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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Here’s a PDF of the most recent NHP newsletter, recapping program activities from the 2022 hurricane season and plans for 2023. If you wish to sign up to receive future editions of this newsletter via email, and visit

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 […]

Catch up on our recent activities through this PDF of the National Hurricane Program’s mid-season newsletter. If you wish to sign up to receive future editions of this newsletter via email, and visit In April at the National Hurricane Conference, representatives from the National Hurricane Program also recorded an episode for Before, During & After: […]

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 […]

The 2022 season version of HURREVAC features a refined interface, improvements to tools, and expanded learning resources. Major upgrades 1.)  The 2022 version introduces a revamped HURREVAC logo and Toolbox icons. This is the first phase of a long-term project to optimize and align the overall user interface. 2.)  A comprehensive User Guide is now available. Dozens of new […]