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[http://www.flghc.org/ '''Florida Governor's Hurricane Conference'''] -- This is the conference to go to in Florida for emergency management related to Hurricanes and Tropical Storms.'''
 
[http://www.flghc.org/ '''Florida Governor's Hurricane Conference'''] -- This is the conference to go to in Florida for emergency management related to Hurricanes and Tropical Storms.'''
  
[http://mapking.eoconline.org/eoconline '''EOC Evacuation Mapping System'''] -- Very very nice page with evacuation information, SLOSH (Storm Surge), real time evacuation data and road closure data, and other interactive information for all of Florida. This is an AWESOME system, and you must check it out now! Hats off to the crew that did this one. -- mc [***]'''<br />'''
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[http://www.floridadisaster.org/DEMpublic.asp '''EOC Evacuation Mapping System'''] -- Very very nice page with evacuation information, SLOSH (Storm Surge), real time evacuation data and road closure data, and other interactive information for all of Florida. This is an AWESOME system, and you must check it out now! Hats off to the crew that did this one. -- mc [***]'''<br />'''
  
 
[http://www.floridadisaster.org/ '''State of Florida Division of Emergency Management'''] -- floridadisaster.org - State office of Emergency Management with a great page and information on alert status. <br />
 
[http://www.floridadisaster.org/ '''State of Florida Division of Emergency Management'''] -- floridadisaster.org - State office of Emergency Management with a great page and information on alert status. <br />
  
[http://www.dca.state.fl.us/eoc/ '''State of Florida Emergency Operations Center / SERT'''] -- See the status of the Emergency Operations Center for Florida.<br />
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[http://www.floridadisaster.org/eoc/Update/Home.asp '''State of Florida Emergency Operations Center / SERT'''] -- See the status of the Emergency Operations Center for Florida.<br />
  
 
[http://www.fepa.org/ '''Florida Emergency Preparedness Association (FEPA)'''] -- an organization of EM professionals created for the purpose of advancing the the Emergency Management programs of the State of Florida and it's 67 counties in an effort to preserve and protect the quality of life for 12 million Florida residents.
 
[http://www.fepa.org/ '''Florida Emergency Preparedness Association (FEPA)'''] -- an organization of EM professionals created for the purpose of advancing the the Emergency Management programs of the State of Florida and it's 67 counties in an effort to preserve and protect the quality of life for 12 million Florida residents.
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<i>If your county is not listed it means we could not find a page for it. If one exists or we have incorrect information please edit this page and add it!</i>
 
<i>If your county is not listed it means we could not find a page for it. If one exists or we have incorrect information please edit this page and add it!</i>
  
[http://www.alachua-em.org/ ''Alachua County'''] -- Emergency Management for this North Central Florida County.
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[http://www.floridadisaster.org/County_EM/county_list.htm# Florida County Map with links]
  
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[http://www.alachuacounty.us/Depts/PublicSafety/em/Pages/EmergencyManagement.aspx ''Alachua County'''] -- Emergency Management for this North Central Florida County.
  
 
[http://bcem.co.bay.fl.us/ ''''Bay County'''''] -- Bay County EM site
 
[http://bcem.co.bay.fl.us/ ''''Bay County'''''] -- Bay County EM site
 
  
 
[http://embrevard.com '''Brevard County'''] -- Brevard County's site has improved a great deal this year with good evacuation and storm information along with good maps. [*]
 
[http://embrevard.com '''Brevard County'''] -- Brevard County's site has improved a great deal this year with good evacuation and storm information along with good maps. [*]
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[http://www.talweb.com/redlimey/mems/mems.html Madison County] EMS page<br />
 
[http://www.talweb.com/redlimey/mems/mems.html Madison County] EMS page<br />
  
[http://www.martin.fl.us/GOVT/depts/esd/ '''Martin County'''] -- A nice Emergency Services page with some Hurricane Info
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[http://www.martin.fl.us/portal/page?_pageid=350,522034&_dad=portal&_schema=PORTAL '''Martin County'''] -- A nice Emergency Services page with some Hurricane Info
  
 
[http://www.monroecounty-fl.gov/Pages/MonroeCoFL_Emergency/index '''Monroe County (Keys)'''] -- Contains Emergency Bulletins and Office Information for Monroe County, FL
 
[http://www.monroecounty-fl.gov/Pages/MonroeCoFL_Emergency/index '''Monroe County (Keys)'''] -- Contains Emergency Bulletins and Office Information for Monroe County, FL
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[http://www.hurricanesafety.org '''National Hurricane Survival Initiative / hurricanesafety.org'''] -- Hurricane Survival Information and informational tips.
 
[http://www.hurricanesafety.org '''National Hurricane Survival Initiative / hurricanesafety.org'''] -- Hurricane Survival Information and informational tips.
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[http://www.weatherbell.com/ '' WeatherBell.com] -- Joe Bastardi's new gig.
  
 
[http://www.weatherzine.net/ '''Weatherzine'''] - Severe Storm and Hurricane Chasing from Jeff Gammons
 
[http://www.weatherzine.net/ '''Weatherzine'''] - Severe Storm and Hurricane Chasing from Jeff Gammons
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[http://www.weathermatrix.org/tropical '''Central Atlantic Storm Investigators''']<nowiki>:</nowiki>Contains extensive collections of links, up-to-date information, maps photos, video, live observations, and archives for Atlantic tropical weather seasons since 1996.'''
 
