Weather Information

This page contains links for local area weather information, such as radar images, forecasts, and SKYWARN team information.

General Weather Information

Information from Intellicast Weather is now available on Weather Underground. Link is available below.

Dominion Energy’s Power Outage Website – useful during storms

NOAA – National Weather Service – national weather information and alerts

Norfolk Navy Weather – information from the Navy’s Norfolk operations area – The Weather Channel

Weather Matrix – The Largest online Weather Community (now a part of AccuWeather)

Weather Underground – large online weather community, highly configurable information

Tropical Weather Information

Hurricane Watch Net – lot of good info, active when hurricane is going ashore

National Hurricane Center – tropical prediction center for hurricanes and cyclones

Mike’s Weather Page – comprehensive tropical information as well as spaghetti models

Tropical Tidbits – weather models and other helpful tropical information

Skywarn Information

Wakefield National Weather Service office – weather info for southeastern Virginia

Wakefield SKYWARN – Information, Training Materials, and Training Schedule

Wakefield SKYWARN Amateur Radio Support Team Web page – News and information from the SKYWARN support teams for the Wakefield forecast office

Local Radar Links

In December 2020 the National Weather Service deployed a new way to view radar images from across the country. This replaces the previous way of viewing radar images. Below are links to specific views for the Wakefield Radar site.

Base Reflectivity

Composite Reflectivity

Dual-Polarization Reflectivity (shows precipitation types)

One-Hour Precipitation Accumulation

Storm Total Precipitation

National Radar

Click here for a national radar map from the National Weather Service

Space Weather

Solar X-rays: Status

Geomagnetic Field:Status


Explanation of Solar and Geomagnetic “values”