GEOG 588
Planning GIS for Emergency Management

Group 1 Scenario, Fall 2017 Madelyn - Kevin


Group 1 Scenario, Fall 2017

Background: A tropical storm which grows to a category 5 hurricane moves through the Atlantic Ocean into the Caribbean Sea towards Florida and the Southeastern United States. The storm approaches Puerto Rico, makes landfall and passes over eastern Puerto Rico, traveling northwest on a line between Palmas Del Mar and Bayamon. The outer storm band touches land in the vicinity of The storm makes landfall at 2310 hrs. local time on 19 AUG and departs the island, into the Atlantic at 1100 hrs. on 20 AUG. The storm band impacts Palmas Del Mar at approximately 2300 hrs. on 19 AUG 17.

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