Severe Storm Lab

Big Bend Weather Storm Lab


Storm Lab Info


Severe Storms

  • Storm Tracker - Our premier application for the detection and tracking of severe storms in Real Time, User configurable (Requires Adobe Flash browser support)
  • Storm Station - Real Time Storm detection and tracking in pure HTML, suitable for display on most any browser
  • Lightning Display - Graphic displaying current storm cells in the Big Bend Region - updated every 60 seconds (Some browsers may cache this image - if the date and time in the upper right hand corner of the image is not the current time, please refresh your browser)
  • StrikeStar - Nation wide Lightning network. Our lightning data is uploaded to Strike Star where it is then utilized by Weatherunderground for display on their apps and radar pages


  • NWS Radar - National Weather Service NEXRAD sites showing current radar images and limits of coverage for different data sets
  • US Radar - A composite map of recent radar imagery
  • US Regional-TX - A regional (S Texas) composite radar view
  • NWS Level III Radar Status - Info box showing the current status of the Midland NWS NEXRAD radar
    • Current Status of all NWS Radar - Current status of all US NEXRAD sites showing time of last data received and color codes for latency
      xxx no latency  xxx latency > 10 mins  xxx latency > 25 mins (operator notes available)  xxx latency > 25 mins (no operator notes)

At the bottom is a link to view Messages regarding status updates from NEXRAD sites

Rio Grande

Satellite Imagery - Satellite imagery subject to availability