Tagged: NOAA

NOAA Hosts Hurricane Preparedness Week

From May 26 – June 1, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the National Weather Service will host their annual Hurricane Preparedness Week. The 2013 Atlantic hurricane season is forecast to be more severe than normal, and the Hurricane Preparedness Week website will have valuable information on how...

Global Sea Level Rise Scenarios for the United States National Climate Assessment

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), released a report this month examining the potential global impacts of a rise in sea levels. The report finds that the rise in sea levels worldwide “has been a persistent trend for decades. It is expected to continue beyond the end of this...

National Severe Weather Preparedness Week, April 22 – 28

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) have partnered in recognition of the first anniversary of “one of the largest tornado outbreaks in U.S. history” to raise public awareness of what to do during severe weather and help save lives. “Last April, tornadoes...

It’s Flood Safety Awareness Week 2012!

This week (March 12-16), the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have partnered together to promote Flood Safety Awareness Week 2012. If you are a first responder or other emergency management personnel, live in a flood prone area or would just like to...