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Storm Surge

Storm surge is water that is pushed toward the shore by the force of the winds swirling around the storm. A storm surge can come from a hurricane or an extra-tropical cyclone. source: NOAA-Hurricane Preparedness

US: From Texas to Maine, NOAA’s expanded flood information tool promotes resilience

21 Apr 2015, NOAA, United States of America - gov

'Coastal populations are increasing, as is the potential for flood events,' said Jeffrey L. Payne, Ph.D., acting director of NOAA’s Office for Coastal Management. 'Anything we can do to make people aware of their community’s vulnerability puts that community in a better position to act to save lives and property'...


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