Web Policies & Notices

Welcome to the Wx4cast website.

This blog/web site is designed for the purpose of weather education and displaying current and future weather conditions. It's function is to promote public safety.

 Acceptable Use Policy:

1) Treat others who use this site with respect. If you engage in personal attacks, the management will ban you from using this site.  

2) You may use our site only for lawful purposes. You may not use our site for the following:

3) Use The Wx4cast blog site to commit a criminal offense, or to encourage others to conduct acts that would constitute a criminal offense or give rise to civil liability;

4) Upload, post, e-mail, or otherwise transmit any materials, that you do have the right to transmit under any law (or under any contractual relationship);

5) Alter, damage, or delete any content posted on the blog site;

6) Collect (or store) personal information about others;

7) Disrupt the normal flow of communication in any way;

8) Attempting to decipher, decompile, disassemble or reverse engineer any of the software comprising or in any way making up a part of the blog site;

9) Use the blog site to upload any content that contains a software virus, such as a Trojan Horse or any other computer codes, files, or programs that may alter, damage, or interrupt the daily function of the blog site (or the hardware/software of any other person who may access the blog site);

10)  Posting any franchise, pyramid scheme, "club membership", distributorship or sales representative agency arrangement or the business opportunity which requires an upfront or periodic payment, pays commissions only (no significant salary), requires recruitment of other members, sub-distributors or sub-agents;

 11) Post (or transmit) any unlawful, threatening, libelous, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, pornographic, profane, hateful, intimidating, abusive,  or otherwise objectionable content;

12) The Internet user agrees to (as available) send and receive electronic mail, engage in conferences, and chats, download and upload files, and otherwise use this web site only as permitted by these terms and conditions, any additional policies or procedures published in this web site from time to time by the author.

13) The user of Wx4cast blog site. agrees not to delete any author attributions, legal notices or proprietary designations or labels in any file that is uploaded

14) The user of this site agrees not to falsify the origin of source of any material contained in a file that is uploaded.

15) Any unauthorized broadcasting, public performance, copying or re- recording will infringe copyright.

16) This is a weather/science blog/website; please keep comments and any uploaded material related to those subjects.

By using this site you agree to use this website only as permitted by these terms and conditions.

The management reserves the right to remove any content of the website received from users for violations of this user policy.


As a condition of use to the Wx4cast website , the internet user agrees to indemnify the management of this site against any and all liability, expenses (including attorney's fees) and damages arising out of claims resulting from the internet user's use of this website, including without limitation any claims alleging fact that if true would constitute a breach by the internet user of these terms and conditions.


This agreement is governed by the laws of the State of New York. The internet user consents to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts within the State of New York in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of this website. Use of this website is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provision of these terms and conditions, including without limitation this paragraph.

The managements performance of this agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process and nothing contained is this agreement is in derogation of the managements rights to comply with other request or requirements relating to the internet user's use of this website or information provided to or gathered by the management with respect to such use.


If any part of this Agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitation set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable  provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the reminder of the agreement shall continue in effect.

Closing Of Agreement:

This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the Internet user and the author with respect to this web site and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between the Internet user and the management with respect to this website. This Agreement shall be deemed to include all other notices, policies, disclaimers and other terms contained in this web site; provided, however, that in the event of a conflict between such other terms and the terms of this Agreement, the terms of this Agreement shall control. A printed version of this Agreement and of any notice given in electronic form will be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this Agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.

Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.

Privacy Policies:

Like many other websites, Wx4cast.com makes use of log files. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, type of browser, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date/time stamp, referring /exit pages, and number of clicks to analyze trends, administer the site, track user's movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP  addresses, and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. 

Cookies and Web Beacons:

Wx4cast.blogspot.com does use cookies to store   information about visitors preferences, record user-specific information on which pages the user access or visit, customize webpage content based on visitors browser type and other information that the visitor sends via their browser.

The cookies used from Google are used to deliver its services, to personalize ads, and to analyze traffic. Information about your use of this site is shared with Google. By using this site, you agree to its use of cookies.  To learn more click here.

Some of our advertising partners may use cookies and web beacons on our site. Our advertising partners include Google AdSense.

These third-party ad servers or ad networks use technology to the advertisements and links  that appear on Wx4cast.blogspot.com send directly to your browsers. they automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. Other technologies (such as cookies, JavaScript, or their advertisements and / or to personalize the advertising content that you see.

Wx4cast.blogspot.com has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

Wx4cast.blogspot.com has no control over the privacy policies of the various U.S. government or University servers that Wx4cast.blogspot.com links to. You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third party sites for more detailed information on their practices.

You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information on their practices as well as for instructions about how to opt-out of certain practices. Wx4cast.blogspot.com's privacy policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such other advertisers or websites.

If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers' respective websites.  

This site would like to thank:

The National Weather Service (NWS)

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

The Storm Prediction Center (SPC)

The National Hurricane Center (NHC)

The Hydrometeorological Prediction Center (HPC)

The Climate Prediction Center (CPC)

The Northeast Regional Climate Center (NRCC)

The NWS Burlington

Penn State University

Mount Washington Observatory
SUNY of Albany

The University of Oklahoma
The University of Wisconsin-Madison

The University of Penn State

The University of Texas A&M

Weather Underground

Harris WeatherCaster
The Weather Channel

Unisys Weather

The Canadian Space Science Data Portal (CSSDP)

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

The Goddard Space Flight Center

The United States Geological Survey (USGS)

Brian McNoldy, Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science, out of the University of Miami

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center

The National Tsunami Warning Center



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