Live Location Intelligence Provides Insights into Communities in Tropical Storm 2’s Path

With Tropical Storm 2 projected to make landfall on the Gulf Coast this weekend, Esri has released a new interactive app ( for tracking hurricanes and their impacts on communities. The app, which uses data from NOAA and demographics from the American Community Survey, shows the forecast path of Tropical Storm 2 and detailed data about projected wind speed and precipitation impacts. You can click any of the forecast position points for the storm to get an overview of the storm’s intensity and you can click any area within the US to see local impacts on the population, including precipitation, wind gusts, and statistics about vulnerable populations in the storm’s path.