MTRO-101 Meteorology
Department of Earth Sciences
University of South Dakota


Local Weather:
NWS Sioux Falls Forecast Office
NWS Forecast for Vermillion (current conditions in Yankton)
NWS Forecast and current conditions for Sioux City, Iowa
NWS Forecast and current conditions for Dr. Jordan's house
Weather Channel for Vermillion 10-day forecast
Weather Channel for Sioux Falls 10-day forecast
SDSU Automatic Weather Stations -Real Time Weather

NWS surface analysis north-central region
Sioux Falls Climate Graphs (with daily weather and climate)
Road Conditions: Safe Travel USA: SD
Local Weather - Technical Resources:
Discussion of NWS forecast for Sioux Falls area
AVN Model for South Dakota cities
NAM Model for South Dakota cities
SkewT from rawinsonde for Aberdeen, SD
SkewT from rawinsonde for Omaha, NE
SkewT from GOES Satellite for Yankton
Skew T from GOES Satellite Northern Plains
Lightning north-central from Astrogenic Systems
South Dakota Office of Climatology (@ SDSU)
National Weather:
NWS Enhanced Data Display
NWS hourly surface data
NWS surface analysis web page
Current NWS continental U.S. analysis
NOAA Satellite Imagery
National Weather Service
CoCoRaHS (Community Collaborative Rain, Hail & Snow Network)
National Center for Atmospheric Research (real-time weather data)
Unisys Weather home page
Weather Underground
WW2010 University of Illinois
Make your own map - University of Wyoming
National Hurricane Center
Hurricane Tracking from
Storm Prediction Center
NWS National Snow Analysis (satellite-based)

NOHRSC Interactive Snow Information
Climate Prediction Center (ENSO & seasonal forecasts)
NOAA OVATION Aural Forecast
Wind Map with dynamic flow lines from Viegas & Wattenberg
EarthWindMap with color dynamic flow lines
Technical Data & Meteorological Products:
Jetstream analysis from San Francisco State University
Ohio State Univeristy Weather Page
Upper Air Data from University of Wyoming
SkewT diagrams from rawinsonde from University of Wyoming
SkewT diagrams from rawinsonde (NCAR)
SkewT diagrams from GOES Satellite
Lightning from Blitzortung
Lightning from Astrogenic Systems
Lighting from WWLLN
GFS LAMPS (Localized Aviation Model Output Statistics Products)
NWS (El Paso office) conversions and calculations java calculators
Abbreviations/acronyms used in forecast discussions
Cloud Appreciation Society
WW2010 (Univ. of Illinois) Guide to Clouds
Updraft (Minnesota Public Radio)
Dan's Wild Wild Science Blog (AGU)
Cliff Mass (Pacific Northwest based)
Bad Meteorology:
Bad Meteorology (discusses commonly held misconceptions)

Maintained by Dr. Brennan Jordan