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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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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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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A New Post-Storm Assessment Tool: Past Wind Swath

Hurricane Douglas has just finished its track across the Pacific Ocean, skirting closer to the Hawaiian Islands than any other tropical system in many years. Just how close was Hawaii’s brush with Douglas? This is the perfect opportunity to introduce a brand new tool in HURREVAC to answer this question–the Past Wind Swath. Each main […]
  • Posted by Karen Townsend
  • On July 29, 2020
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