TAG: hurricane

Hurricane barrels toward Texas, maps show impact

August 25, 2017By
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Hurricane Harvey is hitting Texas with wind speeds of at least 111 mph. Widespread flooding is a risk for Texas and neighboring states as public safety groups and communities prepare. Esri has created a new Hurricanes and Tropical Cyclones Story Map that identifies the potential impact of the storm through a variety maps, including: Public Information Map — identifies the current and... read more

Track Cat 5 Hurricane Patricia as It Nears Mexico

October 23, 2015By
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Hurricane Patricia — “Extremely Dangerous” Category 5 Hurricane — Is the Strongest Storm Ever Recorded. Esri is providing a continuously updated hurricane map that shows the projected paths, storm surge, weather warnings and precipitation of Hurricane Patricia, the “strongest hurricane ever recorded.” In addition, the real-time effects of the storm can be seen via social media posts. The website, Hurricanes & Cyclones, is... read more

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CoreLogic Expands Natural Catastrophe Risk Management Solution

September 14, 2015By

CoreLogic, a residential property information, analytics and data-enabled services provider, today released an expanded version of its natural catastrophe risk management solution, which features a new comprehensive probabilistic flood model that analyzes the potential damage and financial impact at the property-level from flood events in the continental United States. This probabilistic flood model is unique to the industry because its... read more

Track Tropical Storm Erika with Interactive Esri Map

August 28, 2015By
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As Florida declares a state of emergency in preparation for Tropical Storm Erika, you can track the storm’s progress with Esri’s Hurricane Public Information Map. This interactive map features live data from the National  Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) showing Erika’s projected path, as well as storm watches, warnings, and storm surge information. You can also explore geotagged social media from... read more

CoreLogic Identifies U.S. States at Risk of Property Loss from Natural Hazards

September 10, 2014By
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CoreLogic, a global property information, analytics and data-enabled services provider, has released an analysis ranking Florida as the U.S. state with the highest level of comprehensive risk exposure to multiple natural hazards, with Michigan identified as the state with the lowest risk. The analysis was derived from the new CoreLogic Hazard Risk Score (HRS), an analytics tool launched today that gathers... read more

AT&T Ready For Hurricane Season as Part of Disaster Recovery Program

June 2, 2014By

AT&T’s Network Disaster Recovery (NDR) program, as the first private company certified by the Department of Homeland Security for private-company voluntary disaster preparedness, is committed to maintaining and restoring the AT&T global network when natural disasters strike, the company said. Despite predictions, no one is certain when the next tropical storm or hurricane will ravage the coastline. With $600 million... read more