Hurricane Florence – Disasters


Civil Air Patrol (CAP) Browser

Summary Civil Air Patrol supports American communities with emergency response, diverse aviation, and ground serves. CAP has the technological ability to preform even when impact from severe weather affects power, internet, phones, and flight takeoffs, making it a crucial and inexpensive method for FEMA to the get the imagery they need quickly and effectively. CAP provides numerous aerial imagery of…


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Hurricane Incident Journal

Summary FEMA’s Hurricane Incident Journal provides relevant spatial decision-making support for FEMA leadership and a view into federal information available to the general public.


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FEMA Geospatial Coordination Call

This daily call discusses the current status of Hurricane Florence, updates from responders, and discusses the most relevant and available data provided from agencies to help prepare and respond effectively and effectively to hurricane impacts. Sources to data discussed in the call are provided within the story map posted bellow.


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Hazard Exposure Model for Hurricane Florence

The Hazard Exposure Map indicates where highest community exposure to surge, wind, and riverine flooding is expected for Hurricane Florence. The model is generated from best-available hazard data and CoreLogic residential parcels. Parcels are weighted by flood depth, wind speed, and social vulnerability.


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VIIRS Floodwater Fraction Map

Summary The VIIRS Floodwater Fraction Map Products Web App is a tool that displays daily flood extents covering the entire CONUS derived from the Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) aboard the joint NASA/NOAA Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (Suomi-NPP) satellite. The map products in the Web App are updated daily, and include both the daily products…


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Hurricane Florence Imagery Indexer

Summary This tool uses the Voyager search engine to find Florence flood images using USGS aerial images from the Hazard Data Distribution System (HDDS) . Each search result provides the image, metadata, and download links. Aerial data provide before & after images that can be used to identify flooded areas. Example Image USGS Aerial Image…


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