The coupled model, called the Boston Harbor Flood Risk Model, is capable of simulating anticipated coastal storm
processes and their potential impacts from storm surge flooding.
Unfortunately a strong coastal storm
appears likely for the latter half of the coming week.
To learn more about the USACE National Planning Center of Expertise for Coastal Storm
Damage Reduction and the services it provides to the Corps, visit <www.
In the event of a catastrophic coastal storm
, the extent of the damage can be mapped and analyzed using GIS technology.
Wetlands trap toxins, pathogens, and excess nutrients and sediments as they move seaward, while also protecting coastal communities from coastal storms
and sea surges.
Washington, Rabi'II 4, 1436, Jan 24, 2015, SPA -- A fast-moving coastal storm
was forecast to hit several major cities in the northeastern United States with a mix of snow, sleet, and rain on Saturday in the densely-populated region's first significant winter storm of the season.
Installing three large steam isolation valves to help reduce coastal storm
impacts on steam customers' equipment and installing large isolation gates to prevent storm surges from the East River and Hudson River from entering into three steam stations.
The coastal storm
surge is not currently expected to be as severe as at the beginning of January however we are advising people to be precautionary and be prepared in case the situation deteriorates.
Flood and coastal storm
surge losses will likely be significant.
Waves up to nine metres high were forecast by the nation weather service, which would cause dangerous coastal storm
This might not be true for other areas such as New York, for example, where the funneling coastline makes the region more vulnerable to coastal storm
Surge Hazard Report:provides anincrease in overall granularity by combining five datasets; Coastal Surge Risk, Hurricane Propensity, CoastalWater Feature, Mainland Determination and Elevation, into an easy to use and understand scoring method.