Category Archives: hurricane

Tracking Hurricanes and Historical Hurricane Data

TweetHurricane season is well under way as the traditional North Atlantic hurricane season began on June 1. As soon as the weather alerts start coming in about tropical storms its natural that interest in previous tropical storms will heighten and … Continue reading

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#Haiyan Typhoon Damage Assessment maps from the Philippines via e-GEOS

TweetSome of the first damage assessment maps from the Philippines have been released. According to e-GEOS, The Emergency Crisis Room was activated at 6:00 UTC on November 8, since when some 30 maps have been produced by the combined efforts … Continue reading

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NOAA Reports One Year After Hurricane Sandy

TweetIt’s been one year since Sandy struck the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast coasts with powerful winds, rain, and storm surges that caused unprecedented damages in some of the nation’s most populous areas.

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Hurricane Sandy Google Crisis Map Updates

TweetThe Google Hurricane Sandy Crisis Map has evolved nicely over the week with a number of additional data layers being included in the map. Some of the data layers available for users include: Shelter locations power outage regions/status pharmacies, … Continue reading

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Hurricane Sandy: The AfterMap from Esri Reveals Pre and Post Sandy NOAA Imagery

TweetThe latest Esri story map is a handy resource that reveals the latest pre and post Sandy imagery from NOAA. Using a slider action the user simply drags the red line to delineate where the pre and post imagery will … Continue reading

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Do you want to help with Sandy response? design, code, and learn at a CrisisCamp

TweetCrisisCommons has shared details of a number of CrisisCamp events that have spawned in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. Do you want to help with Sandy response? Come design, code, and learn with other people this weekend at a CrisisCamp! … Continue reading

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Video – Hurricane Sandy Filmed on Bikes in NYC

TweetThanks to my fb friend Kasey from NY for sharing details of this awesome video created by Casey Neistat. Enjoy this amazing short film created by riding around New York on bicycles for 4 hours during the storm (Sandy)  – … Continue reading

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NY, NJ and Hurricane Sandy Stricken Areas Electric Company Outage Maps

TweetEsri has shared a number of useful maps and data resources of interest to those needing information in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. Several maps have been archived in the gallery and one particularly useful resource is a map directing … Continue reading

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Hurricane Sandy Map and Geospatial Data Resources

TweetWhen there’s massive weather events like Hurricane Sandy there’s always a rush to access online maps and web mapping services. People need access to elevation maps, wind scenarios, tidal information and data etc… Indeed there’s many to select from, particularly … Continue reading

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Esri Severe Weather Map Tracks Hurricane Sandy

TweetIn a reminder that hurricane season is still with us, Esri has a fine story map to inform users of severe weather updates, projected storm paths, and social media posts of interest.  The latest map helps the user track hurricane … Continue reading

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Esri Story Map Reveals TopTen most damaging U.S. hurricanes

TweetAnother new story map from Esri… this one shows off facts and figures of the most damaging hurricanes to make landfall in the USA.The map shows the historical track of the hurricanes along with statistics, relevant information, and photographs.The story … Continue reading

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Outlook for the 2012 Atlantic Hurricane season

TweetEach year, NOAA provides an outlook for the coming hurricane season and this year is no different. -sadly we got a big reminder of this over the past week! Several weeks ago NOAA released details of their forecast for the … Continue reading

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