In many areas of the U.S. it is very difficult to get any weather forecast:
- Radio broadcasts generally don't have useful weather reports
- NOAA weather radio is very useful, but large areas are not covered.
- NWS radiofax surface and upper air charts only go to 115W. Potentially very useful for long term West Coast forecast, not sure how far transmission reaches inland.
At the moment, I can only think of receiving NOAA weather satellite images directly, but that gets me only raw image data.
Is there any other weather product available in the backcountry via satellite or HF?
I am looking for something like the NWS Zone Forecast and Area Forecast Discussion. Maps would be nice, of course.