Touring Historic Storms in Rhode Island

BSAMP_mapjournalTouring Historic Storms in Rhode Island,” is a new map journal that showcases the some of the most major storms to hit the state, including the Great Hurricane of 1938, Hurricane Carol (1954), and Superstorm Sandy (2012).

Historical photographs are combined with storm track images and flood maps generated from STORMTOOLS  and can be located on the Beach SAMP website:

When you open the Map Journal, click on the arrows on the left side of the screen to scroll through the text and photos, and the maps on the right side of the screen will automatically change and update. Also, be on the lookout for links to STORMTOOLS that allow you to enter an address to see if that location was inundated during these storms!


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