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River Flood Concerns Will Remain In Central U.S. For Several More Days

Heavy rain that began last week and continued through the weekend has brought widespread flooding to a large swath of the central U.S., from the Gulf Coast to the Great Lakes. Numerous river systems will remain in flood stage well into the workweek. Another round of rainfall is forecast across the mid & lower Miss. Valley Tuesday into Wednesday which will exacerbate the ongoing river flood threat. Read More >

The Tsunami Exercise Caribe Wave 18 will have three scenarios: Barbados, Colombia and Puerto Rico. All scenarios will start, with one dummy message, at 1400 UTC (time of the earthquake) and the 1st message for each of the three scenarios will be 5 minutes later (1405 UTC).

It is important to remark that each Member State will selects one scenario and that PTWC only will send simulated products for the selected scenario to the primary TWFP and NTWC of that Member State.

Register For WebinarS 

The purpose of the webinars is to discuss with the National Tsunami Warning Center(NTWC),Tsunami National Contacts(TNC) and the Tsnuami Warning Focal Points(TWFP) the upcoming CaribeWave 18 tsunami simulation event, which will take place on March 15, 2018.


                                  Webinar 1 (starts at 19:00 UTC, 3:00pm Puerto Rico)                                                                              Webinar 2

                      English - January 23, 2018 View Webinar - Download Presentation                        English - February 27, 2018 Register - Download Presentation

                     Español - January 24, 2018 View Webinar - Download Presentation                       Español - February 28, 2018 Register - Download Presentation

                            Français - January 25, 2018 Join - Download Presentation                                 Français - March 1, 2018 Register - Download Presentation


Click the link and register to Be counted and listed as a caribe wave 18 participant on the tsunami website













For questions please contact:

Christa G. von Hillebrandt-Andrade - CTWP Manager

Elizabeth A. Vanacore - Caribe Wave Chaire