NCDC Storm Events - Importing Data

The NCDC Storm Events database is a collection of three datasets of weather events for areas monitored by the National Weather Service. The dataset timeperiod begins in January, 1950 and ends, currently, June, 2018. There are three tables included in the database (the terms “database” and “tables” are used loosely here; they’re csv.gz files on a FTP server). details - A 51 x n dataset fatalities - A 11 x n dataset

HURDAT v0.2.0

HURDAT v0.2.0 has recently been released in CRAN. The new release contains all tropical cyclones for the 2017 season, Atlantic and east Pacific basins.

Hurricane Harvey Post Storm Report

A look at the immediate preliminary reports from local National Weather Service offices regarding weather observations from Hurricane Harvey.

RStudio in Docker

An introduction to running RStudio within Docker.