Sunday, August 05, 2007

Wunder Blog : Weather Underground

Wunder Blog : Weather Underground: "Every year now, we see news articles about coastal surveys, that seem to indicate a lot of people living on the coast aren't ready for hurricane season. Whether that is the case or not, one of the things from this year's survey noted was, 'One out of three (34%) do not know if their home is located in an evacuation zone.' Well there are a lot of things that remain to be fixed or improved regards hurricane preparation on the coast, but this is one that can be taken care of!

If you live in Florida, you have access online to the best emergency management website in the country: FloridaDisaster.org. Included on this website are storm surge maps for coastal counties. For instance, if you live in Pensacola, you can pull up the Escambia county map and see, to some extent, what category hurricane would flood your area: "

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