Weather Links

The following links may be helpful in monitoring the weather.

Weather Outlook Information
NOAA Storm Prediction Center  (Updated October 3, 2011)

Forecast Information  
NWS The San Francisco Area Weather
NWS Martinez, CA Local 7-Day Forecast
NWS Martinez, CA Hourly Weather Forecast Graph
NWS Martinez, CA Graphical Forecast - [Quickcast]
NWS ForecastWeather Table Interface
NWS Bay Area Graphical QPF
NWS Graphical Forecasts - San Francisco/Monterey, CA

San Francisco State University (SFSU) California Regional Weather Server
    SFSU - Composite Weather Maps
    SFSU - Barametric Pressure Maps
    SFSU - Sea Level Barometric Analysis
    SFSU - height of analysis at 300mb
    SFSU - height analysis at 500 mb
    SFSU - jet stream model

Forecast and Current Conditions
CNRFC Google™ Maps Interface

Current Information
CDEC Stations Map (Central Co - pan to locate others)
Concord Buchanan Field, California
USGS Marsh Creek Stream Gage, Brentwood
USGS San Ramon Stream Gage, San Ramon
USGS Water Watch Map  (Google™ Maps Version)
USGS Google™ Maps Real-Time Stream Flow

NWS South Pacific Loop
NWS San Francisco Bay Area Radar
NWS San Francisco Bay Area, Base Reflectivity Loop
NWS Satellite Imagery
    Infrared ,Western US, 28KM, Animated (best for viewing Pacific storms)
NWS Observed Precipitation Map-San Francisco Bay Area
NWS Google™ Maps Data Interfaces
NWS Google™ Maps Data Interfaces - Precipitation
NWS Contra Costa County Precipitation Map
NWS 24 Hour Precipitation Summary
    (Pan Down To - San Francisco Bay Area-Peninsula and East Bay Counties)
NWS 3-day History at Concord, Buchanan Field, CA

Tide Information

NWS Tide Gauge Links
NWS Google Maps
NWS California Tides: Table (look for interactive map link at top)
NWS California Tides: Map (give it time to load and pan over to California)

Drought Information

Drought Monitor

Groundwater Information
Department of Water Resources (IRWIS)

General Information
NASA Earth Observatory
Information from Private Industry
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CBS Channel 5 San Francisco Radar
Weatherunderground.com for Martinez
  Weatherunderground radar for Contra Costa County
  Weatherunderground.com "WonderMap"
Accuweather.com
Weather.com Bay Area Interactive Weather Map
    Weather.com NE Pacific Ocean (animated)
    Weather.com Eastern Pacific Ocean (animated)
Intellicast.com Interactive Map
    Intellicast.com Northern California (animated)
    Intellicast.com SF Bay Area (animate)
Tides from www.saltwatertides.com
Weather Alert Services (new 7-29-13)

Abbreviations

NWS = National Weather Service (part of NOAA)
NOAA = National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
USGS = United States Geological Survey