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Links to Current Information   (links to sources appear in italics)


Basic Information back to top

NOAAWatch (all hazards monitor) [link]  

NOAA

Current condtions:

National Weather Service in Portland
    [Eugene] [168-hour summary for Eugene] [Oregon and PNW] [Eugene forecast at a glance]
Around Oregon & PNW:  

   [Oregon state weather roundup} [Portland region zone forecasts] [Eugene forecast at a glance]
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Plots of recent conditions at stations near Eugene:  U. Utah MesoWestData
   [Eugene Airport 111m]   [Willow Cr. (W. Eugene) 139m]   [Emigrant Pass (Cascades) 1170m]
   [Finley National Wildlife Refuge (Willamette Valley 94m]   [Brush Cr. (Coburg Hills) 700m]
 
US Daily Weather Map: [yesterday] [historical]  NWS Hydromet. Prediction Center
Plots of daily data:  [Eugene] [Portland]

National Weather Service in Portland


Satellite Images back to top
1 km-resolution GOES-10 visible satellite images:

NOAA Western Regional Center

  centered on [Medford] [Portland] [Pendleton]     movies [Medford] [Portand] [Pendleton]
Current GOES-10 satellite images (West):

NOAA (NESDIS)

  [Western Vis] [Western IR] [Western WV] [Alaska IR] [Hawaii IR] [W Hemis IR] [W Hemis Vis]
  movies
[Western IR] [Western Vis] [Western WV]   
[realtime satellite image page]
Full-disk images around the world:
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  IR  [GOES E] [GOES W] [MTSAT] [IODC] [Meteosat]
Aviation Weather Center international mosaics:

NOAA AWC

  [N. Pacific]
GOES-W Images:

U. Wisc. SSEC

  NH [visible] [IR] [WV]  globe [visible] [IR] [WV]  [animations]
  global composites [IR] [water vapor] [montage] movies
[IR] [water vapor] [montage]            
NRL Satellite and Model Output Overlays

NRL Satellite Meteorology

  [E Pacific]  [Overlay home]
Satellite images of recent events (storms, floods, fires, volcanoes, etc):

NOAA (EVL)

  [images]
Daily snow and ice cover images:

NOAA (SSD)

  [N Hemis] [US] [Alaska] [Eurasia]
Water vapor images: 

NOAA ESRL PSD Real-Time Satellite Images

  most recent pass:  [Pacific] [Globe]   animations: [Pacific] [Globe]  
SSM/I Water vapor images: 

RSS

  [daily passes] [3-day] [weekly] [monthly]
MODIS Rapid Response Fire Images:

NASA

  [image page] [Oregon] [western U.S.]
SSD Fire Products:

NOAA (SSD)

  [Images]
CIMSS Satellite Blog [link]

U. Wisc. SSEC


Upper Air and Surface Winds back to top
N. Hemisphere and N. Pacific maps

California Regional Weather Server

  [northern-hemisphere jet stream map]  [ SLP and satellite map]  [500mb and satellite map]
Upper-level and surface winds

NOAA ESRL PSD (CDC)

  [NH 250mb hgts & winds] [10-day animation] [NH SLP] [NH Temperature]
NH 500mb [1-day] [1-day anomaly] [30-day animation] [30-day anomaly animation]
Global SLP [1-day] [1-day anomaly] [30-day animation] [30-day anomaly animation]
Global surface winds [1-day] [1-day anomaly] [30-day animation] [30-day anomaly animation]
Storm tracks [N. Amer] [S. Hemis] [North Pacific]

 Climate Prediction Center

Sounding Salem  [SkewT/logP chart] [data]

 UNISYS Weather

Facsimile charts  [NWSFAX] [International]

NWS Telecomm Op Center


Surface Weather back to top
Current conditions 

The Weather Channel

  [US Surface] [radar] [temp (F)] [dew pt. temp. (F)] [winds (mph)] [IR satellite]
Surface analyses  [latest]

NWS Hydrometeorological Prediction Center

RUC model -- current conditions:

NCAR Real-Time Weather Data

  [PNW surface] [temperature] [dew pt. temp] [SLP & winds] [precip]             
Forecast surface conditions

TWC

  [morning] [midday] [evening] [tomorrow] [precipitation] [snowfall]
Severe weather

NOAA/NWS/NCEP Storm Prediction Center

  [current convective watches] [SPC forecast products]
Air traffic

FAA

  [current airport delays] [airspace system status]
Facsimile charts  [NWSFAX] [International]

NWS Telecomm Op Center


Radar and Lightning back to top
NWS Radar images

NWS

  [Portland] [Medford] [Pendleton] [Seattle] [Boise] [Reno] [Eureka] [PNW] [US]   [PNW loop] [US loop]
Air Weather Center [US image] [loop]