[http://www.weathermatrix.org/tropical '''Central Atlantic Storm Investigators''']<nowiki>:</nowiki>Contains extensive collections of links, up-to-date information, maps photos, video, live observations, and archives for Atlantic tropical weather seasons since 1996.'''
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<b>[http://myhurricane.net/ MyHurricane] Full-featured hurricane tracking web application with forecasts tracks, models, alerts, watches/warnings, forecast verification, plot toggling and much more.</b>
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[http://www.ipr365.com/ '''Internet Partnership Radio'''] - Has Audio Programming related to Hurricanes and tropical weather.
  
 
[http://www.gulfcoastwx.com '''Gulf Coast Weather'''] - Message board focusing on the Gulf.
 
[http://www.gulfcoastwx.com '''Gulf Coast Weather'''] - Message board focusing on the Gulf.
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[http://www.theplacewithnoname.com/blogs/klessons/index.html '''Listening to Katrina'''] -- This is a chronicle of what happened to a man and his family during Katrina.  It is also a documentation of lessons learned from a survival and recovery viewpoint.
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[http://www.28storms.com 28 Storms] '''28 Storms commentary on hurricanes and more.
  
 
[http://www.hurricanehollow.com/ Barometer Bob's Hurricane Hollow Weather] '''<nowiki>: Bob does some nice work with discussions and some links. Also has a message board. [*] </nowiki>'''
 
[http://www.hurricanehollow.com/ Barometer Bob's Hurricane Hollow Weather] '''<nowiki>: Bob does some nice work with discussions and some links. Also has a message board. [*] </nowiki>'''
  
 
[http://www.storm2k.org/ Storm 2K] '''<nowiki>: Tropical weather forums, chat, etc. [*] </nowiki>'''
 
[http://www.storm2k.org/ Storm 2K] '''<nowiki>: Tropical weather forums, chat, etc. [*] </nowiki>'''
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[http://www.southernwxblog.com/forum/ '''Southern Weather Forum''']-'''A user-friendly forum that covers weather events affecting the Southern U.S.'''
  
 
[http://www.tropicalatlantic.com TropicalAtlantic.com] '''Storm utilties google earth, map model plots, recco decoder, and other storm data found here.'''
 
[http://www.tropicalatlantic.com TropicalAtlantic.com] '''Storm utilties google earth, map model plots, recco decoder, and other storm data found here.'''
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[http://www.hurricanecity.com '''Jim Williams' Hurricane City''']<nowiki>: A real Hurricane Fan. With an excellent page including Real Audio live broadcasts during events and an extensive list of hurricane histories for various towns across the Atlantic basin. A must visit. With the Weather Audio Broadcasting Network. Bookmark it now.[*]</nowiki>
 
[http://www.hurricanecity.com '''Jim Williams' Hurricane City''']<nowiki>: A real Hurricane Fan. With an excellent page including Real Audio live broadcasts during events and an extensive list of hurricane histories for various towns across the Atlantic basin. A must visit. With the Weather Audio Broadcasting Network. Bookmark it now.[*]</nowiki>
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[http://myhurricane.net/ '''Myhurricane.net]: Map Site geared toward smartphones
  
 
[http://www.nhcwx.com/ '''NHCWX Data Management''']<nowiki>: NHCWX Radio, and other audio streaming during hurricanes. Roundtables, etc.</nowiki>
 
[http://www.nhcwx.com/ '''NHCWX Data Management''']<nowiki>: NHCWX Radio, and other audio streaming during hurricanes. Roundtables, etc.</nowiki>
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[http://www.taylortxwx.net '''Taylor, Texas Weather Network''']<nowiki>: John Taylor's excellent page with EMWIN data for Texas. </nowiki>
 
[http://www.taylortxwx.net '''Taylor, Texas Weather Network''']<nowiki>: John Taylor's excellent page with EMWIN data for Texas. </nowiki>
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[http://ibiseye.com '''IbisEye.com''']: Rich Javascript based Hurricane Tracking Map
  
 
[http://www.weathervine.com/ WeatherVine] '''<nowiki>:</nowiki>Offers Chasing Information and "Hurricane Chasing Tours".'''
 
[http://www.weathervine.com/ WeatherVine] '''<nowiki>:</nowiki>Offers Chasing Information and "Hurricane Chasing Tours".'''
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'''[http://www.weatherdefender.com Weather Defender] ''' -- Swift Weather's Weather Defender Contains Hurricane Tracking and a lot more for keeping a vigil on the weather.
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'''[http://www.pcwp.com HurrTrak] '''- Weather Graphics Technology's HurrTrak is one of the best known Hurricane tracking software programs available with versions for Emergency Management and Other uses. Also available is an automated storm tracking screensaver. Very impressive. Updated for 2007. ''Type: (Shareware/Commercial) [Win32]''<br />
 
'''[http://www.pcwp.com HurrTrak] '''- Weather Graphics Technology's HurrTrak is one of the best known Hurricane tracking software programs available with versions for Emergency Management and Other uses. Also available is an automated storm tracking screensaver. Very impressive. Updated for 2007. ''Type: (Shareware/Commercial) [Win32]''<br />
  
