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What can we say or do about the weather? More than you think!
 
Yes, there are companies that will sell you weather event insurance so if your big event like an outdoor wedding is rained out, they will reimburse your expenses. Most travel insurance policies don't cover trip cancellation due to weather, but some due. And there is also a company that will forecast the weather up to a year in advance at a location in the U.S., Canada or the Caribbean for a fee. You be the judge if it is really worth it.

Of course, if you are a business, just type in "weather insurance" in any search engine and you will get many companies that will insure your event.

Our hat is off to MSN Weather.  We think they have the best weather information layout and their weather forecast map shows the country in a larger view than most sites.  Their weather condition symbology is easy to read and uncluttered. It is just a beautiful, well-done site. 
 
Online Weather Services
 
AccuWeather A premier weather site. World Weather Maps, Satellite images, Temperature and other data. International weather
 
BBC World Weather British Broadcasting Company (BBC) Weather Center - Excellent and no commercials.
 
Canadian Weather Office Canadian Government Weather Service
 
Caribbean Weather Center
  
Covers weather in the Caribbean.
 
CNN Weather Weather Forecast Maps, Satellite images and other data.
 
Freemeteo.com "Weather forecasts for the entire planet." Very comprehensive and nicely displayed.
 
Intellicast
 
This is their beta version: cleaner navigation. 
MSN Weather We like their website.  It is simply an uncluttered, elegant, beautiful presentation of weather information.  Their country weather map shows a country in a large enough view that you can make sense of it!
 
National Weather Service The United States National Weather Service.

Go to: International Weather Conditions.
scroll down the page.
 
Online Weather Go to: World Weather Section with clickable world map.
   
Qwikcast.com An interesting website with all kinds of weather forecast information.
 
The Weather Channel
 
This is their website. Weather Maps, Satellite images, and Doppler Radar and other data.
 
Weatherhub International weather by country.
  
Weather-Forecast.com International weather by city. Present and forecast weather
  
   
Weather Underground Temperature and Radar Maps and other data (selected from homepage).
  
World Climate WorldClimate.com contains over 85,000 records of world climate data (historical temperature averages) from a wide range of sources. You enter a city name and once you verify that it is the correct name (in case of duplicate city names in more than one state or country), you are taken to a page that has the monthly temperatures (C and F), rainfall and barometric pressure for that city. It also gives the latitude/longitude location and height (meters and feet) above sea level.  There are links to a site that has the current weather conditions for the place and to a site with a map showing where the city is located.
 
World Meteorological Organization The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) is a United Nations organization that is an excellent source of worldwide weather information.
Yahoo! Weather
 
This is the U.S .based Yahoo weather site.  It has worldwdie coverage with emphasis on the United States.
 
Yahoo! UK Weather This is the U.K. based Yahoo weather site.  It also covers the world with emphasis on Europe.
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