However, the Ventusky map is flat, and I really like the way the EarthWindMap is shown on a globe. Both sites are mesmerizing!
Thanks for the link, Chrístõ. I'm in Florida (northern part), and we're all watching the approaching hurricane.
On Fri Sep 8, Chrístõ wrote
>. . make an attractive display on the EarthWindMap: tinyurl.com/ychyhdjx
>Click on the image to move inwards. The display gives the estimated wind speed at the cursor.
>‘A visualization of global weather conditions forecast by supercomputers, updated every three hours . . atmospheric pressure corresponds roughly to altitude . .several pressure layers are meteorologically interesting . . they show data assuming the earth is completely smooth.’
>Note: 1 hectopascal (hPa) = 1 millibar (mb) . .1000 hPa ~100 m, near sea level conditions.