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[http://tmparker.com/merlin '''Merlin''']<nowiki>: Track and forecast the movement of hurricanes with Merlin v2.6.1, a weather application from Ted Parker. Merlin utilizes artificial intelligence and an advanced mathematical model to provide unique storm data within an easy-to-use interface. Updated for 2005. </nowiki>''Type: Shareware [Win32]''<br />
 
[http://tmparker.com/merlin '''Merlin''']<nowiki>: Track and forecast the movement of hurricanes with Merlin v2.6.1, a weather application from Ted Parker. Merlin utilizes artificial intelligence and an advanced mathematical model to provide unique storm data within an easy-to-use interface. Updated for 2005. </nowiki>''Type: Shareware [Win32]''<br />
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[http://kittycode.com/products/hurricane/ '''Hurricane'''] Hurricane Tracking software for iPhone/Ipad.
  
 
[http://www.cyclonecentre.com/  '''Cyclone Centre Client''']<nowiki>: Tropical system tracking program with simple approach. A 30 day trial version is available from their website. Updated for 2008. </nowiki>''Type: Shareware [Win32]''<br />
 
[http://www.cyclonecentre.com/  '''Cyclone Centre Client''']<nowiki>: Tropical system tracking program with simple approach. A 30 day trial version is available from their website. Updated for 2008. </nowiki>''Type: Shareware [Win32]''<br />

Revision as of 11:16, 28 July 2011

Central Florida Hurricane Center Other Hurricane Links

-Please feel free to add, edit and fix old links (wiki)-

This is a list of sites by type, not by hurricane info, see DataLinks Hurricane Data Links for a list of sites by what information you are looking for.

Knowledge is Power -- and in a storm it just might save your family's life

Click here to go to the Central Florida Hurricane Center Main Page. t


These links vary in quality, but if you want information you will find an endless wealth by searching through them. If you have a hurricane page or know of one that isn't on this list please register a new user, then you can directly edit this page and add your link.

Let us know if you find any broken or new hurricane links. Foreign Language sites are also welcome, as Florida has many international guests.


Legend for web sites [i]:

[i]=informal - [o]=official [g]=heavy amounts of graphics/animated objects - [f]=formal - [*] =Recommended Site [?] = was down at last check

National Hurricane Center/Tropical Prediction Center: The source of all the information on hurricanes and tropical storms. It is a must visit for everyone interested in Tropical Weather.

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Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA): These folks plan and act just for disasters. The web site has lots of updated information and acts as an official site for hurricane updates. This link takes you to their tropical weather pages. [o*]

American Red Cross (General Page): The organization that is disaster relief to most people. Support it. [o *]


American Red Cross (Brevard County Chapter): Brevard County Red Cross' new web site. Check it out then go support it.[o *]

National Weather Service Interactive Weather Information Network (IWIN) - Great site for just about everything from the NWS. (IWIN2 Backup Site Link) [of*]

Jacksonville, FL National Weather Service Office: North Florida's Weather Office [of]

Melbourne, FL National Weather Service Office: All the forecasts and advisories for east central Florida originate here. [o*]

Melbourne, FL SKYWARN spotter network: Weather spotters for East Central Florida.

Miami, FL National Weather Service Office: The NWS office for South Florida [of]

Tallahassee, FL National Weather Service Office: NWS Office at the state capitol. [o]

Tampa Bay, FL National Weather Service Office: NWS Office for West Central Florida [o]

Key West, FL National Weather Service Office: NWS Office for the Florida Keys. [o]

Metro Dade County BCCO Hurricane Page [o*]: Excellent descriptions on these storms and information on how to make your home and businesses more hurricane resistant. All from the ones who lived through Hurricane Andrew in south Florida.

Landsea's Hurricanes, Typhoons, and Tropical Cyclone FAQ: Probably the best source for general information and answers to odd questions on these storms anywhere [f*]

National Weather Service Hurricane Watch Office: The official NWS office for meteorological reports to congress and high level DOC members. [o]

NOAA's Hurricane Media Central-- Media Relations dealing with Tropical Systems.

Central Pacific Hurricane Center -- When a storm nears Hawaii, use this site for the latest information.

Canadian Hurricane Centre -- Occasionally a storm will threaten the Canadian coast. Go here for info.

AOML Hurricane Research Division -- Research on Storms from NOAA and AOML (Atlantic Oceanic and Meteorological Laboratory)

National Severe Storms Laboratory -- NOAA site for tracking and studying severe storms located in Norman, OK.

NOAA Storm Tracker -- NOAA Storm Tracker will contain live links to advisories, tracking maps and satellite images of a particular storm that is projected to strike the United States or other nations in a storm's path.

Storm Prediction Center -- NOAA site for severe storm prediction.

NOAA's Aircraft Operations Center -- Hurricane Hunters, and other Research Projects related with NOAA's Aircraft.

FEMA's Project IMPACT -- Hazard Awareness online. Includes a great deal of Maps.

NLMOC's NASA Shuttle Support for Weather -- Space Shuttle weather information.

