Whether you’re a resident or a visitor to the Connecticut coast, knowing that you are prepared as a coastal storm approaches provides peace of mind. Preparedness can be as simple as having supplies on hand or knowing how to safely get you, your family and pets to an inland site away from flood waters. This Story Map provides information for several coastal towns on evacuation routes, local shelters or respite centers and local resources pertaining to storm preparedness. Click on the maps to immediately display local information and resources, or scroll through the story map to read about storms (recent and past) and why it pays to be prepared.
Residents, government officials, and visitors of coastal Connecticut
Esri ArcGIS Online, Esri Story Maps
Juliana Barrett, Emily Wilson, Zachary Guarino
Connecticut Sea Grant, Center for Land Use and Research, University of Connecticut
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