I have my favorites set to local picture, so that I can just get Wash DC local and then broaden out for the big picture from there. Only downside, advertising "pop unders" that are left as debris to remove.
Also, if I just need a quick view of the bad weather and storms across the country, I have another favorite set to
The first page that comes up is a great little radar shot with a surface analysis overlay. In one quick glance you can get the weather picture. Want to know how bad the wx will be tomorrow? Drill down into the NGM forecast maps and get a great view on that too! By the way, Unisys bought the old Purdue University weather model - it was one of the best computer models out there! (NGM-MOS).