Kennedy Space Center Weather -- Latest reports from the space center. (Including Hurricane Information when need be)

GOES Project Science -- All about the GOES weather satellites, included latest images in a variety of formats. Including Very nice Historical Movies of past Hurricanes. [*]

Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory -- Home of the GFDL model and other prediction technologies.

USGS Mapping Coastal Change Hazards -- US Geological Survey's analysis on the coastal layout and storm surge effects.

Central Florida Disaster Medical Assistance Team (DMAT FL-6) -- DMAT's are comprised of medical personnel who travel to the sites of disasters in teams of 35-45 and provide austere medical care in forward positions. Hurricane response is one of our primary missions.

Emergency Management Office Web Pages:

NATIONAL:

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA): Stormwatch. These folks plan and act just for disasters. The web site has lots of updated information and acts as an official site for hurricane updates. This link takes you to their main page. [o*]

FCC's Emergency Alert System (EAS) -- Beep Beep Beeep. Learn about the EAS system used to disperse important emergency information over the broadcasts of TV and radio, ect...

Emergency Managers Weather Information Network (EMWIN) -- The National Weather Service's efforts in providing quick and easy access to information for Emergency management officials.

NOAA Weather Radio -- You should have one.

Sea Grant HazNet - focus on reduction of life, property, and environmental resources from coastal hazards in the United States.

Caribbean Disaster Emergency Response Agency - CDERA Disaster relief information for the Caribbean Islands.

Emergency Management Network : This website is dedicated to Local, State, and Federal Emergency Managers, Public Safety Officials, Disaster Response Agencies, and Businesses that support these individuals.

FLORIDA WEBSITES:

Florida Governor's Hurricane Conference -- This is the conference to go to in Florida for emergency management related to Hurricanes and Tropical Storms.

EOC Evacuation Mapping System -- Very very nice page with evacuation information, SLOSH (Storm Surge), real time evacuation data and road closure data, and other interactive information for all of Florida. This is an AWESOME system, and you must check it out now! Hats off to the crew that did this one. -- mc [***]

State of Florida Division of Emergency Management -- floridadisaster.org - State office of Emergency Management with a great page and information on alert status.

State of Florida Emergency Operations Center / SERT -- See the status of the Emergency Operations Center for Florida.

Florida Emergency Preparedness Association (FEPA) -- an organization of EM professionals created for the purpose of advancing the the Emergency Management programs of the State of Florida and it's 67 counties in an effort to preserve and protect the quality of life for 12 million Florida residents.

South Florida Water Management District -- Manages the system of water control for the southern half of Florida.

BY FLORIDA COUNTY:

If your county is not listed it means we could not find a page for it. If one exists or we have incorrect information please edit this page and add it!

Florida County Map with links

Alachua County' -- Emergency Management for this North Central Florida County.

'Bay County -- Bay County EM site

Brevard County -- Brevard County's site has improved a great deal this year with good evacuation and storm information along with good maps. [*]

Broward County -- Broward County's page has information on emergency plans and evacuation information as well as other info.

Collier County (Naples Area) -- The Emergency Management folks down in Southwest Florida have an excellent page and keep it updated. It includes a SLOSH (Storm Surge) map for Collier County and other good information.

Miami-Dade County -- The Emergency Management Office that went through Andrew. Enough said. They have an excellent page.

Duval County (Jacksonville) -- Jacksonville's Emergency Info

Escambia County -- A very good site with SLOSH maps and slideshows all well done.

Flagler County -- Flagler County's new site is a good model for other counties.

Hernando County -- A good page with a lot of good information includes evacuation maps & Shelter lists.

Indian River County -- Indian River County's EM website

Lee County (Cape Coral, Fort Myers Area) -- Lee county's Emergency Management Operations Center page.

Leon County -- A good design.

Manatee County -- Helpful information.

Madison County EMS page

Martin County -- A nice Emergency Services page with some Hurricane Info

Monroe County (Keys) -- Contains Emergency Bulletins and Office Information for Monroe County, FL

Orange County (Orlando) -- Much improved site, with lots of good information.

Pasco County -- Lots of good information on this page including Evac/SLOSH (Storm Surge) maps.

Pinellas County -- Nice Overview and information including Evac/SLOSH (Storm Surge) maps.

Sarasota County -- A great site with information on hurricanes right on the front page.

St. Johns County -- Generally good information. No maps.

Volusia County -- Very nice Page with tons of information including EVAC/SLOSH (Storm Surge) maps Bold text

BY TOWN:

Tallahassee Emergency Management -- A very nice page for a single town.

Outside Florida:


DoD/Military:

Navy Tropical Cyclone Forecaster's Reference Guide -- See some of the guidelines that forecasters of Tropical Cyclones use in making decisions. [o]

Naval Atlantic Meteorology and Oceanography Center Tropical Page -- The Navy's Tropical Storm page. Informative.

Naval Research Lab Monterey Online Projects -- Contains forecast models, satellite images, and other products focusing mainly on eastern Pacific Ocean.

U.S. Navy Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) -- For information on basins other than Atlantic and Eastern Pacific

46th Weather Squadron Worldwide Tropical Data Site -- Tropical summaries and links from the 46th Weather Squadron at Eglin Air Force Base.


