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socioeconomic hurricane impact analysis for coastal North Carolina, Hurricane Floyd

socioeconomic hurricane impact analysis for coastal North Carolina, Hurricane Floyd

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Published by Regional Development Services in Greenville, N.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • North Carolina.
    • Subjects:
    • Hurricane Floyd, 1999.,
    • Hurricanes -- Economic aspects -- North Carolina.,
    • Disaster victims -- North Carolina.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Regional Development Services (RDS), Department of Sociology, Department of Economics, East Carolina University.
      ContributionsEast Carolina University Regional Development Services.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQC945 .S63 1999
      The Physical Object
      Pagination1 v. (various foliations) ;
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3992413M
      LC Control Number2001330209
      OCLC/WorldCa46346925

      Florence made landfall on the southeastern coast of North Carolina (NC) generating torrential rainfall and severe flooding that led to 53 fatalities in three states (NC, SC, and VA) and $16–$40 billion in damage. Seventy-seven percent (77%) of the fatalities occurred in the rural flood plains of NC with Duplin county reporting a high of eight deaths. Approximately 50% of the total number Cited by: 3.   NORTH CAROLINA -- Monday marks 20 years since Hurricane Floyd made landfall in North Carolina. For many residents of eastern North Carolina at the time, it was one of the worst storms to hit the region but not because of the wind. Floyd produced 10 to 20 inches of rain in some locations.

      An integrated County level spatial impact assessment of Hurricane Floyd combining data on damages and social vulnerability. The Socioeconomic impact analysis for coastal North Carolina as. Hurricane Floyd hit North Carolina as a strong category 2 hurricane, making official landfall at Cape Fear and moved northeast across eastern North Carolina. Maximum sustained winds of 96 mph were recorded near Topsail Beach with gusts up to mph. Floyd is noted in hurricane history for its extensive flooding and extreme rainfall.

        Hurricane Florence forecast to strike Carolinas at powerful Category 4; Isaac also eyed. Hurricane Florence is expected to impact the coastal United States as a major hurricane later this week. sign and qualitative methods was applied to investigate how community preparedness, response, and recovery are affected by social factors such as social capital, social cohesion, and collective efficacy. This article presents evidence from qualitative research conducted for “Health Works After the Flood” and links these findings to observations regarding current conceptualizations of.


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Socioeconomic hurricane impact analysis for coastal North Carolina, Hurricane Floyd Download PDF EPUB FB2

Hurricane Floyd in was the costliest natural disaster in North Carolina's history, until it was surpassed by Hurricane Florence in After the storm, the name Floyd was retired and removed from Hurricane Floyd book Atlantic hurricane naming list.

The United States government provided North Carolina with over $ million in disaster related affected: Eastern North Carolina.

Called the flood of the century and the most devastating storm to North Carolina, Hurricane Floyd made landfall at Cape Fear Sept. 19th. Pounding rain and heavy wind preceded that of Hurricane Dennis, which two weeks prior had already dumped a significant amount of rain.

Floyd was the one-two punch that left much of North Carolina : Emory Rakestraw. Hurricanes. Hurricane season is June 1 through Nov. 30, with the most active part of the season normally occurring from August to has a dedicated team of staff and faculty to provide a mechanism where information is shared and resources can be organized in support of the University's emergency response and recovery efforts.

North Carolina's Hurricane History by Jay Barnes. This excerpt is from the chapter on Hurricane Floyd in the book North Carolina's Hurricane History, Third Edition, by Jay book was an invaluable resource for the Storms to Life project.

from its peak intensity. Floyd finally veered from its track toward Florida moving northwest then north paralleling the coast. Hurricane Floyd’s eye came within 95 nautical miles off Cape Canaveral on September 15 before heading north toward the Carolina’s where it made landfall with foot storm tides as a category two hurricaneFile Size: 3MB.

Floyd, which reached the North Carolina coast as a Category 2 hurricane, stands out for the prodigious amount of rainfall it brought—nearly 20 inches in.

Climatology. As to statistical hurricane research between and by the North Carolina State Climatology Office, a tropical cyclone makes landfall along the coastline about once every four years.

