Google Earth weather layers being dropped

The Google Earth weather layers "Conditions and Forecast" and "Ocean Observations" have been broken for some time. We did a post on it in July this year, but at that time it had already been broken … [Read more...]

Google Earth weather layer broken again

Over the last few weeks we have had several emails from GEB readers saying that the weather information in Google Earth is not accurate. We have compared the temperatures shown in Google Earth with … [Read more...]

The ‘Clouds’ layer in Google Earth

A GEB reader recently remarked that the Google Earth Clouds layer (a sub layer of the Weather layer) appears to have fewer clouds than it should when compared to the 'Radar' layer that often shows … [Read more...]

Google Earth weather information out of date

As a number of GEB readers have noted, some of Google Earth's weather layers have not been working correctly and as of this writing the data is out of date. The 'Conditions and Forecasts' layer has … [Read more...]

Hurricane season is upon us

Hurricane season is here, and Google has recently put out a helpful blog posts with tips for staying safe. Specifically, they suggest three things:Make sure your phone will receive Public Alerts … [Read more...]

Tracking the weather with Google Earth

With severe storms again rolling across the central US, I thought it'd be a good time to revisit the ways that Google Earth can help you track the weather.Google Earth has a variety of built-in … [Read more...]