Media (And other commercial or "pop" sites):

For Local (East Central Florida) Media Outlets check the [localmedia.htm Local Media General Info Page].

The Weather Channel: -- EVERYONE seems to watch the channel when Tropical Cyclones are threatening land (with good reason). Visit their web page to learn more.

The Weather Channel Tropical Page

USA Today's Hurricane News: -- A Very Complete page with Hurricane news and other information [*]

National Hurricane Survival Initiative / hurricanesafety.org -- Hurricane Survival Information and informational tips.

WeatherBell.com -- Joe Bastardi's new gig.

Weatherzine - Severe Storm and Hurricane Chasing from Jeff Gammons

CNN Storm Center -- The Cable News Network's Hurricane site with tables and data available.

Florida Storm Net -- info site that WJHG 7, a local radio group, an internet provider, and local EMA's have set up as a clearinghouse for info.

MSNBC -- This Cable Network has a good affiliate network with the NBC stations and is very good on coverage of disasters..

Fox News -- This cable network claims to have a more balanced point of view and tends to go for the facts first.

ABC News -- ABC has great coverage and will fill you in.

CBS News -- CBS News does good investigative reports and has a good selection of information.

Orlando Sentinel Online Weather -- Orlando Sentinel Online is a good source for the Orlando Weather. Hurricane advisory, current conditions and weather forecasts. [*]

World News Hurricane Information (Worldhurricanes.com) -- Summary of Hurricane Reports from the various commercial news-wires.

Tampa Bay Online / Tampa Tribune: Nice information for West Central Florida folks.

Intellicast WSC's Hurricane Page: A nice tracking map for active Storms.

Hurricane Consulting Inc With decades of experience, Hurricane Consulting, Inc. assists organizations in developing hurricane preparedness, response, and mitigation programs, which are effective, yet simple to implement. We audit existing, or help develop plans to assist clients improve knowledge necessary to ensure successful and safe response to hurricane threats.

Accuweather Hurricane Center-- Accuweather's Hurricane Page.

The Drudge Report : Usually known more for its political reporting, Matt Drudge also does report on storms and offers a good selection of links.

DRC, Inc. : DRC Provides Disaster Management for Man-Made and Natural Disasters Worldwide

National Hurricane Conference : Usually held in April in various locations around the country, this conference is good to find out the latest in hurricane preparedness, contingency, and other improvements in the science of dealing with the systems.

Impact Weather : Commercial Site, highly detailed information to manage the risk posed by Hurricanes. Meteorological consulting.

TropicalWeather.net : From former Weather Channel Met ich Johnson

Colleges and Universities:

Dr. William Gray & Co's Hurricane Predictions -- From Colorado State University. Hurricane Expert Dr. William Gray tells us what to expect from the coming hurricane season. [*]

Florida State University -- (Meteorology) A very complete source of information on weather. [*]

FSU Tropical Products -- Gateway to the popular cyclone phase analyses, tropical model output, MM5/WRF model runs, and more. [*]

Tropical Storm Risk -- Saunders/Lee Forecasts and risk statistics for Tropical Systems

United States Landfalling Hurricane Probability Project - United States Landfalling Hurricane Probability Project

Huricane Climate - FSU Tropical Forecasts

CIMSS Tropical Cyclones: (Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies) A good source for Storm information.

University of Illinois Hurricanes Online Guide -- Good overview and some data of Storms from the University of Illinois.

NexLab Tropical Page: CoD's Tropical Bulletin page.

Purdue University WXP Hurricane and Tropical Data -- Purdue's collection of Hurricane Data.

University of Central Florida / Kinetic Analysis Corp -- Real Time Tropical Cyclone Research/Geophysical Hazard Damage Research - Storm Damage Model Projection Maps

University of Oklahoma Center for Analysis and Prediction of Storms (CAPS) -- The University of Oklahoma's research site for storm related research.

CSU's Tropical Products -- Colorado State University's collection of Tropical Cyclone data.

Plymouth State College Tropical Weather Page: PSC's Vortex Tropical Weather page.

Rutgers Weather Center: Includes Forecast Models and other info

University of Miami / Canes 'R Us Tropical Storm Update: The University of Miami's Hurricane Info page with satellite imagery and advisories

University of Hawaii Tropical

Meteorology-- The University of Hawaii has an amazing abundance of hurricane info including original maps and utilities. [*]

John Hopkins University Hurricane Tracking Maps -- A nice selection of original hurricane tracking maps for historical storms is located here.

Bermuda Weather Resource Page-- An excellent source of information for Bermuda.

Experimental Tropical Cyclone Parameters for the North Atlantic- Another Colorado State Page which summarizes potential for tropical development in a montage of graphs representing different factors. [*]

Kerry Emanuel's Atmospheric Research - Research on storms and Atmospheric Science. Includes a Hurricane Model (for DOS/MATLAB) and other papers.

CIty University of Hong Kong - Tropical Cyclone seasonal forecasts


Insurance Related

This section is a listing of various property insurance providers and links to information specifically dealing with Hurricanes or Windstorms. It isn't complete, so if you know of a link that belongs here please let us know.

AIG : Hurricane Info from American International Group insurance

Chubb Group Hurricane Tips for Businesses : A few preparation tips for businesses in hurricanes.

