Persons who have lived along the Gulf and Atlantic Coasts of the United States for most of their lives are well aware of the hazards that these storms can bring. Persons who have experienced these storms first hand do not take them for granted and prepare for them diligently each year. The staff at the Tropical Storm Research Center in Gulf Shores, Alabama, would like to mention to new residents of the Coastal areas, that we will be posting pre-season preparedness recommendations during the early part of May 2011. These postings will also be a reminder to long term Coastal residents to get your Tropical Storm and Hurricane plans in place. If you wish to use the NOAA/NHC resources to do some early reading, please use the link below. http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/HAW2/english/intro.shtml Watch for our own pre-season postings in early May in this blog. Thank you. `
For any blog viewers with interests along the US West Coast and Hawaii:
The NOAA West Coast and Alaska Tsunami Warning Center has issued a Tsunami Warning for portions of Hawaii and the West Coast of the United States as the result of an 8.9 Magnitude Earthquake that has caused extreme damage to parts of Japan.
The WCATWC office has released information concerning the effect of the Tsunami which is currently traveling rapidly in several directions across the Pacific Ocean.
Please click on the link below if you have interests in Hawaii or along the Pacific Coast of the United States:
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