Digital Coast Informs National Hurricane Center Work

Hazard-preparedness tip sheets provided by NOAA’s Digital Coast for the National Hurricane Center are being used by emergency managers nationwide, and Digital Coast elevation data sets were used to improve the hurricane center’s Potential Storm Surge Flooding map, which is getting a lot of practical use from local coastal officials and communities nationwide. (2017)

More Information: nhc.noaa.gov/surge/inundation

Partners: Eastern Research Group, Inc., NOAA National Hurricane Center and Office for Coastal Management

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