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The National Hurricane Center conducts a practical program of education and outreach on hazardous tropical weather for the public, educators, students, scientists, businesses, and government agencies. Increased awareness of hazardous tropical weather and its potential impacts are vital to the public and those emergency managers charged with safeguarding lives and property. NHC fulfills this responsibility through direct contact with these groups; formal and informal training; increased data availability; dissemination of scientific and other publications and feedback to effectively adapt to evolving needs.

Classes and Workshops

NHC Presentations

2014 Hurricane Readiness for Coastal Communities (L-311) Course

  1. Course Notes (46 MB)

2013 National Hurricane Conference - Hurricane Readiness for Coastal Communities (L-311) Course

  1. Overview (4 MB)
  2. Hurricane Life Cycle & Hazards (21 MB)
  3. Forecast Process (9 MB)
  4. Forecast Verification (3 MB)
  5. NHC & WFO Products (13 MB)
  6. Wind Speed Probabilities (4 MB)
  7. Introduction to Storm Surge (28 MB)
  8. Storm Surge Forecasting & Products (20 MB)
  9. Readiness (18 MB)

2013 National Hurricane Conference - Other Presentations

Publications & Data

Tropical Weather and Hurricane Learning Opportunities

Learning Opportunities for K-12 Students (Resources for Teachers)

Useful Documents

Tropical Cyclones

Storm Surge

Other NHC Outreach & Education Content


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