National Hurricane Center


New Coastal Flooding Products Help Us Track Hermine’s Storm Surge

Note:  This blog post originally appeared on Hurricane Hal’s Storm Surge Blog and is reblogged with permission from the the author. Tropical Storm Hermine is now a strong tropical storm, with maximum sustained winds of 65 mph, as of the National Hurricane Center advisory at 7:00AM Central time. Hermine is forecast to strengthen a bit more, possibly…


The View from Inside the Eye, the official blog of the National Hurricane Center!

Why have we launched a blog?  The staff at the National Hurricane Center (NHC) regularly conducts training and educational workshops during the off season for specific audience groups, including emergency managers and other meteorologists.  However, despite our heavy emphasis on outreach, there is always a large segment of the population that does not have the opportunity…


Hurricane Storm Surge Flooding Map to be issued by National Hurricane Center

The NHC will issue the Potential Storm Surge Flooding Map for those areas along the Gulf and Atlantic coasts of the United States at risk of storm surge from a tropical cyclone. Developed over the course of several years in consultation with emergency managers, broadcast meteorologists, and others, this new map will show: Geographical areas…