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Hurricane Center Working to Improve Storm Surge Forecasts After Wet 2012

Last year’s hurricane season drove home some big lessons, according to the nation’s chief hurricane forecaster: 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. …

Hurricane Center Seeks to Improve Storm Surge Warnings

Friday marks the end of an Atlantic-Caribbean hurricane season where the greatest devastation was caused by water rather than wind, U.S. National Hurricane Center Director Rick Knabb said. Accordingly, the center is ramping up efforts to develop new warnings that …