NWS Aviation Weather Center

TWC current radar [western US] [US] [NW US]

The Weather Channel

Lightning
  [US Lightning & Radar] (last 15 minutes)

The Weather Channel

  [US]  (last 2 hours)

Vaisala

  [US] [globe] (last 2 hours)

United States Precision Lightning Network


Weather & Traffic Cameras back to top
NWS Oregon weather cameras [images] 

National Weather Service in Portland

ODOT TripCheck road cams [cam page]

Oregon Department of Transportation

Other web cams

around Eugene: 

[UO (Geography Weathercam)] [UO PLC] [Blanton Heights (KVAL)]

around Oregon: 

[Portland] [Santiam Pass] [Willamette Pass] [Klamath Falls] [Medford] [CoosBay] [Astoria] [Siskiyou Summit] [Gov't Camp] [Meacham] [The Dalles] [Lakeview] [Snake R.] [Paisley] [Valley Falls] [Riley] [Pendleton] [Diamond L.] [Florence]

other locations: 

[Mt. St. Helens]  


Short-Term and Medium-Range Forecasts back to top
National forecast maps  [map matrix]    

National Centers for Environmental Prediction

PNW Discussions, forecasts and outlooks [links]

National Weather Service in Portland

TWC Weekly Planner

The Weather Channel

 

Jet  stream

Mon

Tues

Weds

Thurs

Fri

Sat

Sun

 

Weather

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Tues

Weds

Thurs

Fri

Sat

Sun

TWC 10-day planner (refresh to get current maps)  

Today

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Day 10

Tonight

Night 2

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Night 6

Night 7

Night 8

Night 9

Night 10

 
PNW MM5 mesoscale numerical forecasts

NW Regional Modeling Consortium

    Current runs:  Descriptions of images   model topography:  36km | 12km | 4km      land cover:  36km | 12km | 4km    

WRF-GFS 36km

  

slp, sfc

2m temp

1hr precip

700mb vert vel

500mb vort

300mb winds

850 mb rh

CAPE

 

WRF-GFS 12km

  

slp, sfc

2m temp

1hr precip

700mb vert vel

500mb vort

300mb winds

850 mb rh

CAPE

 

WRF-GFS   4km

  

OR slp, sfc

1hr precip cross-secs: S. Will Val N. Will Val.

 

 

 

MM5-NAM 36km

  

slp, sfc

2m temp

1hr precip

700mb vert vel

500mb vort

300mb winds

850 mb rh

CAPE

 

MM5-NAM 12km

  

slp, sfc

2m temp

1hr precip

700mb vert vel

500mb vort

300mb winds

850 mb rh

CAPE

 

Ext WRF-GFS 36km

  

slp, sfc

2m temp

3hr precip

700mb vert vel

500mb vort

300mb winds

850 mb rh

CAPE

 

Ext WRF-GFS 12km

  

slp, sfc

2m temp

3hr precip

700mb vert vel

500mb vort

300mb winds

850 mb rh

CAPE

    Snow:

WRF-GFS 12km

 

1hr snow

Pr frz ppt

24hr snow

MM5-NAM12 km

 

1hr snow

Pr frz ppt

 

WRF-GFS 4km

 

1hr snow

Pr frz ppt

24hr snow

Ext WRF-GFS12 km

 

3hr snow

Pr frz ppt

24hr snow

WRF-GFS OR 4km

 

1hr snow

 

24hr snow

 

 

 

 

 

    Water vapor:
            WRF-GFS 36 km :  column integrated w.v.
       Ext WRF=GFS 36km:  column integrated w.v.
 

NCEP N. Amer. Mesoscale Model (NAM) Forecasts   [images and animations]

NCEP

 

NCEP Short-term and medium-range forecasts

NOAA ESRL PSD (CDC)

GFS Map Type

short-term

 medium-range

250mb heights and wind speed,
  shows forecast jet-stream configuration

12-48 hrs
1-2 days

60-96 hrs
3-4 days

0-72 hrs
0-3 days

96-168 hrs
4-7 days

500mb heights and absolute vorticity,
  shows forecast storm-track and weather-system conrols

12-48 hrs
1-2 days

60-96 hrs
3-4 days

0-72 hrs
0-3 days

96-168 hrs
4-7 days

700mb heights and vertical velocity,
  shows forecast trajectories of airmasses and precip controls

12-48 hrs
1-2 days

60-96 hrs
3-4 days

0-72 hrs
0-3 days

96-168 hrs
4-7 days

850-500mb relative humidity and 700mb heights
  shows midtropospheric moisture and flow

