graphics to rock you like a hurricane

As a not-so-closeted weather geek I tend to seek technology gives us some fantastic graphics, probably found none finer than the interactive Hurricane Tracker the Weather Channel uses.

Hurricane Irene Tracker

It’s easy to poke fun of what seems like an overreaction of the news media and some governments, after all, Irene turned to out to more whimper than bang to my New York City. Still did some widespread havoc, yet this is an era where more people are made aware of conditions on a moment’s notice and, in the end, this saves lives.