Hurricane Ike has brought out the weather junkies in us all, both in our steamy city of Houston and on the interwebs at large.
Here are some spots to keep up-to-date with the wild and wacky weather, as well as add photos, storm cloud divinations and other handy stuff:
- Hurricane Ike on Twitter – what the Twittersphere is buzzing about our pal Ike
- Weather Twitters from the sciencenewsblog.com
- Weatherbot – Twitter account that you follow and DM to get a 140 character personal forecast
- Accuweather updates – updates for Twitter or Tumblr
- Hurricane Ike Flickr group – started by Ed Schipul, the Flickr king
- Stormpulse – an interactive hurricane mapping and tracking site
- Houston Weather Blog – ABC 13 news channel’s weather blog
- Stormchasers Ning group – an online network for weather geeks and storm chasers. Yes, literal storm chasers.
- Fox Weather – a new Fox-run beta social network trying to put the dos in weather 2.0. Interesting site, create a profile and get personal forecasts, manipulate a number of different Google maps weather mash ups and upload photos, etc.
- Wunderground – Longtime weather network, solid maps and info – with great blogs to read too
- Hurricane Ike on Technorati – what the Blog nerds are chatting about
- (new) Hurricanes 2008 Info Center – loads of info on all of 2008′s hurricane activity
- Hide from the wind site – handy Houston projected wind speed resource