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NOAA Extreme Weather Information Sheets (NEWIS)

If you are in a coastal county and are likely to be threatened by extreme weather related to coastal storms, you might find these information sheets to be useful. They contain phone numbers, links, and other information for use in emergency situations, particularly tropical storms and hurricanes. You can find…
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Tropical outlook

I’ve busy with two conferences this week, including the UGA Ext Emergency Prep Small Team Members group (hello, new subscribers!) so have not posted much. Here’s a brief update on the tropics for planning purposes. It won’t surprise you to know that the Atlantic is quite active right now. We…
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Webinar: Climate Change Impacts on Tropical Cyclones and Their Relevance to Risk in Florida

August 26, 2021 | 3:00 pm EDT Florida BRACE announced a webinar this week that you might find of interest. Presented by Jake Carstens, Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Science, Florida State University. Tropical cyclones frequently impact Florida, and recent hurricanes have included Irma (2017),…
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Recent climate stories of interest

My Windows queue is getting filled with links to a bunch of climate-related stories that I found to be of interest in the last couple of weeks. Most of them are related to recent extreme weather and climate events that have occurred around the US and the world. You might…
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