderMap … Continue reading

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