Hurricane Maria Web Resources and Reports
A NOAA's GOES-16 satellite image shows Hurricane Maria approaching Florida while the smaller Hurricane Lee hovers over the open Atlantic on Sept 25, 2017. Credit: NOAA/NASA GOES Project, 2017.
We've been gathering resources that could be helpful to those seeking further information on hurricanes and other extreme coastal weather events. The following is a collection of select new sources. Please also see our listings for news articles.
Last updated September 25 at 5:00 p.m.
General Hurricane Resources
The National Hurricane Center
The National Hurricane Center Web site offers a wealth of information about hurricanes and tropical cyclones, including information on past hurricane seasons and individual storms.
NASA Hurricanes and Tropical Storms
You'll find a wealth of NASA's diverse hurricane research here, including Harvey specific sattelite images, videos, and how the storm is intensifying.
Colorado State University Tropical Meteorology Project
The home of Atlantic hurricane prediction pioneers Philip Klotzbach and the late Bill Gray, this site is an excellent source of information on landfalling hurricanes in the U.S., and includes real-time tropical cyclone activity reports.
Seasonal Hurricane Prediction
This site takes the power of the Tropical Meteorology Project and joins it with similar projects for an even more comprehensive look at historical and predicted hurricane activity.
USGS Flood Inundation Mapping Tool
This tool shows where flooding may occur over a range of water levels in a community and includes real-time streamflow data, flood forecasts, and potential loss estimates.
This collection of hurricane resources covers every aspect of an event, including handy lists of things to think about when a storm is 6-36 hours away.
Hurricane Watch Net
Hurricane Watch Net is an organization of amateur radio and weather people who disseminate hurricane advisory information.
Public Private Partnership Portal
The NEMA Private Sector Information Sharing Task Force and IAEM have partnered up to facilitate the sharing of information for public and private sector partners.
Disaster Loan Assistance
This site supplies information from the U.S. Small Business Association pertaining to federal disaster loans for businesses, private nonprofits, homeowners, and renters.
Disaster Recovery Center Locator
This Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) Locator from FEMA enables people to search for the nearest DRC, along with other important information such as operation hours, services offered, and directions.
SAMHSA's Behavioral Health Disaster Response App
This app created by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration provides behaivoral health responders with the resources they need to ensure that hey are providing quality support to survivors.
FEMA Careers Hurricane Workforce
FEMA is looking for first responders to help support survivors in communities all around America. See where temporary positions may be available near you.