12-48 hrs
1-2 days

60-96 hrs
3-4 days
0-72 hrs
0-3 days
96-168 hrs
4-7 days

850mb heights and temperature,
  shows forecast near-surface airflow and airmass temperature

12-48 hrs
1-2 days

60-96 hrs
3-4 days

0-72 hrs
0-3 days

96-168 hrs
4-7 days

Mean sea-level pressure and 1000-500mb thickness,
  shows forecast surface conditions (winds and temperature)

12-48 hrs
1-2 days

60-96 hrs
3-4 days

0-72 hrs
0-3 days

96-168 hrs
4-7 days

Forecast accumulated precipitation,
  shows expected precipitation amounts

12-48 hrs
1-2 days

60-96 hrs
3-4 days

0-72 hrs
0-3 days

96-168 hrs
4-7 days

 
NCEP Medium-range forecasts (Northern Hemisphere)

Univ. Wisc. AOS Dept.

GFS Map Type

       

300mb heights and wind speed,
  shows forecast jet-stream configuration

00 UTC 06 UTC 12 UTC 18 UTC

500mb heights, winds, and absolute vorticity,
  shows forecast storm-track and weather-system conrols

00 UTC 06 UTC 12 UTC 18 UTC

700mb heights, vertical velocity, and winds
  shows forecast trajectories of airmasses and precip controls

00 UTC 06 UTC 12 UTC 18 UTC

850-500mb integrated relative humidity and lifted index
  shows shows potential for severe weather

00 UTC 06 UTC 12 UTC 18 UTC

850mb temperature, heights, and winds
  shows forecast near-surface airflow and airmass temperature

00 UTC 06 UTC 12 UTC 18 UTC

Forecast accumulated precipitation and surface pressure,
  shows expected precipitation amounts

00 UTC 06 UTC 12 UTC 18 UTC

NCEP Short-term and medium-range forecasts  [NCEP]  [UNISYS Weather]  [COLA/IGES]

 
NCEP Northern Hemisphere upper-air forecasts 

NOAA ESRL PSD (CDC)

  [500mb] [500mb anomalies] [1000-500mb thickness] [500mb spaghetti plot]
Forecast "Meteograms" for Portland 

COLA/IGES

  [84-hr] [8-day] [Day 8-16] [key to meteograms]
Aviation Weather Center [forecast charts]

NWS AWC

Quantitive Precip Forecasts [maps] [6-hourly loop]

NWS Hydrometeorological Prediction Center

Tropical predications [images and discussions]  

National Hurricane Center


Long-Range Forecasts and Outlooks back to top
CPC Outlooks

Climate Prediction Center

  [CPC home page]  [US Hazards Briefing]  [Long-lead briefing] 
  Outlooks [6 - 10 Day] [8 - 14 Day] [Monthly] [Seasonal] [CFS forecast (incl ENSO)]
Teleconnection indices [observations and forecasts]

NOAA ESRL PSD (CDC)

Week two probability forecasts [maps] (note counterintuitive precipitation colors)   
10-Day Outlooks from NCEP predictions

COLA/IGES

Continental US

[temperature]

[precipitation]

[soil moisture]

Canada & Alaska

[temperature]

[precipitation]

[soil moisture]

Mexico & Cent. America

[temperature]

[precipitation]

[soil moisture]

Western US Water Supply Outlook [links]

USDA National Water and Climate Center


Other Forecasts (Fires, Floods, Marine) back to top
NW Oregon watches and warnings [link]

NWS in Portland

Oregon debris flow warnings and advisories [link]

Oregon Dept. Forestry

Significant flood outlook [link]

NWS Hydrometeorological Prediction Center

NE Pacific coastal and marine forecasts [link]

National Weather Service in Portland

PNW winds, waves, and tide tables [link]  
Current wildland fire information [link]

National Interagency Fire Center

GeoMAC Wildfire Mapping [link]

GeoMAC Wildland Fire Support

PNW fire weather forecasts [link]

National Weather Service in Portland

US fire weather forecasts [link]

OAA/NWS/NCEP Storm Prediction Center

Avalanche forecasts [link]

NW Weather & Avalanche Center

Volcanic ash-cloud forecasts [link]

NOAA Air Resources Laboratory

Cascade Range current activity updates [link]

USGS Cascades Volcano Observatory


Climate Anomaly Maps & Diagrams back to top
Global anomaly maps         [PSD map room]

NOAA ESRL PSD (CDC)

1-day

7-day

30-day

90-day

500 mb heights

[mean]

[anomaly]

[mean]

[anomaly]

[mean]

[anomaly]

[mean]

[anomaly]

Surface winds

[mean]

[anomaly]

[mean]

[anomaly]

[mean]

[anomaly]

[mean]

[anomaly]

Sea-level pressure

[mean]

[anomaly]

[mean]

[anomaly]

[mean]

[anomaly]

[mean]

[anomaly]

Surface temp.

