Example: Hypothetical Hurricane Pam



Hurricane Pam was a hypothetical, slow moving, Class 3 storm used as a worst-case scenario for New Orleans. The storm track and parameters were provided by the National Weather Service. The three movies show Pam as it approaches and passes New Orleans, at different zoom levels. Right-click on the image and select play to view the clip.

The arrows indicate wind vectors, the colors indicate water levels with shades of blue showing a lowering of water surface elevation, and shades of red showing a rise.

This research was suported by the Louisiana Board of Regents through the Millenium Trust
Health Excellence Fund, Contract HEF (2001-06)-01

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