The National Severe Storms Laboratory is one of NOAA's internationally known Environmental Research Laboratories, leading the way in investigations of all aspects of severe weather. Headquartered in Norman OK with staff in Colorado, Nevada, Washington, Utah, and Wisconsin.
Records anecdotal stories about hurricanes, fires, extreme temperatures, tornadoes, flooding, droughts and other weather related phenomena.
Large collection of links to sites about weather (hurricanes, blizzards, and tornadoes) and a section with storm updates.
Background information on the top weather events around the world. Compiled by NOAA.
Image galleries of weather phenomena in Canada as well as tools for chasing tornadoes on the internet. Site in both English and French.
Cloud chart that contains all of the major cloud groups, along with pictures and detailed descriptions of each.
Collection of photographs of cloud formations, organized according to standard cloud classifications.
Brief review of the monsoon basics and the tropospheric biennial oscillation.
Pictures and descriptions of Australian hailstorms, tornados, and weather.
Lenticular Cloud Photo by Doug Sudduth, taken from near Bakersville,NC on 12/26/99 in the lea of the Black Mountain range.