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Shifting Heat Wave from Southern Plains to West; A Very Wet Few Days for East

Oppressive temperatures and dangerous heat indices will linger for another day or two across the Southern Plains/Lower MS Valley, especially TX. Meanwhile, another widespread Heat Wave is beginning across the Southwest, CA and Northwest for this week. Finally, an anomalous upper trough over the East will continue to inundate the Mid-Atlantic region with tropical heavy to excessive rainfall. Read More >

The CARIBE WAVE 11/ 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 2011 Participant Handbook (pdf)

UNESCO Circular Letter (pdf)

Webinars (pdf)

  • Caribe Wave 11 and LANTEX_2011 English (January 18) | Español (20 de enero)
  • Caribe Wave 11 and LANTEX 2011 - A Caribbean Tsunami Warning Exercise - 2nd Webinar March 1
  • CARIBE WAVE 11 y LANTEX 2011 - Un Ejercicio de Alerta de Tsunami en el Caribe - Conferencia en Línea EAS Marzo 2
  • Caribe Wave 11 y LANTEX 2011 - Un Ejercicio de Alerta de Tsunami en el Caribe - 2da Conferencia en Línea Marzo 3
  • Tsunami Travel time image (4mb)
  • Tsunami Travel timetable

Florida East Coast Participation

Post-Exercise Evaluation