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George McLeod, ODU, Rapid Modeling Assumptions & Limitations: Storm surge is visualized using CAT 2 data (MOM approach). Localized rainfall of 36” is modeled for the entire study region (City of Norfolk) without spatial variation. Water losses or gains from stormwater utility system are not considered.

CCRFR Report


An Analysis of the Potential Costs and Consequences of a Hurricane Impacting the Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News Metropolitan Area


  • CCRFR report authored by Robert McNab (Old Dominion University), Vinod Agarwal (Old Dominion University), Barbara Blake (Old Dominion University), Sheila Hutt (Old Dominion University), Tim Komarek (Old Dominion University), George McLeod (Old Dominion University) and Emily Steinhilber (Old Dominion University) examines the potential economic impact of a hurricane striking the Hampton Roads area. Read the full report here.











Slides Presented to Governor Northam’s Hurricane Preparedness Table Top Exercise, June 3, 2019





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