NOAA NOS is releasing a series of satellite images taken after Hurricane Sandy, and is overlaying them on top of Google Satellite maps. The New Jersey coast is first. If you don't have access to your property yet, this will give you an idea what it looks like. Please prepare yourself. Here are a couple of examples from Seaside Heights, New Jersey (click for larger versions):
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Look at the homes in the upper right - completely destroyed - and boats piled up everywhere.
There's been a lot of news on amateur drones since I tested the DJI Phantom Quadcopter for storm chasing purposes last fall. Not to drone on, but let's take it from the top.
Today I'm pleased to announce a new suite of world radar maps and advisories from the national weather services of several countries on AccuWeather.com.
There's much ado this week about the polar vortex visiting the U.S. this week, but it wasn't long ago that we set over 7,800 cold records in July.
I caught an awesome lightning storm on the Dropcam at AccuWeather Enterprise Solutions' office in downtown Wichita Wednesday night.
Hurricane Arthur set a number of records and caused damage across eastern North Carolina. View the storm through maps, webcams and more.
Meteorologically, Hurricane Arthur is a beautiful storm -- almost a textbook example of a hurricane, especially when the right color palettes are applied.