Hurricane Sandy in Wind Map

If you haven’t yet checked out Wind Map by, now might be the most dramatic view you might see in a while. Using hourly data from the National Digital Forecast Database, it shows the organic flow of wind over terrestrial US. It uses HTML5 Canvas so you do need a modern browser to see it. Here’s a live GIF snapshot of it from Monday night (Oct 29, 2012) of the Hurricane Sandy. Click through the image for a higher quality version. And if you like it enough, you can even buy a high resolution print.

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