[mean]

[anomaly]

[mean]

[anomaly]

[mean]

[anomaly]

[mean]

[anomaly]

Sea surface temp.

[mean]

[anomaly]

[mean]

[anomaly]

[mean]

[anomaly]

Hovmöller Plots:  [tropical SSTs (40E-80W] [eastern and western Pacific zonal means]

US 30-day anomalies:  [temperature] [precipitation] Climate Prediction Center
 
Climate Prediction Center Products

Climate Prediction Center

Western US climate anomalies [maps and tables]

Western Regional Climate Center


Climate Anomaly Discussions back to top
NOAA Climate Monitoring Portal [link]

NOAA

Bulletins and Monthly and Weekly Reports:
Climate Diagnostics Bulletin [current month] [archive]  

Climate Prediction Center

Expert assessments [link]
NCDC Climate Perspectives

National Climatic Data Center

  Current State of the Climate [link]
  Annual State of the Climate Reports [link] from BAMS
  Global and US hazards/Climate Extremes Weekly Focus [link]
  Worldwide Weather and Climate Events [link]
  Global Climate Change [link]
  Global Warming FAQs [link]
Climate Monitor [link]

Climate Research Unit (UEA)

El Niño / Southern Oscillation (ENSO):

El Niño Theme Page [link]

NOAA

CPC ENSO Pages

Climate Prediction Center

  [CPC ENSO page] [ENSO Diagnostic discussion & weekly update] [ENSO Assessment .pdf]
  [Monthly atmospheric and SST indices] [Enso Tutorial] [El NiIño/La Niña] [CFS forecast (incl ENSO)]
ENSO Information Page [link] [SST animation] [ENSO response plotting]

NOAA ESRL PSD (CDC)

Intraseasonal Oscillations  [monitoring] [MJO]

Climate Prediction Center

Other climate-mode indices  [NCAR CAS]

 NCAR CAS


Water Resources back to top
Current discharge [Willamette R. at Harrisburg]

U.S. Geological Survey

  National Water Conditions [monthly] [daily] 
Pacific NW snow data [link]

National Weather Service in Portland

US Drought Monitor [link]

National Drought Mitigation Center

Soil moisture anomalies [maps]

Climate Prediction Center

PNW river forecasts [maps]

Northwest River Forecast Center

Western US water supply

USDA National Water and Climate Center

  [outlook]  [snowpack maps, SNOTEL data]

Other Environmental Information back to top
Current levels of greenhouse gases [plots] [AGGI]

NOAA Earth System Research Laboratory

NASA Earth Observatory  [new images]

NASA

Weekly Weather and Crop Bulletin [link]

USDA

Latest UV Index [map] [text]   

Climate Prediction Center

Current solar images and sunspot data  [images]

NASA

Space weather [current conditions]

NOAA NWS Space Environment Center

Current atmospheric composition [links]

NASA

  [NASA Ozone Hole Watch]
Current pollen and spore counts [Eugene]

AAAAI Nat. Allergy Bureau

Air pollution indicators [maps]

National Atmospheric Deposition Program

Air-quality trends [links]

US EPA

Local air quality [current] [maps] 

LRAPA (Lane Regional Air Pollution Authority)

Earthquakes [PNW] [N. Calif.] [S. Calif.] 

The Weather Channel

Tsunamis [warning page] [data bouy center]

NWS Tsunami Centers


Climate Data back to top
  NCDC [online climate data and publications]

National Climatic Data Center


Pacific Storm Tracking                    

(Click on Refresh or Reload to get the latest images.)

GOES Satellite:  Recent Images 
Movies

  [Western IR] [Western Vis--daytime only] [Western WV]
  [Western IR] [Western Vis--daytime only] [Western WV]

NWS Radar

  [PNW latest] [PNW loop]
   
PNW WRF-GFW numerical weather forecast movies

NE Pacific

PNW OR
  1-hour precipitation and sea-level pressure 1hr precip 1hr precip 1hr precip
  Sea-level pressure, surface winds and temperature slp, sfc slp, sfc OR slp, sfc
  300mb (jet stream) winds and wind speed 300mb winds 300mb winds  
  500mb surface heights and vorticity 500mb vort 500mb vort  
  700mb vertical velocity and winds 700mb vert vel 700mb vert vel  
  2-m Air temperature 2m temp 2m temp  
  800mb heights and relative humidity 850 mb rh 850 mb rh 850mb T

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Department of Geography / University of Oregon
bartlein@uoregon.edu