Category Archives: weather

Video – Visualizing Historical Tornado tracks

TweetCreated by IDV Solutions using some 50+ years of historical hurricane track data, this animation walks you through hurricane season from 1951-2011. About the 3 minute clip… Animation shows the annual migration of tornadoes northward throughout the season. Brightness of … Continue reading

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The New Accuweather for iPad – This is how to deliver a mobile experience!

TweetAre you a mobile developer or perhaps a would-be mobile developer? If so then take note of the new mobile iPad app from Accuweather – a fine example of how to deliver an awesome user experience! Accuweather has done all … Continue reading

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Tornado Risk Report Reveals Tornado Alley Could Cover All States East of The Rockies

TweetI find this tornado and hail risk incident report from CoreLogic to be pretty interesting. Obviously being in tornado alley can be a bit risky but it seems that most tornado damage is now taking place outside of the area … Continue reading

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NE Denver, Colorado Tops the list of most tornado prone region in the USA

TweetEver since the day a couple of years ago when I watched a tornado (F4)  blow through the town of Windsor Colorado, about 1 mile from my home, I’ve had much interest in the topic of tornados and storm chasing. … Continue reading

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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 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 or the homepage at Data are 50 cm resolution imagery, … Continue reading

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