Saturday, September 09, 2017

Florida: Potential Storm Surge | National Weather Service

Storm surge flooding of 10-15 feet is now expected along the southwest Florida coast. This is a dire and life-threatening situation.
Looking for information on Storm Surge? 

Check out the NWS potential storm surge flooding map:
http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/refresh/graphics_at1+shtml/095407.shtml?inundation#contents

Storm surge: a rising of the sea as a result of atmospheric pressure changes and wind associated with a storm.

For updated forecasts, visit: www.nhc.noaa.gov.

Credit: National Weather Service (NWS)/NOAA
Release Date: September 9, 2017


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