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National Weather Service - Brownsville
The National Weather Service in Brownsville maintains this excellent website containing links to radar and satellite images, computer forecasts, hydrology, climatology, aviation forecasts and more.

IBWC
The International Boundary and Water Commission reports the latest information on the levels of Falcon and Amistad Reservoirs on this website. Detailed reports are updated weekly.

Rio Grande River Conditions
This is another IBWC website. Here you'll find the latest Rio Grande River flow conditions, updated daily.

NCEP
This is the official website of the National Hurricane Center/Tropical Prediction Center. Pretty much everything you want to know about tropical weather, including hurricanes threatening the South Texas coastline, can be found here.

OSEI
Here's a site where you can find amazing photographs taken from space of significant events around the world. The Operational Significant Event Imagery website includes photos of hurricanes, volcanoes, forest fires, floods and dust storms.

Sky View Cafe
This is an awesome website detailing the nite sky! A quick look at the map of the sky and you'll be able to go outside and figure out just which planets and stars you're seeing. The Sky View Cafe map is updated each minute - and can be programmed specifically for your location.

Storm Spotting at Home

Just for Kids

The Weather Dude: Weather for Kids

Weather Wiz Kids Hurricane Page

National Weather Service and Owlie Skywarn (PDF)

FEMA for Kids: Hurricanes

UCAR's Web Weather for Kids Hurricane Page

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