Hurricane center director says new color-coded maps should help clarify risks of storm surge

  • Article by: JENNIFER KAY , Associated Press
  • Updated: April 15, 2014 - 2:30 PM

ORLANDO, Fla. — The National Hurricane Center hopes new color-coded maps they're trying out this year will simplify two important points about storm surge for coastal residents: how far from the beach the water will spread and how high that water will rise.

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