Real-time Storm Surge Products

Real-time Storm Surge Products

After completing this lesson, you will be able to:

  1. Describe the different forms of real-time probabilistic storm surge guidance and their purpose
    1. Explain the value of using threshold exceedance to assess storm surge threat (i.e. 10% threshold exceedance)
    2. Explain why inundation is a better way to convey coastal flooding information
  2. Correctly interpret the Potential Storm Surge Flooding Map
  3. Explain the dangers of interpreting the latest surge threat if it was based on a deterministic-only approach
  4. Describe the purpose and information contained in the Tropical Cyclone Watch/Warning with a focus on storm surge
  5. Describe the purpose and information contained in the Hurricane Local Statement with a focus on storm surge