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Storm Surge – Warning Alert Notifications

Storm surge is often the greatest threat to life and property from a tropical cyclone, and it can occur at different times and at different locations from a storm’s hazardous winds

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.
Small Tsunami Wave

Tsunami inundation maps are available through your state’s emergency management or natural resources department. Natural hazard evacuation maps are available from state or county emergency management offices.

NHC Storm Surge Graphic Model

A National Hurricane Center (NHC) color-coded map highlighting the greatest risk of storm surge during a storm.