- ADCIRC Development Group
Constructing a sequence of models predicting the impact of a hurricane, storm surge, or flood on New Orleans and coastal Southern Louisiana.
- Center for the Study of Public Health Impacts of Hurricanes (CSPHIH)
Features maps of New Orleans, provides hurricane information, and addresses other Louisiana coastal issues. The Louisiana State University study integrates the research and expertise of numerous natural scientists, social scientists, engineers, toxicologists, and medical communities to identify and mitigate the public health impacts of hurricane and flood disasters.
- GlobalSecurity.org: Hurricane Pam
Information about the hypothetical scenario illustrating the impact of a category 3 hurricane on New Orleans that was presented to emergency officials from 50 parish, state, federal, and volunteer organizations in 2004.
- Index of Hurricane & Tropical Weather
Find fact sheets about hurricanes and their associated hazards: flooding, storm surges, and wind. The index also features disaster preparedness guides, links to state and federal weather resources, and disaster assistance information for Louisiana.
- New Orleans Weather Forecasts on Yahoo! Weather
Five day forecast for New Orleans, Louisiana. Also includes extended forecast, records and averages, severe weather alert, and forecast by email.
- NOLA.com: Hurricane Center
Hurricane news from New Orleans' Times-Picayune. Read parish-by-parish updates and alerts, storm tracking maps, satellite images, strike probabilities, warnings, storm photos, and other resources for monitoring and preparing for tropical cyclones.
- NOLA.com: Hurricane Preparedness Guide
Features the City of New Orleans emergency preparedness guide with evacuation routes and city emergency contact numbers.
- NPR: Wetlands and Flooding in New Orleans
All Things Considered program discussing how diminished wetlands have left New Orleans is at greater risk of flooding during a hurricane.
- U.S. Corps of Engineers Hurricane Protection System
Learn about the U.S. Corps of Engineers New Orleans District Task Force hurricane recovery projects in and around New Orleans.
- Washing Away
2002 special report by The Times-Picayune discussing the danger facing New Orleans if it were to take the full brunt of a major hurricane.
- Weather Underground: New Orleans, Louisiana
Forecast weather for New Orleans, Louisiana. Includes flood watch, flood statement, special weather report, and current conditions.
- WeatherBug: New Orleans Weather Information
Get New Orleans local weather conditions and forecast information.
- Wikipedia: Hurricane Preparedness for New Orleans
Chronicles hurricane and flooding hazards for the City of New Orleans from colonial times to the present. The article also addresses recent hurricane studies and levee preparations and funding issues post Hurricane Katrina.