Extreme Weather 2011 is a newer feature of NOAA's website. Extreme Weather 2011 takes you through thirteen extreme weather events of 2011. In the files you'll find videos, weather charts, and articles about the each of the storms. After reviewing each weather event you can evaluate your own extreme weather readiness and learn how to prepare yourself for extreme weather.
Here is one of the videos that NOAA Extreme Weather 2011 has to demonstrate how quickly a wildfire can spread in the wind.
Applications for Education
If you teach Earth science lessons NOAA Extreme Weather 2011 could be a good place to find current, relevant examples to use in your lessons.