An estimated percent of all North Atlantic tropical cyclones have affected the state. Additionally, the remnants of a few Pacific tropical cyclones struck the state. Floyd was a large and intense Cape Verde hurricane that pounded the Bahama Islands, seriously threatened Florida, struck the coast of North Carolina and moved up the east coast into New England.

It neared category five intensity on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Scale as it approached the Bahamas, and produced a flooding catastrophe in the. The video, “The Role of States in Disaster Recovery,” is an instructional video combining research and oral history to address dealing with the type of large-scale natural disasters that coastal states face.

It focuses on the recovery from Hurricane Floyd (North Carolina, ) and Hurricane Katrina (Mississippi, ). Hurricane Dennis and Hurricane Floyd struck the Carolina’s only weeks apart.

The flooding in North Carolina following Floyd was the most damaging in state history. Prior to Floyd, the precipitation from Dennis had increased the height of the rivers millimeters ( inches).

This weather satellite image of Hurricane Floyd, from Septemshows the immense size of the storm, stretching from Florida to Canada. The storm travelled just off the Atlantic coast, producing severe flooding in North Carolina and Virginia, and heavy rains and localized flooding in most Mid-Atlantic : David Herring.

“The price we’re paying is that we’re having to cope with increasing levels of catastrophic flooding,” Paerl said.

“Coastal watersheds are having to absorb more rain. Let’s go back to Hurricane Floyd inwhich flooded half of the coastal plain of North Carolina. Then, we had Hurricane Matthew in Transportation Analysis Update for North Carolina Hurricane Evacuation Restudy for Brunswick, New Hanover, Pender, And Onslow Counties ( MB PDF) Summary: This report is an effort to continue to fine-tune North Carolina's hurricane preparedness and evacuation procedures.

Some of the main objectives of this study were to count the population. The Flood of the Century, the Year Flood, Hurricane Floyd. It remains the single greatest disaster in North Carolina’s history.

This mammoth storm was twice the size of a normal hurricane, but the true devastation began after the storm had passed. A survey of coastal South Carolina residents addressed the role of household decisions in amplifying demand on transporta-tion infrastructure during 's Hurricane Floyd evacuation.

Hurricane Floyd skirts Florida and Georgia and aims itself at low-lying coastal border of Carolinas, where its eye is expected to come ashore early Sept 16; it has already prompted greatest Author: David Firestone.

With Hurricane Florence barreling toward the North Carolina Coast, forecasters and government officials are warning that the storm poses a grave risk to. Morbidity and Mortality Associated With Hurricane Floyd North Carolina, September--October Please note: An erratum has been published for this article.

To view the erratum, please click here. On SeptemHurricane Floyd, a storm extending miles with sustained winds of miles per hour, made landfall in North Carolina, dropping up to 20 inches of rain in eastern.

Hurricane Floyd Effects on Coastal Ecology A NASA oceanographer, using spaceborne technologies to study the effects of Hurricane Floyd, has seen indications that there may be significant impacts on the marine food chain along the North Carolina coast due to extensive rainfall in the region.

Jay Barnes, a hurricane historian and the co- author of Faces from the Flood: Hurricane Floyd Remembered, said that Floyd was initially a scary monster aiming for Florida – it was the first storm to close down Disney then it weakened and set its sights on North Carolina.

Its remaining might struck in the middle of the night. The previous record was 24 inches caused by Hurricane Floyd in In South Carolina a new record was reached when rainfall reached almost 24 inches.

Florence directly caused 22 deaths in the United States, including 15 in North Carolina, 4 in South Carolina and 3 in Virginia, according to the National Hurricane Center (NHC). Catastrophe. ATLANTA, Ga. -- Just seven days after Hurricane Dennis flirted with North Carolina's Outer Banks, sparing the state the brutal winds of a landfall but pausing long enough to shove brackish floodwaters into seaside county creeks and rivers, the greatest storm in the state's recorded history came to stay.

The storm was Hurricane Floyd and the night of Wednesday, Sept. 16, Hurricane Bonnie High Water Marks Collection ( MB ZIP). Summary: The purpose of this report is to present high-water-mark data that were collected in the coastal counties of North Carolina following Hurricane Bonnie in late August It contains sections that describe the procedure used to obtain the high- water marks, data sheets showing comparisons of the high-water marks of Hurricane.