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Forecasters to Issue Special Maps, Warnings on Storm Surge

Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center hope new color-coded maps they’re trying out this year will simplify two important points about storm surge for coastal residents: how far from the beach the water will spread and how high that water …

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 …