Tropics 101: What is storm surge? How does it impact coastal communities? — WHNT.com

Storm surge flooding is the greatest threat to life and property during a tropical system, and storm surge directly accounts to approximately half of the deaths associated with tropical storms and hurricanes in the U.S. As a tropical system inches closer to shore, the familiar tropical storm and hurricane watches or warnings go into effect…

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