TS09. Extreme Water Hazards: A Closer Inspection of Hurricane Ian’s Catastrophic Storm Surge

The training session will address those tropical situations when aspects of the combined water hazard become extreme.  Specifically, a more detailed inspection of Hurricane Ian will be provided, exploring its catastrophic storm surge along the southwest Florida Peninsula, its excessive/flooding rain that striped central Florida while moving inland, and the resulting record river flooding on the Saint Johns River. Participants will be challenged to weigh the imperilment to life, the threat to property, and to facilitate resource management and staging.  Interactions will include exposure to the first operational application of the Flood Inundation Mapping (FIM) initiative.

Level:  Basic

Organized by Pablo Santos

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