Friday, April 25, 2014

Watch the wind live

Hint fm windmap

We can watch the wind almost live. Some artists take the live US-wide wind data and plot the wind direction and speed on a map of the US. And they show the speed by animating it. It is simple, but powerful.

It is almost live because they get the data once per hour. That’s good enough.

Watch live at

Learn more about who did the work and how, also at

Image from It is a snap shot. The live map is animated.

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