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Below are various resources from across the Weather Enterprise including links to commercial, academic, and governmental products and services. These lists contain the providers/services that we know.  If you are a provider of a weather, water, or climate alerting service and want your service added to the lists below, please contact us at: (this email address is not for subscribing to NWS alerts.)

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Company listings are in alphabetical order.


  • Company/Website Link to Home Page
  • Link to Specific Service (if applicable)
  • Weather Topic Addressed
  • Price
  •      Regional, National, or Global
  • Description
  • Area, if Regional
American Meteorological Society Education Education general FREE Global/national-scale AMS can help you educate the next generation of atmospheric, oceanic, and hydrologic scientists and professionals. Join the 100,000+ teachers and millions of students who have benefited from the training programs, workshops, and undergraduate courses that we offer.  
How The Weatherworks Education general FREE/$ Global/national-scale Provides opportunities for learning, mentoring, and weather camps to educate students about math, science, and meteorology.  
How The Weatherworks Education general $ Global/national-scale How The Weatherworks provides forensic weather services, including reconstructing past weather events, and interpretation and expert witness testimony.  They also provide opportunities for learning, mentoring, and weather camps to educate students about math, science, and meteorology.  
Locus Weather Education general $ Global/national-scale Locus Weather provides custom weather forecasts, including those for ocean voyages, yacht races, and for general marine use. Also available are forecasts for radio and TV.  They offer past weather research and analysis and expert testimony.  Also available are weather seminars and courses.  
NWS Jetstream Education general FREE Global/national-scale Online modules for supplemental learning  
NWS Weather-Ready Nation Education/Safety general FREE Global/national-scale NOAA’s Weather–Ready Nation is about readying your community for extreme weather, water, and climate events.  
PLAN!TNOW Education/Safety general FREE/$ Global/national-scale Advocates for the power of preparedness as we educate, engage and connect people and organizations preparing for and dealing with natural and human-made disasters.  
Shade Tree Meteorology Education  general $ Global/national-scale Shade Tree Meteorology provides custom weather services to clients, including reconstruction of past weather events, observations for unfolding weather events, and forecasts for future weather events. Also available are weather emergency plans, severe weather risk assessments, and teacher workshops and seminars.  
Skyview Weather Education general $ Global/national-scale Skyview Weather offers alerts for lightning and severe weather. Also available are winter weather, fire weather, and flash flood support, snow reports, custom weather forecasts, special event coverage, and education and training.  
ThoughtCo. Education general FREE Global/national-scale Variety of articles relating to the science of weather.  
WeatherSphere Education  general FREE / $ Global/national-scale WeatherSphere offers many articles about weather phenomena, and also a NOAA Hi-Def Radar App, Storm Shield App, and NOAA Weather Alerts App.   
Weatherthings Education general FREE   Global/national-scale Weatherthings offers weather educational programs, videos, images, and articles. Their primary service is weather safety and education seminars. - Natural Disasters Education general FREE Global/national-scale At WhatHappensNow, advice is offered from interviews, research, and conversations in relation to topics such as accidents, fire, health, natural disasters, theft, life, and travel.