Interactive storm surge map

The follow interactive map displays a seamless national map of near worst case storm surge flooding (inundation) scenarios using the National Weather Service (NWS) SLOSH model maximum of maximums (MOMs) product for different hurricane wind categories at a high tide.

With this education and awareness tool, anyone living in hurricane-prone coastal areas along the U.S. East and Gulf Coasts can now evaluate their own unique risk to storm surge.  This map makes it clear that storm surge is not just a beachfront problem, with the risk of storm surge extending several miles from the immediate coastline in some areas.

What should individuals do if they discover that they live in an area vulnerable to storm surge?  “You should find out today if you live in a hurricane storm surge evacuation.

Click here for the map: http://on.khou.com/1fbTZeN

Source: NOAA


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