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storm surge:

see under stormstorm,
disturbance of the ordinary conditions of the atmosphere attended by wind, rain, snow, sleet, hail, or thunder and lightning. Types of storms include the extratropical cyclone, the common, large-scale storm of temperate latitudes; the tropical cyclone, or hurricane, which
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storm surge

[′stȯrm ‚sərj]
(oceanography)
A rise above normal water level on the open coast due only to the action of wind stress on the water surface; includes the rise in level due to atmospheric pressure reduction as well as that due to wind stress. Also known as storm wave; surge.
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Recently, four island barangays in Capiz, namely Bantigue and Butacal in Panay town as well as in Guba and Manapao in Pontevedra were oriented about the hazards due to storm surge and how they would respond to such emergency situation.
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The update also support for the new National Weather Service event codes: Extreme Wind Warning, Storm Surge Watch, and Storm Surge Warning.
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