Fact Finder: Hurricanes and Tropical Storms

March 10, 2010 

Hurricanes and North Carolina seem to go hand in hand some years. If one is headed our way, find out what you can do to be prepared.

Latest Hurricane News

The National Hurricane Center
Find the latest information about the location, path and strength of tropical storms and hurricanes.

N&O Hurricane Center Find information on current storms, including advisories, storm tracking and forecast maps.

Hurricane Tracking

Accuweather's Hurricane Tracking Page

NOAA Storm Tracker
From the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration.

NHC Tracking Map
Print or download this hurricane tracking map from the National Hurricane Center.

FEMA for Kids
Download a tracking map for the kids to watch how a storm progresses.

Historical Hurricane Tracks
An interactive tool that lets you find the tracks of past storms. From the NOAA Coastal Services Center.

Safety and Disaster Recovery

N.C. Automated Flood Warning System
Rainfall amounts are updated every 15 minutes.

Disaster Supply Kit
See what you should have on hand if the threat of a hurricane is imminent. From the National Hurricane Center.

Orange County Special Needs Registry
For individuals requiring special assistance in the event of a disaster.

CDC Hurricane Information
Health and safety information from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

FEMA Hurricane Information
Find out what to do before, during and after a hurricane.

Hurricane Survival Page for Kids
From UNC TV.

General Information

N.C. Division of Emergency Management

N.C. Emergency Management Directors By County

N.C.'s 10 Worst Hurricanes
From the companion web site for UNC TV's documentaries Higher Ground: Rebuilding Down East After the Flood and Hard Rain: Lessons Learned from the Flood of '99.

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