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Friday, August 25, 2017

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Special Hurricane Harvey Wire for August 25th, 2017
 

Hurricane Harvey is on track to become the first major storm to hit the U.S. in over a decade when it makes landfall in Texas late today or early Saturday. The National Hurricane Center said storm surges may bring life-threatening floods in and around Houston.

This special wire highlights experts, research, and feature stories related to hurricanes. More experts, news and research can be found at the Hurricane Channel.



Texans Should Prepare for Flooding, High Winds From Harvey

With the probability of extensive rain and high winds throughout much of the state from the resurgence of Tropical Depression Harvey, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts are asking Texans to take measures to prepare their houses, farms and...

Expert Available

– Texas A&M AgriLife


Hurricane & Flood Handbook: Before the Storm

The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season, which begins June 1 and runs for six months, is expected to have a near-average number of storms. This season's forecast, according to the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), includes 11-17 named st...

– University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston


Florida Flood Risk Study Identifies Priorities for Property Buyouts

A study of flood damage in Florida by scientists at UC Santa Cruz and the Nature Conservancy proposes prioritizing property buyouts based on flood risk, ecological value, and socioeconomic conditions.

– University of California, Santa Cruz

Journal of Ocean and Coastal Economics, Aug-2017


Disaster Preparedness Expert Can Discuss Hurricane #Harvey

– University of Delaware


25 Years Later: FSU Experts Available to Discuss Legacy of Hurricane Andrew

– Florida State University


Meteorology, Emergency Preparedness Experts Offer Tips for Start of Hurricane Season

– Virginia Tech


UF/IFAS Experts Available for 2017 Hurricane Season

Experts from the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences can provide insight about hurricane preparation, agricultural crops, tree damage, hurricane-proofing your home and more.

Expert Available

– University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences


An Inconvenient Hurricane Season

– Virginia Tech


Researchers Travel to Coast to Collect Data as Harvey Comes Ashore

– Texas Tech University


Storm Experts Available to Talk About Hurricane #Harvey

– Florida State University

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