NOAA: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Storm Surge and Coastal Inundation
Storm surge headed ashore.A view of levee repairs following the storm surge damage from Hurricane Katrina - 2005Wind-driven waves and storm surge threaten to inundate homes in Miami, Florida - 1945Treasure Bay Casino (Biloxi, MS) was moved completely off its moorings by the storm surge from Hurricane Katrina - 2005Views of inundated areas in New Orleans following breaking of the levees surrounding the city as the result of storm surge from Hurricane Katrina - 2005House in North Carolina damaged by 15-foot storm surge that came with Hurricane Floyd - 1999Venice, LA, still with at least two to three feet of water two weeks after Hurricane Katrina's storm surge - 2005Huge waves from Hurricane Carol's storm surge destroyed hundreds of beach front cottages and homes in Connecticut - 1954
Hard Rock Casino barge (Biloxi, MS) completely destroyed during Hurricane Katrina - 2005Coast Guard surf boat ploughing through.Views of inundated areas in New Orleans following breaking of the levees surrounding the city as the result of storm surge from Hurricane Katrina - 2005Damage to manufactured and mobile homes at Surfside Beach, SC, after Hurricane Hugo's storm surge - 1989Damage caused by the Galveston Hurricane and storm surge: the greatest natural disaster in terms of loss of life in U.S. history (6,000 to 8,000 individuals died in this event) - 1900Damage to beach front homes on Dauphin Island, AL, due to storm surge from Hurricane Katrina - 2005Storm surge from Hurricane Carol lashes Rhode Island Yacht Club - 1969A view of levee repairs following the storm surge damage from Hurricane Katrina - 2005-----

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