NSSL Learning Resources

Severe Weather 101

Learn about thunderstorms, tornadoes, hail, lightning, floods, damaging winds and severe winter weather. What is a wall cloud? What's the difference between a watch and a warning? Is it ever “too cold to snow”?

More →

For Educators

A list of resources for those who teach weather and climate.

More →

For Students

Coloring books you can download, weather games, and more!

More →

For Everyone

Information you can use: about severe weather safety, storm and weather data, games for the kids, educational programs and opportunities, and more.

More →

HotSeat: You Be the Forecaster! (beta)

NSSL’s HotSeat Warning Simulator is an educational tool for all ages. This tool is intended to provide participants with an appreciation of the meteorology of severe weather events and the decision-making process that goes into NWS warnings. (Beta version: in development.)

More →