Great Links for Tracking Hurricanes

Mike Schuler
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August 30, 2008

With Hurricane Gustav now a Category 4 and gaining strength, the 2008 season is really starting to peak in strength.  So gCaptain has put together a list of the best hurricane tracking website to help keep you informed and stay safe.  Below are links and graphs we are using to track Gustav tracks any active tropical depression, tropical storm or hurricane with accompanying news and any watches or warnings. Click on the map to interact.

Weather Underground provides forecasts for the US and the world with a fast, easy to use interface. The site is full weather maps, graphics and radar images, including a great tropical weather section with satellite maps, sea surface temperatures and hurricane advisories.

Of course NOAA has some of the most extensive, accurate and up to minute information to help track storms and provides official US weather, marine, fire and aviation forecasts, warnings, meteorological products, climate forecasts and information about meteorology.  NOAA’s National Hurricane Center will provide you with everything you need to know to stay safe and knowledgable.

The US Navy NOGAPS Weather Forecast is another great resource for tracking storms with information provided by the US Navy Operational Global Atmospheric Prediction System.

Of the countless sites out there to help track weather, these are just a few of our favorites, so hopefully this will help everyone with their hurricane tracking needs.  After all the best way to stay safe is to stay informed so if anyone out there knows any other great resources you prefer, we would love to hear your thoughts in the comments.

LINKS: Hurricane Tracking

Weather Underground’s Tropical Weather Page

NOAA’s National Hurricane Center

US Navy NOGAPS Forecast

All these links can also be found in gCaptain Tools Section

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