Blizzard of 2015 visualizations and news apps

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Today’s storm coincides with a flurry of related visualizations and news apps. Here are a few that caught our eye.

 

WNYC‘s Data News team was quick to provide embeddable radar, transit trackers and traffic maps.

radar

 

The New York Times built a dashboard to track the status of airports, trains, and schools in the NYC area.

dash

 

Chris Whong built a timelapse map on CartoDB of snow plows traveling around New York City last night.

whong

 

The Boston Globe built a static map of snow accumulation.

map

 

 

Windyty.com and earth.nullschool.net visualize global weather conditions. The wind data are updated every three hours. The tech is open-source.

weath

 

Smithsonian published a map tracking geo-tagged social media updates related to the storm.

social

 

 

Bloomberg Businessweek compiled flight delay and cancellation data.

flights

 

 

The Guardian posted a collage of live camera feeds from U.S. East Coast cities.

feeds

Storybench’s editor is Aleszu Bajak, a science journalist and former Knight Science Journalism Fellow at MIT. He is an alum of Science Friday, the founder of LatinAmericanScience.org, and is passionate about breaking down the divide between journalists, developers and designers.

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