by Becki Gray
Former Senior Vice President, John Locke Foundation
This new interactive map shows storm surge predications along coastlines from FL to Maine, LA to TX with different categories of hurricanes. Focus in on NC to get a good idea of potential inundation along our coastline and inland.
Go to the interactive map, click here.
This also raises the question of insurance coverage along North Carolina’s coastline and who should assume risk for storm, flooding and wind damage. Is North Carolina’s beach plan enough to sustain a major hurricane hit or back to back hurricane hits? This will likely be a topic discussed again when the 2015-16 legislature convenes. In the meantime, pray for calm waters.