Countrywide Insurance : Countrywide has a small section on hurricanes.

Fero & Sons Insurance : Hurricane and Flood information

Kemper : Kemper Insurance's disaster information including Hurricane Information. Has a FAQ and summary Hurricane Information.

Insure.com : Insure.com (Insurance News Network) has some information related to hurricanes.

Insurance Information Institute : The insurance Information Institute's page on Hurricanes related to the insurance industry. Includes information on such things as

Catastrophes- Insurance Issues

Liberty Mutual :Liberty Mutual's Hurricane Information page.

MetLife: Metropolitan Life's page about hurricanes and tips for them

South Carolina Insurance News Service : Information on Hurricanes from the SC Insurance News Service

Texas Department of Insurance : Texas has information for homeowners about hurricanes.

The Hartford : The Hartford's Insurance company's hurricane information page

World Insurance News : Information from the insurance industry sometimes deals with Hurricanes.

Florida Public Adjusters -- Public adjusters are the only ones who ONLY represent the insured. Fees are not collected until fair settlement is reached.



General and Personal Hurricane Pages: (in no particular order)

Weather Underground Tropical Page: Great pages full of great Tropical information from the Weather Underground.

Unisys Weather Tropical Page : A great set of Historical Hurricane Information [*]

Central Atlantic Storm Investigators:Contains extensive collections of links, up-to-date information, maps photos, video, live observations, and archives for Atlantic tropical weather seasons since 1996.

MyHurricane Full-featured hurricane tracking web application with forecasts tracks, models, alerts, watches/warnings, forecast verification, plot toggling and much more.

Internet Partnership Radio - Has Audio Programming related to Hurricanes and tropical weather.

Gulf Coast Weather - Message board focusing on the Gulf.

Listening to Katrina -- This is a chronicle of what happened to a man and his family during Katrina. It is also a documentation of lessons learned from a survival and recovery viewpoint.

28 Storms 28 Storms commentary on hurricanes and more.

Barometer Bob's Hurricane Hollow Weather : Bob does some nice work with discussions and some links. Also has a message board. [*]

Storm 2K : Tropical weather forums, chat, etc. [*]

Southern Weather Forum-A user-friendly forum that covers weather events affecting the Southern U.S.

TropicalAtlantic.com Storm utilties google earth, map model plots, recco decoder, and other storm data found here.

Roanoke Weather Tropical Roanoke Weather's Tropical Page, various Tropical data.

iCyclone : Hurricane chasing across the U.S. and points beyond.

Geo-Earth.com A site with satellite imagery, disccusion and more. Worth checking out.

OneStorm.org - Hurricane Preparedness site

Hurricane Hunters: A web page created by actual Air Force Hurricane Hunter Pilots. Updated with photos when they fly through storms. A must visit. [*]

Millennium Weather/Trantech: Gary Gray's page. A great info source when storms are active! [*]

Atlantic Tropical Weather Center : Eric Blake's (current NHC forecaster) Tropical Weather page with good information and tons of links. [*]

All Florida Hurricane Depot: Hurricane protection serving South Florida. They beat home improvement store prices, support Do-It-Yourselfers, and offer full service installation as well. They even have Free Shipping.

APR Weather: Lots of good weather info, including Tropical info.

Hardcoreweather.com: Weather Message board

East Coast Tropical Weather Center:From Mike Anderson. Updates, Warnings and info galore, with original maps and discussions, and an active discussion group. A must visit. [*]

Hurricane Update Center :Scottsvb's Hurricane Update Center, with personal discussions, it's definitely on this list to check out when storms are about. [*]

Virgin Islands Travelers Guide Tropical Info : Links and info from the Virgin Islands.

Jim Williams' Hurricane City: A real Hurricane Fan. With an excellent page including Real Audio live broadcasts during events and an extensive list of hurricane histories for various towns across the Atlantic basin. A must visit. With the Weather Audio Broadcasting Network. Bookmark it now.[*]

Myhurricane.net: Map Site geared toward smartphones

NHCWX Data Management: NHCWX Radio, and other audio streaming during hurricanes. Roundtables, etc.

Hurricane Watch Net: Ran by Amateur radio operators during emergencies, the HWN contains vital information and provides a great service.[*]

Hurricaneville : Another good web site devoted to hurricanes including news updates and other good information. Greg Machos runs this one.

Taylor, Texas Weather Network: John Taylor's excellent page with EMWIN data for Texas.

IbisEye.com: Rich Javascript based Hurricane Tracking Map

WeatherVine :Offers Chasing Information and "Hurricane Chasing Tours".

Mitch and Carol McCauslin's Weather :Personal page with weather links in Central Florida.

WXRisk.com Weather Risk:"Weather Forecasting for Traders, Investors, and Businesses", a site with information geared toward the financial end of things. [*]

A Day to Remember, Opal the Ogre : Jim Lynch put together this page with photographs and stories from 1995's Hurricane Opal.

Navy Hurricane Hunters: A homepage detailing the VW-4 Navy Hurricane Hunters with pictures and historical information.

