Saturday, December 27, 2008

Whither the weather?

Weather plays an important part in Kansas day to day life. Many of us watch the sky, the Internet, weather networks or the TV news for the latest information on changes in the weather.

State and federal agencies provide a wealth of information on climate and day-to-day weather in the Sunflower State. Here are some resources to keep on hand:

The National Weather Service in Kansas

---Dodge City NWS

---Goodland NWS

---Kansas City NWS

---Topeka NWS

---Wichita NWS

Current Kansas Road Conditions
(or just call 511 on your phone from anywhere in Kansas. From: Kansas Department of Transportation)

Kansas Turnpike Information
(Click on "Weather" at the top of the screen)

NOAA Weather Radio
(A nationwide network of radio stations broadcasting continuous weather information directly from the nearest National Weather Service office. Includes warnings, watches and alert notices)

Kansas Weather Emergencies
(Information from the Kansas Adjutant General's Office)

Kansas Weather Data Library
(Kansas State University Research and Extension)

Kansas Climate Collection
(Kansas State University Research and Extension)

Some Weather Images
(Kansas State University Research and Extension)

Weather Trivia
(Just for fun and a bit of education!)

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