Beautiful interactive map of the wind in motion as it flows over the US in near realtime. Click to see today’s wind patterns as well a gallery of past patterns and a link to the website of the map’s collaborative creators, Fernanda Viégas and Martin Wattenberg. Zooming and tracking create interesting effects too.

File under mesmerizing video of natural phenomena, along with our previous posts on:
ferrofluids
surface detail
and
murmuration

Also, fittingly enough, this

image: screenshot of wind patterns from March 14, 2012
via: Osborn