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Gulf of Mexico

Hurricane Matthew

Hurricane Hermine

SEV data collection initiated following reports of a 2.9m storm surge measured in the Florida area following the landfall of Hurricae Hermine. This surge was generated despite the storm being classed as a Category 1 hurricane.

Hurricane Earl

Data collection event initiated following news that the tropical cyclone - Hurricane Earl - had strengthened just before making landfall in Belize. 

Hurricane Felix 2007

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Tropical Cyclone Karen

Tropical storm Karen was a hurricane in the Gulf of Mexico in October 2013. It was initiated as an eSurge Live event in response to the storm surge predictions from NOAA and GDACS.

Hurricane Ingrid

Hurricane Ingrid was a strong hurricane which affected Mexico's Gulf Coast in Setpember 2013. The storm was notable for hitting Mexico almost simultaneously with Tropical Storm Manuel.  

Meteorological History.

Hurricane Ike (2008)

Hurricane Ike was one of the costliest hurricanes ever to impact Cuba and the US gulf coast. It caused hugh storm surges in Cuna, Louisiana and Texas, hitting many areas whuch had already suffered from major storms earlier in the season.

Meteorological history.

Hurricane Isaac (2012)

Hurricane Isaac caused severe damage to Hiati and the US Gulf Coast in August 2012, affecting many areas previously damed by Katrina in 2005. A storm surge of 3.5m was recorded in Shell Beach, Louisiana.

Meteorological history.

Hurricane Sandy (2012)

Hurricane Sandy was a severe late-season tropical storm which caused devastation across the Carribean and the United States in October 2012, with preliminary estimates of up to $50bn damage caused. The storm caused a major storm surge affecting many parts of the US east coast, with New York in particular being badly hit by a record surge of over 4m.

Hurricane Katrina (2005)

Hurricane Katrina was one of the strongest storms to impact the US in the last century, with winds at landfall of up to 125mph and a low central pressure. It caused widespread devastation to the US gulf coast, with widespread flooding due to a combination of storm surge, heavy rainfall and levee failures. 

Meteorological history