Near Realtime Wind Flow Map

biradarcm(7b)June 22, 2012

This is cool and more or less follow with mesonet data I check now

Here is a link that might be useful: wind map

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

That is fantastic and I love it.

    Bookmark   June 22, 2012 at 5:24PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

That is beyond cool!

    Bookmark   June 22, 2012 at 8:46PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

It is beyond cool and the only thing I can think of to improve it would be if we could see the State lines instead of just the US outline. I have two monitors so I had it running on one and the wind direction map on the Mesonet site on the other. It looked like a good match to me. I kept clicking around on the wind chart until I was very close to my location. It is a fun thing to watch.

While I was watching it the wind was flowing from the west and over the Rockies then being caught with the wind from the south/southeast and flowing north together. Many times when I lived in Aurora CO, we would laugh because the wind appeared to sweep across Denver, travel a few miles and roll back up again and there seemed to be much more wind than when I lived in Denver, although it is just a few miles. Todays wind flow chart looked exactly like that to me.

I plan to check it again tonight when the US is dark and see the difference. I suspect the wind will die down some. Fun website. Carol

    Bookmark   June 22, 2012 at 9:23PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Scot, look at where the winds merge, and compare it to this map. This is going to be fun to watch during a storm.

Here is a link that might be useful: TOR-CON

    Bookmark   June 22, 2012 at 9:57PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
owiebrain(5 MO)

That is so cool!!!!! Right now, the "windy city" is a giant blob of stillness. I'm finding that funnier than it should be. LOL

Carol, thanks for the email pointing me here! I have my head stuck in the oven most days so am not getting to peek in here as much as I'd like.


    Bookmark   June 23, 2012 at 1:33AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
Okiedawn OK Zone 7


It is way beyond cool and I love it too. Thank you for sharing it with us.

If we weren't weather watchers before we became gardeners, dealing with the weather here and how it affects our gardens sure has turned a lot of us into weather watchers!

Diane, You be careful putting your head in the oven. : )

I am so glad your baking venture and farmer's market gig is working out so well.


    Bookmark   June 23, 2012 at 9:59AM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo

Diane, When I worked at Tinker, we would always say that whoever named Chicago the windy city had never been to OKC. LOL This map is a true graphic of 'the wind comes sweeping down the plains'.

    Bookmark   June 23, 2012 at 2:46PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Any reason not to go ahead and plant now?
I'm seeing nothing even close to below 40 for the next...
asparagus is up
Went out to plant corn and peas and noticed I had about...
mksmth zone 6b Tulsa Oklahoma
Which Inoculant for Which Legume?
No questions. Yay! Great little pamphlet, here. It...
George, On Double Digging for Tomatoes
Bermuda stolons, Johnson Grass Roots. Field Bindweed,...
My Onions Are IN, now about snakes...
Thank you, Ms Dawn. Sorry for the late reply to your...
Sponsored Products
House of Troy Generation Table Lamp
$180.00 | LuxeDecor
Design House Ashland 5251 Double Handle Utility Faucet - 525139
$61.99 | Hayneedle
St. James Outdoor Loveseat Cover - Sand
$189.50 | FRONTGATE
Coolaroo Canopies 12 ft. x 10 ft. Ivory Rectangle Ultra Shade Sail with Kit
Home Depot
Kichler Wedgeport Olde Bronze Pendant 1-Light
Grohe Rainshower Rustic Shower Set - Starlight Chrome
Modern Bathroom
VIGO Zebra Glass Vessel Sink and Faucet Set in Oil Rubbed Bronze
Modern Bathroom
Wind Line voltage Rail Kit by Nora Lighting
$339.90 | Lumens
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™