Authorities Map and Model Damage from Deadly Alabama Tornadoes

Blog Post created by b_martinez-esristaff Employee on Apr 23, 2019

Check out the latest blog from Ryan Lanclos, Director of Public Safety Industries on the first of a two-part story about damage assessment for the devastating tornadoes in Lee County, Alabama. 

Key Takeaways

  • First responders use maps and apps for damage assessment to prioritize response and find victims.
  • The National Weather Service uses GIS to collect, map and classify the extent and track of each tornado’s path.
  • Automated preliminary response estimates speed assessment and rescue work.


Read the full blog at https://www.esri.com/about/newsroom/blog/authorities-map-and-model-damage-from-deadly-alabama-tornadoes/