Hurricane Preparedness Part 1: Understanding Hurricane Hazards
The 2021 hurricane season is upon us.
In part one of our three-part series on hurricane preparedness, Melissa Huffman, Warning Coordination Meteorologist for the National Weather Service, shares her expert knowledge on common and not-so-common hurricane hazards and how to prepare for them.
- What to expect from this year’s season
- How hurricanes are measured
- Hazards that can impact you during and after a storm
- How Hurricane Harvey’s unprecedented rainfall influenced social science initiatives at the National Weather Service