Sun Jun 12 2005 01:21 AM
Clark's Info & Links


Please do not copy & paste the information I provide here to other websites, particularly without giving credit for the information. Instead, please link to it at My posts here are intended for informational use only. I attempt to highlight factors at play when making forecasts for tropical cyclones and educate when replying to questions or discussing my forecast reasoning. My posts should be not construed as official information or be used as anything more than guidance. My opinions are not designed to be in competition with those of any official authority. As the website's disclaimer states, this is not an official website and the NHC's word is that which you should follow when in doubt or when making official decisions.

Storm Event & General Interest Information

Here are a series of links that I may reference in blog posts or on the main forum for the data or analysis they provide. There is a multitude of information to be gathered from these sites alone, both for the beginning forecaster as well as for the advanced tropical analyst.

Tropical Cyclone Model Track Plots:
Tropical Cyclone Model Data:
Cyclone Phase Analyses:
Naval Research Lab Tropical Information:
Satellite Service Division Dvorak Intensity Estimates:
Johns Hopkins Satellite-derived SST products:
Univ. of Wisconsin Satellite-Derived Wind Products:
Hurricane Heat Potential:
Maximum Potential Intensity:
NHC Tropical Analysis Products:

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