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Tiny tutorial: Historical hurricane tracks

With historical hurricane tracks from NOAA Digital Coast, you can look for trends in where hurricanes occur or pull up the facts on a single storm. For background information on hurricanes and tropical weather, check out the educational resources on our hurricane collection.

Animated tiny tutorial for accessing information on historical hurricane tracks.

Below, you can look through each step at your own pace. 

Step 1: Go to https://coast.noaa.gov/hurricanes.
Step 1: Go to https://coast.noaa.gov/hurricanes. 
Step 2: Type the location, name, year, or basin of a hurricane and hit enter. A basin is a region of the ocean, like "North Atlantic" or "East Pacific."
Step 2: Type the location, name, year, or basin of a hurricane and hit enter. A basin is a region of the ocean, like "North Atlantic" or "East Pacific." 
Step 3: Select a storm from search results to explore data from that storm.
Step 3: Select a storm from search results to explore data from that storm.
Step 4: Explore data from the storm.
Step 4: Explore data from the storm. (NOAA Education)
Step 5: Click LEGEND to see color-coded storm categories.
Step 5: Click LEGEND to see color-coded storm categories.
Step 6: Colored circles match up with data in the DETAILS tab.
Step 6: Colored circles match up with data in the DETAILS tab.