Weather Resources

Weather Resources

Quick Local Weather Overviews:
Impact-Based Decision Support Services (IDSS): Three and Five-Day Overviews — (locations can be changed through the Search feature and and the order of information presented through the Legend link)
— Current Doppler Radar: — Specific locations in the United States can be seen by clicking on any point on the map, dragging the map to a location, or by entering the community in the Search Map bar.

Weather Overviews – National Weather Service (NWS):
— National:
— NWS Weather Prediction Center:
— NWS Storm Prediction Center:
— NWS Climate Prediction Center (Extended Forecasts):

NWS Regional Forecast Offices:
— Eastern Region: (Includes New York and nearby states)
— Buffalo: (Allegany County west)
— Binghamton: (Steuben County east)
— State College, Pa.: (adjoining Pennsylvania counties)
User Notes:
Local weather forecasts for specific areas are accessible through the Search feature in the upper left corner of most NWS pages.
Hourly Weather Forecasts, which project temperatures, winds, precipitation and more for each hour throughout the day are found on the lower right side of local weather pages.

National Weather Service – Facebook
— National:
— Eastern Region:
— Buffalo:
— Binghamton:
— State College:

Snow and Ice Forecasts – National Weather Service
— Buffalo:
— Binghamton:
— State College:

Experimental Weather Component Maps Over the Next Seven Days
— Buffalo:
— Binghamton:
— State College:

Miscellaneous Weather
— University at Albany NYS Mesonet Weather Network:

Weather Safety Preparedness – Before, During and After
— NWS Weather Safety Categories:
— NWS Winter Weather Safety:
— NWS Cold Weather Safety:
— – Disasters and Emergencies:

Power Outage Status and to Report an Outage – DO NOT CALL 911
— New York State:
— Pennsylvania:

Air Quality Alerts – NYS Department of Environmental Conservation:
– State-wide:
– Air Quality Monitoring Information:

Air Quality – U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
— AirNow:
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