Weather Pictures

clouds, hurricanes, ice, lightning, tornadoes

Below are "thumbnails" of Weather Images --- arranged in groups --- Hurricanes, Tornadoes, Lightning, Clouds (Stunning Formations), and Ice (in its various forms).

You can use the table-of-contents below to go directly to the start of each of these category-groups. OR you can simply scroll down this page to spot pictures of interest.


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NOTE: This page is for personal/family use and is not a commercial site, that is, there is no income from this site via advertising or otherwise. If anyone 'stumbles' across this page somehow and objects to an image, that they created or 'own', being posted here, I will gladly remove it.

Since many of the images came (sometimes indirectly) from government agencies, such as NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration), the images are in the public domain, so there should be no permissions problems with putting copies of such images here.

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CLOUD Images


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HURRICANE Images


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Here is the track of Hurricane Isabel that hit Newport News, VA, in Sep 2003.


Here is the track of Hurricane Katrina, which hit New Orleans in Aug 2005.


Here is an animation of satellite photos of Katrina clouds, super-imposed on a map.


Here is an animation of the path of the eye of tropical storm Fran (Sep 1996),
along with arrows indicating wind direction and speed around the eye.


Here is an animation showing the U.S. named north Atlantic storms of 2005,
including Katrina, which hit New Orleans, and Rita, which hit Galveston-Houston.
In 2005, they ran through the alphabet and then started using the Greek alphabet
--- alpha, beta, gamma, delta, and epsilon.


ICE Images


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LIGHTNING Images


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TORNADO Images


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A slideshow of the large images above will be available here, someday.

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Page created 2009 Feb 09.