Hurricanes Mobile Alabama: Joseph Johnston's focus on the Mobile, AL area with a good collection of photos and historical information on Mobile.(Hosted by CHFC) [*]

HurricaneTrack.com : This Lowe's sponsored page has great original content and loads to look at. From Mark K. Sudduth and his Hurricane Intercept Team, and they do a great job. [*]

Stormpulse.com: Matthew Wensing's tracking webpage with Flash based storm tracker and up to date information. [*]

VA Storm Photo :Jesse Bass' website from Virgina, including a lot of storm photos from Hurricanes (part of the HIRT team)

Storm Study :John Van Pelt's Storm Education Team's site

Mike's Hurricane Page: A good personal Hurricane centered web page, includes information on other basins and many other detailed bits of information.

Pilot Eye Hurricane Center: Hurricane Information tailored for the Hampton Roads area.

Wright-Weather, LLC : Massive Data source with a satellite link, many models, forecasts and graphics. Ran by North Carolina meteorologists Mike Dross and Eric T. DeZubay[*]

The Eyewall: Another personal hurricane page with an interesting idea.

Stormtracker.com Hurricane Center: Hurricane Data and interesting weather products, tours, and more.

Moreweather.com's Tropical Weather page (formerly T-Storm Terry 's Tropical Weather): A nice layout with some original graphics. Well worth a visit.[*]

North Carolina & Florida's Hurricane History : Jay Barnes' Books on Hurricane History in the two states are a good read. [*]

Hurricane Tracker's Web Site:A tracker tracks the storm.

Tom's Hurricane Alley: A great info source for all cyclone basins. Nice graphics and good, solid information. [*]

American Legion Post 119 (Gulfport, MS): This Legion Post has the data that you need all in one page.

TROPMET - A World of Tropical Cyclones: Michael Laca has been "chasing" hurricanes for the last 16 years and offers good information. Layout similar to AOL's main interface.

Todd Gross' Weatherman.com : Astronomy and weather from a Boston based weatherman.

Bobbistorm's Hurricane Page: From Miami, BobbiStorm - a hurricane enthusiast's enthusiast , runs her web page.

Practical Guide to Hurricane Tracking: A good source of the basics on hurricane tracking. [*]

Sky Diary - Storm Chasing, Photography, & Rainy Day Tales :Chris Kridler has very good information here along with tons of good stories, photos and more. Located in Brevard county. [*]

Hurricanes and Weather : A New England Hurricane Information Page

Hurricane Hot Spot : Nick has a good layout with updated information. Check it out. [*]

The Caribbean Hurricane Page:(gobeach.com) A great hurricane news page for folks in the Caribbean islands. Includes on the spot reports from different islands when storms approach. When a storm is approaching the Caribbean go here. [*]

Howard Robinson's Unofficial Hurricane Site (V3) : An interesting layout and style finds home for more good Hurricane information. [*][www.whitespringsnews.com White Spring News] - Suwannee River Basin News from Jim Smith in White Springs, FL

SJ's Tropscal Weather Center - Personal Storm Blog

Golden Triangle Weather Page:A long page filled with weather and hurricane information.

Terrapin & Associates Hurricane and Storm Tracking: Java animated and original tracking maps [*]

Virginia Storm Photo - Jesse Bass of the Hurricane Research Intercept Team's site.

HurricaneZone Tropical Cyclone Site: A good general (all basin) Hurricane/Cyclone site. [*]

STORMFAX  : Weather Services

Surfinfo.com : Hurricanes can bring some awesome waves...

Weatherman 911's Hurricane Site:From Cape Coral. Lou covers the tropics.

We Are Fine.org:We Are Fine - A website designed for noticiations of being ok during a disaster

Hurricane Season :Marc Mailhot's Hurricane Page with links to various Tropical Products and more.

WeatherOnline! Tropical Weather :Links, Graphics, and discussions.

Hurricanes In Houston - By Donald Ray Burger, Attorney at Law. General information related to the systems from Houston... from a Lawyer.

Thestormtrack.com - Storm updates and news.

Crown Weather Services Tropical Discussion:A discussion of current tropical activity with discussions, a good place to check for another opinion of what's going on. From Robert Lightbown.[*]

StormVI : Reports from the Virgin Islands. Doug tracks from Crown Mt

Hays' Tropical Weather Pages Home Page:R. Hays' Cummins Hurricane Info site, with discussion and other information. [*]

StormTrack.org : Mostly Tracking Severe Thunderstorms in the mid-west. Has a lot of Tornado Chasing as well as some hurricane experts.

Hurricane Watch Net : Features Links and Updates to current storms and information on shortwave communications during storms. For Amateur Radio Enthusiasts. [*]

Hurricane Reports Preparedness Insurance Information :From Disastercenter.com. Includes discussion and other products for sale related to Hurricanes.

Atlantic Tropic Watch/TropicalUpdate.com:Mike Watkins' Hurricane Site. Discussions, links, and more.

Infoplease Hurricane Information :A good set of hurricane data.

WeatherImages org Live Weather Images : A collection of links, images, stories, and information regarding weather.

Hurricane Weather Links : Another large collection of links to various datasets.

Home Town Weather:Florida Weather and Tropical Updates. Live weather station, weathercams and streaming St Lucie County police scanner PLUS NOAA weather radio from Ft. Pierce, Florida.

Hurricane Central:Hurricane and Tropical weather updates plus local weather cams and Florida Radar.

