Components of Storm Surge

Wind and Pressure Cpmonents of Hurricane Storm Surge

What is Storm Surge?
A combination of wind driven water and pressure driven water piles up water ahead of the eye of the storm.

 

Related Resources:

  • Video: Surging Water Warnings
  • Reporter's Blog: Predicting Storms
  • What's My Story: Meteorologist
  • North Carolina Sea Grant COASTWATCH: Hurricane Irene

 

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