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Heavy rain in the Central U.S.; Unseasonable Warmth in the East

Imelda remnants swept up with a cold front will produce heavy rain that could cause flash flooding from portions of the South Plains to the Great Lakes. Lorena remnants combined with a cold front will bring thunderstorms with heavy rain, and some severe storms with hail and damaging winds to Arizona Monday. Strong winds in northern California will bring increasing fire weather threats on Monday. Read More >

The CARIBE WAVE/LANTEX 11 tsunami exercise is being 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 provides 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 (pdf)

UNESCO Circular Letter (pdf)

  • Full-scale simulated tsunami alert in Caribbean (also in 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
  • English Dec. 21, 2010
  • Español 21 de diciembre de 2010
  • Français Le 21 decembre 2010

Webinars (pdf)

Florida East Coast Participation

Post-Exercise Evaluation

  • Post-Exercise Evaluation Presentation (pdf)
  • Go to: On-line Post CARIBE WAVE/LANTEX 11 Exercise Evaluation