The National Weather Service / Hurricane Center is improving the depiction of wind watches and warnings... and adding in 2017, Storm Surge watches and warnings. Wind and Storm Surge Watches and Warnings can now be displayed via, NWS Zones, on any tracking map allowing for a more realistic view of the areas under an alert.
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Wind and Storm Surge
Watches and Warnings
Wind Zone watches and Warnings for Matthew
A closer view
Adding the coastal surge watches and warnings.
Showing just the storm surge watches/warnings
Close up of Storm Surge Watch on GA coast
More accurate Impact Reports