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Cyclones (Tropical) – Mitigation (Actions Before, During, After)

If you are in the path of a tropical storm or hurricane, take steps to prepare. Know what actions you should take and emergency supplies you’ll need.

Storm Surges – Mitigation (Actions Before, During, After)

The greatest potential for loss of life related to a hurricane is from the storm surge! There are certain recommended actions that can help you through each stage of a Storm Surge emergency.

Storm Surges – Vulnerability Assessment

Storm surge is a very complex phenomenon because it is sensitive to the slightest changes in storm intensity, forward speed, size (radius of maximum winds-RMW), angle of approach to the coast, central pressure (minimal contribution in comparison to the wind), and the shape and characteristics of coastal features such as bays and estuaries.

Cyclones (Tropical) – Vulnerability Assessment

To assess your vulnerability to the threat of a Tropical Cyclone to your family and property, perform an assessment to determine if you have knowledge of, are prepared and/or have a plan by answering certain questions.

Cyclones (Tropical) – Warning Alert Notifications

Understanding the difference between NWS tropical storm or hurricane watches and warnings is critical to being prepared.

Cyclones (Tropical) – Links and Resources

Related links and resources for Tropical Cylone and Hurricane hazards, disasters and incidents.

Cyclones (Tropical) – Associated Hazards

While most people know that tropical cyclones can contain damaging winds, many do not realize that they also produce several other hazards such as: tropical cyclones are storm surge, flooding, and tornadoes.

Cyclones (Tropical) – Types and Classifications

Depending on the strength of the winds in the circulation, tropical cyclones are further divided into tropical depressions, tropical storms, and hurricanes. When tropical cyclones reach hurricane strength, they become classified by wind speed.

Cyclones (Tropical) – Aspects and Features

The main parts of a tropical cyclone are the rainbands, the eye, and the eyewall. Air spirals in toward the center in a counter-clockwise pattern in the northern hemisphere (clockwise in the southern hemisphere), and out the top in the opposite direction.

Cyclones (Tropical) – Introduction

A hurricane is a type of tropical cyclone that is a warm-core, low pressure system without any "front" attached, that develops over the tropical or subtropical waters, and has an organized circulation.

Hurricane Preparedness Week

During National Hurricane Preparedness Week, the National Weather Service (NWS) addresses specific hurricane-related topics.

NOAA Digital Coast

What is the Digital Coast? This NOAA-sponsored website is focused on helping communities address coastal issues and has become one of the most-used resources in...