With spring approaching, weather watchers will surely be looking forward to thunderstorm season and storm chasing, aided by the weather layers that we added to Google Earth a few months back. You may remember that it was only available in the US at the time, but I'm excited to let you know that we've now gone international, as promised! We've again partnered with weather.com to add near real-time radar coverage to Google Earth in the following areas: Europe, Canada, Alaska, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico.

To enable radar, simply check the appropriate checkbox in the "Weather" folder:

Happy storm chasing!