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Hurricane Preparedness Week: Storm Surge and Coastal Flooding

News television networks often talk about storm surge and how it can overwhelm dikes and levees, cause damage to shorelines, and inundate coastal areas with fast rising water. When storm surge combines with a high tide, the effect is even … Continue reading

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Dorian Splutters Across the Atlantic – Flossie Hits Hawaii

Two months into the 2013 Atlantic Hurricane Season, the remnants of Tropical Storm Dorian is about 200 miles north of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, traveling west-northwest at 15 to 20 miles per hour. Dorian quickly formed into a … Continue reading

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