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Severe Storms in the Upper Midwest; Heavy Rain in the Mid-Atlantic; Widespread Heat in the Southwest

Severe storms with damaging winds, large hail, and locally heavy rain will impact portions of the Upper Midwest. A lingering front will bring another round of heavy showers and thunderstorms to the Mid-Atlantic. Excessive heat continues in the South Plains to the Southwest, and fire weather threats remain Critical across the Great Basin, Northern Rockies, and into the Plains. 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