Storm Surge

Report Says Florida Ranks 2nd In Natural Disaster RiskA new report says Florida ranks second only to California in the number of homes at risk for a natural disaster.
A Reminder About Why Storm Surge Is So DangerousHurricane season may still be more than five months away but the National Hurricane Center is always planning and working on ways to keep communities safe during a storm.
5 Things To Know About Hurricane SeasonThe 2014 Atlantic hurricane season is nearly upon us and with a new season comes new ways to try and predict how these extremely unpredictable storms will impact land.
Storm Surge Risks Get Their Own Graphics When it comes to storm surge, there are two important points those living in flood zones should know: how far from the beach the water will spread and how high that water will rise.
Hurricane Center: Beware Of The Storm Surge During a hurricane, storm surge is one of the greatest threats to life and land, yet many people don't understand the dire warnings from forecasters to get out of its way. So this season, they hope to offer easy-to-understand, color-coded maps and change the way they talk to the public.
Hurricane Conference Talks Center On Storm Surge & Flooding Last year’s Superstorm Sandy brought home some valuable lessons to emergency managers across the state, storm surge and flooding are dangerous and difficult to predict, and sometimes it's even harder to communicate that sense of urgency to the public.
Miami-Dade County Issues New Storm Surge Map Affecting More HomesMiami-Dade County has updated its storm surge planning zone maps as residents prepare for the 2013 hurricane season, which will begin on June 1.
Atlantic Hurricane Season Ends On Quiet NoteAnother hurricane season has come and gone. Friday marks the end of the Atlantic hurricane season which produced 19 named storms for the third year in a row. Ten of the systems became hurricanes and one grew into a major storm.
Another Section Of A1A Opens To TrafficCity workers are making progress in clearing a section of State Road A1A which was flooded by seawater and sand earlier this week.
President Obama To Tour Jersey Storm DamageThe death toll from Hurricane Sandy has risen to at least 55 people. The superstorm spread damage and destruction from the Carolinas to Maine and it is still dumping snow and rain on many parts of the country.
Hurricane Sandy Causes "Failure To Communicate"As viewers in South Florida watch worrisome images from the Hurricane Sandy storm zone, many worry about friends and loved ones that might be there, and have reached out to try to learn how they did through the storm. It hasn't been easy to connect.
With Sandy Expected To Expand, Beach Erosion A ConcernWhile the core of Tropical Storm Sandy will stay off our coast, we will definitely feel its presence.