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"Find Your Forecast" Tool - experimental


Hazards & Assessments

Weather Hazards Map

Weather Hazards

Map displays active watch, warnings, advisories and short term forecasts in the lower 48 states. 

Loop of sea-level pressures and fronts through day 7

Hazards Days 3-7

Hazards Assessment

From Monday-Friday, the Climate Prediction Center issues an outlook of weather- and climate-related hazards to the United States for the next 3 to 14 days.

Interactive U.S. Hazards Outlook

Temperature / Precipitation Outlooks

Current Conditions

Latest Surface Analysis


Surface Analysis

The Weather Prediction Center  produces surface maps which depicts the analysis of  highs, lows, fronts, troughs, outflow boundaries, squall lines, and drylines.

Regional Observations
Snowfall / Rainfall Reports

National Forecast Maps


Radar Albany NY


WSR-88D Doppler Radar

Albany NY
Montague NY
 Dual Pol Radar Training
Northeast Sector | Loop
Nationwide | Loop

Latest IR SatelliteImage


GOES and other satellite imagery

East U.S. Visible | Loop
East U.S. Infrared | Loop
Local Visible | Loop
Local Infrared | Loop

Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service Albany NY River Forecast Text Product

Rivers & Lakes

The Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service provides observations and forecasts for area rivers as well as precipitation information.

River Observations & Forecasts

Precipitation Analysis

National Snow Analyses


National Snow Analyses

Includes data on snow water equivalent, snow depth and more. The data can be view for a day or animated for a two week period or a season.


NERFC: Observed Snow Maps

U.S. Monitoring


Interactive Snow Information

National Operational Hydrologic Remote Sensing Center produces  modeled data of snow water equivalent, snow depth and more.

Airborne Snow Survey Program

Forecasts & Guidance

HPC Snowfall Forecast

Winter Weather Probability Charts

Depicts the probabilities of snow and freezing rain reaching or exceeding specific amounts issued by the Weather Prediction Center.

Heavy Snow & Icing Discussion




Probabilistic Winter Precipitation Guidance

 A multi-model ensemble is utilized by the Weather Prediction Center to produced these products.

About these products

Local Winter Probabilistic Graphics - seasonal

ALY Total Snowfall Forecast

Snowfall Accumulations

Shows forecasted snowfall accumulations for a given
time period.

2-day Regional Snowfall Forecast

Forecast Snowfall

Regional 6-hourly Graphics



Ice Accumulation

Ice Accumulation

Shows forecast Ice Accumulations






6-hour QPF

Precipitation Forecasts

Shows forecasted precipitation for a given time period.

Regional 6-hourly Graphics

Northeast River Forecest Center QPF Forecast




Precipitation Forecasts

Quantitative Precipitation Forecasts  issued by the Weather Prediction Center.

Day 1-3 QPF Loops:
6-hour --- 12-hour --- 24-hour

Day 1-7 QPF Loop

Quantitative Precipitation
Forecast Discussion

Short Range Ensemble Forecast (SREF) Products

Short-Range Ensemble Forecast 

Short-Range Ensemble Forecast  is produced by postprocessing the 21 members NCEP SREF plus the operational WRF-NAM for a total of 22 members. Special emphasis is placed on high-impact, mesoscale guidance including winter weather.


Short Range Ensemble Forecast Plume Viewer




Local Products

Example WSW

Winter Weather                   Watch-Warning-Advisory


Non-Precipitation (Wind)        Watch-Warning-Advisory


Special Weather Statements


Definitions and Preparedness Information