New Options for Importing and Exporting Points of Interest

The latest upgrade to Points of Interest gives HURREVAC users more options for storing and sharing their information. The POI┬áImport and Export functions now support GeoJSON files. POIs can still be exported to and imported from properly-formatted Excel (.xlsx) spreadsheets. POI Style Settings can now be imported and exported, too. To share the custom look of […]
  • Posted by John Boyer
  • On November 9, 2023
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Midseason update: Enhancements to Points of Interest and Evacuation Timing Tools

The HURREVAC team deployed several upgrades and changes on August 15. These enhancements are mainly focused on the integration of Points of Interest with evacuation timing tools. One general improvement involves the resizing of reports in the right Side Panel. Reports have variable widths, so the panel now automatically expands to show all columns and […]
  • Posted by John Boyer
  • On August 15, 2023
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REMINDER: Join the HURREVAC webinar series starting June 12

The National Hurricane Program’s annual weeklong HURREVAC training webinar series will kick off on Monday, June 12. Registration is still open up to the start time of each day’s session, but we recommend signing up as soon as possible so that you will receive schedule reminders via email. This is the best opportunity to get […]
  • Posted by John Boyer
  • On June 7, 2023
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What’s new in HURREVAC for the 2023 season

The HURREVAC team implemented two changes to the program for the start of the 2023 Atlantic hurricane season: enhanced display settings for Points of Interest and a new system for Notifications. Several data layers were recently expanded or added to HURREVAC due to changes in National Hurricane Center products. If you have not already, be […]
  • Posted by John Boyer
  • On June 1, 2023
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2023 Updates to NHC products in HURREVAC

HURREVAC will incorporate updated products from the National Hurricane Center for the 2023 Atlantic hurricane season. The Peak Storm Surge forecast graphic is added to the Storm Tools bar to coincide with the operational issuance of the product this year. The new icon is located between “Watches and Warnings” and “Potential Storm Surge Flooding.” Peak […]
  • Posted by John Boyer
  • On May 16, 2023
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Register for the 2023 HURREVAC webinar series

Registration is open for the National Hurricane Program’s annual HURREVAC webinar series. The emergency management community is invited to join us each day from June 12 to June 16, 2023. Instructors will cover a wide range of topics to help new HURREVAC users gain a comprehensive understanding of the program. Returning users can also look […]
  • Posted by John Boyer
  • On March 23, 2023
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Updates to reports in HURREVAC

During February, the HURREVAC team implemented many enhancements to the layout, functionality and performance of reports. These changes are also documented in updates to the HURREVAC user guide. The 2023 season version of HURREVAC is under development, so check back this spring for more announcements about new features and virtual training opportunities. NEW: Three reports […]
  • Posted by John Boyer
  • On March 3, 2023
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New HURREVAC Display Settings For 2023

HURREVAC has a new look for 2023. This update features new color options for the interface, redesigned tool icons and more options for viewing latitude and longitude. Display Mode Display Mode is a new tab in the User Preferences window. There, users can choose one of these options to set as a default: Light Dark […]
  • Posted by John Boyer
  • On January 18, 2023
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Time change reminder for users tracking Nicole

The recent change from daylight saving time to standard time means that products from the National Hurricane Center and other forecast agencies are available one hour earlier. Users tracking Tropical Storm Nicole from the Eastern Time Zone should get these changes automatically in HURREVAC. Regular advisory packages (complete with new forecast tracks and discussions) are […]
  • Posted by John Boyer
  • On November 7, 2022
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ENHANCEMENTS TO TRACK AND SWATH OPTIONS

HURREVAC’s Track and Swath Options interface has been redesigned to give users more choices for how to display storm tracks and forecasts. The existing capabilities are unchanged. The most significant new feature is the ability to plot Previous Forecast Tracks for either the last 3 advisories or the last 6 advisories (not including intermediate advisories). This lets users see trends in a storm’s […]
  • Posted by John Boyer
  • On August 1, 2022
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