Research Guides: Weather Resources

Weather Resources
Louisiana Office of State Climatology (LOSC)
Climate information includes: * Daily Divisional Reports: summary tables of daily climate reports for the current month for stations throughout Louisiana. * Weekly Reports: brief overviews of statewide weather conditions, observations and maps. Click here for archived weekly reports. * Monthly Reports: Pdf documents of the LOSC's "Louisiana Monthly Climate Review" and Monthly climate summary tables.

LSU Hurricane Center
The LSU Hurricane Center is a one-of-a-kind research and outreach unit where university faculty and practicing scientists and engineers come together to provide an integrated approach to coupling earth-surface dynamics with hurricane wave and surge modeling. Through the breadth of its activities, the LSU Hurricane Center has become an essential component of Louisiana’s hurricane preparedness and response capabilities.

NOAA - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
From daily weather forecasts, severe storm warnings and climate monitoring to fisheries management, coastal restoration and supporting marine commerce, NOAA’s products and services support economic vitality and affect more than one-third of America’s gross domestic product. NOAA’s dedicated scientists use cutting-edge research and high-tech instrumentation to provide citizens, planners, emergency managers and other decision makers with reliable information they need when they need it.

RiverWatch Mississippi River Forecasts
Provides up-to-date river forecast information for the nation's largest riverbasins: the Mississippi, Missouri, Illinois, and Ohio River Basins. Daily river level summaries are provided for each basin, in addition to five-day forecasts for river stage heights (in feet). This site also offers hyperlinks to river forecast sites for the other major regions of the US (Southern, Central, and Eastern Regions).

The Weather Channel
Since 1982, The Weather Channel has brought timely weather information to the world. Beginning as a 24-hour, 7 day television network devoted entirely to weather, it has expanded across several mediums to bring the breaking weather to its viewers and users.

UM Weather
UM Weather is the Internet's premier source of weather information since 1994. Providing access to thousands of forecasts, images, and the Net's largest collection of weather links, UM Weather is the most comprehensive and up-to-date source of weather data on the Web. UM Weather is brought to you by the Department of Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences at the University of Michigan.

Weather Underground is committed to delivering the most reliable, accurate weather information possible. Our state-of-the-art technology monitors conditions and forecasts for locations across the world, so you'll always find the weather information that you need. In addition to providing free, real-time online weather information to millions of Web users around the world, Weather Underground is pleased to offer a variety of newspaper weather services and custom site weather packages.

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