Severe Weather: Alerts and Tracking
Government-Issued Alerts (US and Canada)
Severe Weather Alerts (United States)
CustomWeather offers real-time severe weather alerts for the entire US. Alerts are provided as soon as they are issued by the National Weather Service. No other weather provider offers real-time access to this information in so many unique technical formats.
Environment Canada Severe Weather Alerts (Canada)
Features location-specific warnings, watches, and advisories on a real-time basis as issued by Environment Canada. The alerts are categorized according to 38 alert types including thunderstorm warnings, winter storm warnings, marine warnings, and wind advisories. Alerts are restricted to within Canada. Canadian alerts are also offered as part of a U.S.-Canada combined alert product..
Global Alerts and Advisories
Sample Custom Alert Email
Sample Custom Alert Email
Custom alerts can be generated for any specific weather criteria, either in the past based on climate data or in the future based on weather forecasts. Weather alerts can also be generated that incorporate both past and future weather data. CustomWeather’s custom alerts can be sent out via email to specific user groups, via FTP, or via SMS using carrier email-to-SMS transmission.
Sample Observation Alert
Current Condition Observation Alerts
Features alert notification of severe weather events based on thousands of real-time current condition reports globally. The alerts are issued against our standard criteria, but can also be customized for the requirements of the client.
Sample Forecasted Significant Weather Alert
Forecasted Significant Weather
Forecasted Significant Weather highlights areas with the most significant weather as compared to climatology. Created to be used in conjunction with Severe Weather Advisories, Forecasted Significant Weather assigns a number between 0-100 to represent the significance of weather in a particular location with a focus on precipitation, winds, and temperature.
Severe Weather Advisories
The first and only worldwide severe weather advisory system. Our advisories inform people around the globe of potentially dangerous or severe weather conditions in their local area BEFORE they happen. Advisories are updated four times daily and are available for all 70,000+ worldwide locations in CustomWeather’s database. Advisories cover the next 24 hours but options for the next 6 hours, 48 hours, and upcoming 5 days are also available.
- Lightning Strider Alerts (US only)
- High winds
- Freeze alerts
- Ice accretion
- Extreme heat alerts
- Hail potential
- Tornado potential
- Surf alerts
- Tropical storm updates
Hurricane Tracking (Global)
CustomWeather offers tropical storm and hurricane tracking products for the North Atlantic, North pacific, and Indian Oceans throughout the hurricane season.
Current and Forecasted Tracking information includes:
- Current movement and minimum central pressure.
- Forecasted storm positions, wind speeds, wind gusts, wind radii, and wave radii for the next 72 hours.
Tropical storm paths, error cones, and wind swaths are available in a range of GIS formats enabling integration of the data directly into a client’s own geospatial application. Click here for more details about CustomWeather GIS services.
CustomWeather offers proprietary tracking maps with both past track information and future path projection. All information is in an easy to read format for optimum plotting and display.
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