Ron's Hurricane Update Page:Hurricane and local weather advisory for Citrus County, Fl. Published during hurricane season only.

NOLA Hurricane: Hurricane news, information, and preparedness tips for the Gulfsouth and Beyond.


International Sites:

Other Warning Agencies:

Antigua and Barbuda
Australia - Brisbane

Darwin

Perth

Bahamas

Belize

Canada

China

Colombia

Costa Rica

Cuba

Fiji
Guatemala

Hawaii

Hong Kong

India

Indonesia

Japan

Korea, South

Macao

Malaysia

Mexico

New Zealand
[v Panama]

Philippines

Reunion

Sri Lanka

Thailand

Deutsch (German):

Der Hurrikan -- Europäisches Segel-Informationssystems Seite mit allgemeine Informationen zu diesem tropischen Wirbelsturm. (The Hurricane -- Site with general information for these tropical cyclones)

Die Hurrikanseite - von Thomas Sävert. Eine gute pers�nliche Hurrikansite.

Meteo-Live -- Meteo-Info f�r Deutschland und paar Sturmeinfo. (Meto Info for Germany and some storm information)

Español (Spanish):

Servico Meteorológico Nacional -- Una paginación del servicio mejicano del tiempo (Mexican Weather Service)

Tormenta.net : Gran información sobre huracanes aquá.

Hurican.net : Huracán

Instituto de Meteorología de la República de Cuba -- Información cubano del tiempo.

Français (French):

Centre canadien de prévision d'ouragan -- L'information d'ouragan en Fran�ais. (Hurricane Information in French)

Ouragans.com -- L'information sur des ouragans comprenant beaucoup de liens. (Hurricane Information including many links.)

Natureinsolite.com -- Images tir�es de vid�os amateurs, sans pr�tention, gratuitement, et pour le plaisir de les partager avec le monde entier.

Les Cyclones dans les Antilles Françaises -- L'information pour les �les fran�aises des Antilles.

Meteo-France Antilles -- Bien plus D'Information.

SXMCYCLONE -- Le site des ouragans sp�cialis� Saint Martin et Saint Barthélémy.


Weather/Hurricane Tracking Software:

Weather Defender -- Swift Weather's Weather Defender Contains Hurricane Tracking and a lot more for keeping a vigil on the weather.

HurrTrak - Weather Graphics Technology's HurrTrak is one of the best known Hurricane tracking software programs available with versions for Emergency Management and Other uses. Also available is an automated storm tracking screensaver. Very impressive. Updated for 2007. Type: (Shareware/Commercial) [Win32]

Eye of the Storm: Easy-to-use tracking software with output of current and historical tropical cyclone tracks, wind radii, watch/warning information, and more. Updated for 2007. Type: Shareware (30 day trial) [Win32/Mac]

Tracking the Eye: Tracking The Eye is a fully-featured tracking program that includes USGS aerial photography, data graphing capabilities, full NHC text product ingestion, and more. Updated for 2006. Type: Shareware [Win32]

Global Tracks: Another good tropical system tracking program with satellite and track overlay capabilities and a point-by-point impact forecaster based upon NHC track and wind radii forecasts. A 20 day trial version is available from their website. Updated for 2006. Type: Shareware [Win32]

Merlin: Track and forecast the movement of hurricanes with Merlin v2.6.1, a weather application from Ted Parker. Merlin utilizes artificial intelligence and an advanced mathematical model to provide unique storm data within an easy-to-use interface. Updated for 2005. Type: Shareware [Win32]

Hurricane Hurricane Tracking software for iPhone/Ipad.

Cyclone Centre Client: Tropical system tracking program with simple approach. A 30 day trial version is available from their website. Updated for 2008. Type: Shareware [Win32]


Usenet Newsgroups:

sci.geo.meteorology: General Weather newsgroup. Sometimes hurricane related posts can be found.

ne.weather: The name is deceiving, it isn't specific just to the Northeast, there is a bit of hurricane talk in this newsgroup.
alt.talk.weather Smaller newsgroup.
alt.hurricane Hurricane newsgroup.


Unsorted Hurricane Links:


General Interest:

http://www.weather.gov/view/national.php?prodtype=hurricane (full advisory list)

http://www.ih2000.net/ira/bmt-wth.htm (strike probs & track maps)

Hunter's lair(- try to shoot goose or elks in wild storm)

http://www.weather.brockport.edu/cgi-bin/hurricane (nice, simple search)


Current Tropical Weather:

http://www.wxmaps.org/pix/hurpot.html (Maximum Potential Intensity graphics)

http://www.met.fsu.edu/explores/tropical.html (FSU Explores! Outreach Tropical Site)


Historical Data:

http://vortex.plymouth.edu/tropical.html#Historical_Events (seasonal summaries back to the mid-1990s)


Radar:

http://www.ih2000.net/ira/bmt-wth.htm (coastal TX radar only)


Reconnaissance Info:

http://www.funet.fi/pub/dx/text/utility/Hurricane (decoding info)


Photos of Past Storm Damage:

http://www.hurricane.com/erin95.html (Erin pix)


Hurricane Research:

http://www.aoml.noaa.gov/hrd/ (latest research info from HRD)


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