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A Major Coastal Storm For The Southeast and Mid-Atlantic This Weekend

A major storm is expected intensify over the weekend along the Southeast/Mid-Atlantic coasts and deliver a number of weather impacts. Heavy rain and flooding is possible across eastern North Carolina. High wind warnings are in effect from eastern North Carolina into southeast Virginia, may produce power outages. Also, a variety of marine hazards are in effect, including coastal flooding concerns. Read More >

The CARIBE WAVE/LANTEX 11 tsunami exercise was conducted to assist tsunami preparedness efforts throughout the Caribbean region. The purpose of the exercise is to improve Tsunami Warning System effectiveness along the Caribbean coasts. The exercise provided an opportunity for emergency management organizations throughout the Caribbean to exercise their operational lines of communications, review their tsunami response procedures, and promote tsunami preparedness.

CARIBE WAVE/LANTEX 11 Participant Handbook

UNESCO Circular Letter

  • Full-scale simulated tsunami alert in Caribbean (PDF)
  • Exercice grandeur nature d'alerte au tsunami dans les Caraïbes
  • Simulacro de alerta a escala real contra los tsunamis en la región del Caribe
  • Español - 21 de diciembre de 2010

Webinars (pdf)

Florida East Coast Participation

Post-Exercise Evaluation