Subject: I1) Where can I get real-time advisories for tropical cyclones?
There are two good ways to get these. Either have the advisories sent directly to you via email or visit sites via the World Wide Web.
Option 1: Advisories automatically sent to you
WX-ATLAN was created for people who want receive, as an email, tropical bulletins originating from the US National Hurricane Center on Atlantic tropical systems. To get information as to how to sign up onto WX-ATLAN, go to this page and register your email address. WX-TROPL is for people who want receive, as an email, tropical weather discussions, high seas forecasts, marine bulletins, and recon messages on systems in other basins from the US NOAA Hurricane Center, the Central Pacific Hurricane Center, and the Joint Typhoon Warning Center. For more information, check the archive here.
Option 2: Get the advisories via surfing the Web
The World Wide Web is a great source for real-time tropical cyclone advisories. For brevity here are some reliable http sites (provided by Gary Gray):
Tropical Prediction Center Products
Tropical Prediction Center Graphics
NOAA’s Central Pacific Hurricane Center
Atlantic Tropical Weather Center (Everything)
Weather Underground (Everything)
Univ. Hawaii (Central Pacific weather)
Golden Triangle Weather Page
SUNY Brockport Hurricane Page (Search tool for text products)
Terrapin Associates (JAVA animated storm tracking)
Puerto Rico NWS (Advisories in English)
Puerto Rico NWS (Advisories en Español)
Tampa Bay Online (Local info and advisories)